Sunday, May 26, 2024

“Silver Linings Playbook” Meets Joe Biden


“Silver Linings Playbook” writer-director David O. Russell missed the Writers Guild panel in Hollywood last night for a good reason. He was in Washington, DC on Thursday, visiting Vice President Joe Biden with his star, Bradley Cooper. They were there to discuss programs and tolerance for mental health issues. “Silver Linings” continues to go nuts at the box office.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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