Seventy-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
David O. Russell
Robert De Niro
Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) is a chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.
As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance.
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Joy has always been fascinated by creating things, This pursuit was always supported emotionally by her maternal grandmother, Mimi. Joy feels that lack of practical support has led to others making fortunes on ideas she came up with years ago but could not act upon manufacturing. Despite being broke, Joy is the person in her extended family to whom everyone has always turned, in the process forgoing her own life, including not having attended college to help see her parents through their divorce. She works in an unsatisfying job as an Eastern Airlines ticket clerk; and lives with her mother Terry who spends all day in bed watching soap operas; her ex-husband Tony, a less than successful aspiring Latino Tom Jones wannabe; and their two children. Added to this mix is her father Rudy, the owner of a failing heavy-duty garage, which is managed by Joy's older half-sister Peggy, with whom she has somewhat of a strained relationship, and for which Joy does the books. Sharon, Rudy's latest ... Written by
First film produced by Annapurna Pictures to receive a PG-13 rating, and 12A in the UK. See more »
The television cameras seen in the background at QVC weren't released until a few years after the events of the film take place. These cameras are also shown with LCD teleprompters, which weren't manufactured until the early 2000's. See more »
[TV soap opera scene]
It doesn't make sense, I don't understand how something like this happened. I don't know what I'm going to do. This has been my whole life, and now it's gone I don't know what I'm supposed to do. Pendleton Industries is all I've ever known, and now it's all been taken away.
When someone sees a weakness in me, I turn that weakness into a strength.
[holds up a gun]
Danica, you're so strong. I don't think I can do anything like this.
You can imagine changing your ...
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I don't see what the hype is all about. The story is average and done many many times before. Nothing really likable or inspiring about the characters or the story. The acting is nothing notable. Just very standard stuff. Let me cap it in one sentence. Down and out mother thinks up an invention, brings it to market, and becomes rich after some travails that, in reality, is all fought and done with lawyers in the end. That's it. If you watched "The Pursuit of Happiness" the Will Smith movie, you've pretty much seen this one.
And just an off note, these type of movies are ridiculous. For every success story like this one, there are thousands of others who've tried and failed. People who risked the financial well beings of their children and family on an improbable venture because they think themselves special, even though they never done the hard work of getting an education or training. But they still think themselves special. You never hear about them, the losers, the irresponsible ones who ruined the lives of their families. You only hear about the one in a million, like lottery winners. For a society, this isn't healthy when even the dumbest dingbat thinks himself above everyone else, and they're going to be millionaires. I guess that's why people vote Republicans.
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