Joy Is One Thing, “Joy” Is Another

David O. Russell’s Joy (2015) may do a better job of showing the difficult struggle of building a manufacturing business than any movie in history, but to me it gets rather boring and colorless during its second half.  It’s less interesting, in fact, than Atlas Shrugged Part 2, another film about business.  And it’s assuredly unprofound.  Russell directed it in an imaginative and resonant way, though.

 

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