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Bradley Cooper plays mental patient Pat Solitano.
Experts Blog

5 Love Lessons From 'Silver Linings Playbook'

The Oscar-nominated film 'Silver Linings Playbook' introduces us to messy relationships and messy lives. The relationships and characters are incredibly sensitive and humane. It is a romantic comedy that highlights the best and worst behaviors of people in relationships.

3 Love Lessons From Silver Linings Playbook
Experts Blog

3 Love Lessons From Silver Linings Playbook

Jennifer Lawrence won a Golden Globe last night for her work in Silver Linings Playbook, and the movie is up for 8 Academy Awards this year, including Best Picture.   As I watched the film, I couldn’t help but think, “Wow. There’s a whole lot of crazy in this movie.” I was startled by the loud family interactions, the physical violence, and the evident emotional pain felt by these characters.

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"That's what you do when you love someone," says Hutcherson.
Celebrity Love

"Hunger Games" Josh Hutcherson On Sacrificing It All For Love

He was always a driven actor, even in the years before he could drive. Josh Hutcherson leans against the balcony in his suite at the Kahala Hotel on Waikiki Beach in Hawaii, sips some guava juice and tells you this story. "I got my hands on a phone book at age nine and looked up local acting agents," Hutcherson, a native of Kentucky, says with a smile. "Then I called one up and said, 'Hi, my name is Josh and I'm going to be a movie star.'"

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Celebrity Love

2011 Oscar Nominations And Predictions

2011 Oscars here we come! We've watched the movies, studied the 83rd Academy Award nominations and created two lists. First predictions for who will win the Academy Award in each of eight categories, and who would win the 2011 Oscar if YourTango stuffed the envelopes. Our criteria? The most realistic, relatable, helpful and smartest portrayals of romantic relationships. Let us know if you agree with us and who YOU would choose to win the 2011 Academy Awards.

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Oscars 2011: Will The Best Actress Curse Continue?

Every actress dreams of bagging that gorgeous golden Oscar statuette, but if the Best Actress Curse is to be believed, scoring an Academy Award means tanking a relationship (think Sandra Bullock, Kate Winslet and Reese Witherspoon, whose relationships fell apart within a year of their Best Actress wins). If the curse is real, can we then predict who will win the 2011 Best Actress by looking at whose love life is least stable? We hope not!