The scene above from Silver Linings Playbook was pretty freaking great, right? Didn’t it just make you want to dance your ass off? Good GIF for a Friday. Speaking of, we re-aired our interview with Bradley Cooper today. It’s a great one. He talks about sexy man poses and his parents, among other things.
On watching films as a kid with his father
It was two kids with popcorn in front of them enjoying the film. That was always the great thing about my dad. I always felt like he was my friend. We used to have this game called ‘Would You Put Him in the Movie?’ — or ‘Her in the Movie?’ — and we would have the ultimate film that would have the best actors. [T]he way that we would rate performances in movies is, ‘Would they be worthy of the movie?’ And so we would be watching a scene and I’d turn to him and say, ‘Would you put him in?’ And then he’d say, ‘Mmmm, maybe not.’ So that was the barometer. But outside of that, there was no intellectual discussion about, ‘You see, Son, this is how you set up the protagonist.’ Nothing like that.
Silver Linings Playbook is out now on DVD and Cooper is currently starring in The Place Beyond the Pines with Ryan Gosling.