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'Silver Linings' found outside the Hollywood playbook

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Infidelity, marital breakdown, criminal assault, mental illness. These are topics of high drama; there's nothing amusing about them. Except that "Silver Linings Playbook" deals with every one -- and it is one of the funniest films of the year. It shouldn't come as such a surprise. Some of the most droll satirists are also some of the most pensive. Director David O. Russell's seriously...