Joy is pretty ridiculous, and there are long sections of it that don t work. It s obviously a star vehicle for Lawrence, but if anyone deserves a .Lawrence s star power is at its peak in this true life tale of the single mother who made a fortune with a self wringing mop, but its surprising .
On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of , based on reviews, with an average rating of . . The site's consensus reads, " Joy is anchored by a strong performance from Jennifer Lawrence, although director David O. Russell's uncertain approach to its fascinating fact based tale only sporadically sparks bursts of the titular emotion.".Directed by David O. Russell. With Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramirez. Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty..Joy Mangano is the humble roots woman who became an industry of household inventions mainly, the Miracle Mop, although she holds over patents not an obvious choice for a biopic. Perhaps only director David O. Russell could see the potential in it, boosted by his fascination with Jennifer Lawrence, who plays Mangano. "Joy" demands that the au.nce become emotionally invested in a mop..Joy review Jennifer David O Russell's Joy is an intriguing but weirdly subdued and stylised film starring Jennifer Lawrence, an imperious beauty and stylish fashion plate..