From ‘Spanking the Monkey’ to ‘American Hustle,’ David O. Russell’s reputation as a person is finally rising to meet his rep as a filmmaker.
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'There were a lot of weird quirky things going on inside of me that I didn’t let show. But when I started to write, I started to explore my psyche and all the things that make me Matthew Quick. I had always been embarrassed by those traits but it’s also what fueled my writing.' Matthew Quick, who took time out recently to speak with Word & Film, is most proud of the way the book and film normalize and humanize what he describes as the 'mental health community.' Here are the highlights from our conversation.