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The Cast Saves the Day: Despite an Uneven Story, ‘Joy’ Is Worth Seeing for the Performances

Joy is a goofy and uneven yet entertaining showcase for Jennifer Lawrence, who delivers a fun and strong performance as the title character. Joy has a tough life, with a mother (Virginia Madsen) addicted to TV, and her divorced husband (Edgar Ramirez) and father (Robert De Niro) sharing her basement. She’s working crap jobs—but an […]