An absolutely outstanding movie coupled with outstanding performances. Bradley Cooper is a much better actor than I had imagined and knocked his role out of the park. DeNiro was his usual outstanding self. The standout for me was Jennifer Lawrence. She underwhelmed me in the Hunger Games, but forget Bradley Cooper, I flat fell in love with her in this movie. She is not only an outstanding actress, she has that indefinable "It" that only a chosen few, such as Audrey Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, etc. have. She will be a major, major star!