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David O. Russell, director of the film Silver Linings Playbook, speaks as U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) looks on during a news conference February 7, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A bipartisan group of senators will introduce the Excellence in Mental Health Act to help strengthen the nation's mental health services.
L.A. Times film writer Rebecca Keegan joins the show to discuss the latest industry news coming out of Hollywood.
Today we'll talk about the overlap between Washington, D.C. and Hollywood, from Bill Clinton's endorsement of "Lincoln" to "Silver Linings Playbook" director David O. Russell's part in calling for mental health legislation.