Yeah JC I too enjoyed Very Bad Things. It wasnt even funny but it was insanely fucked up which I appreciated. 7/10
And I do agree that Cooper is improving as an actor. I mean, he has an Oscar nom under his belt now so he's definitely legit. Still havent seen Silver Linings Playbook yet cause his character seems like he would annoy the shit out of me.
I did like him a lot in The Place Beyond the Pines. The scene towards the end when him and Luke's kid are in the woods is some amazing acting right there. 9/10