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  1. Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Director Roundtable With Quentin Tarantino, Ridley Scott and More

    7:00 am 1/4/2016

    Quentin Tarantino and Ridley Scott join four other notable directors of the past year for The Hollywood Reporter's Director Oscar Roundtable.Read more

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  2. Making of 'Joy': How Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell Survived Endless Blizzards

    9:25 am 12/22/2015

    Script rewrites, blowups and adding a Haitian plumber character were just a part of the creative process for Russell's film, for which Kristen Wiig once considered playing Lawrence's title role.Read more

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  3. Jennifer Lawrence, David O. Russell Talk "Soul Connection" Behind Partnership

    12:44 pm 12/15/2015

    The actress and director, who teamed up for the third time on Fox's 'Joy,' discussed why they work well together at a conversation moderated by Tina Brown.Read more

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  4. Melissa Rivers on Playing Her Mother, Joan, in 'Joy': "I Didn't Want It to Be a Caricature"

    10:00 am 12/11/2015

    The late comedienne's daughter, who joined David O. Russell's Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper starrer about Miracle Mop creator Joy Mangano, says of depicting her mother during the host's QVC days, "I didn't want anyone to say, 'Oh look, it's a drag queen.'"Read more

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  5. Quentin Tarantino, Ridley Scott, Four More Directors on the Decline of "Middle-Class Films," Facing Retirement

    8:55 am 12/10/2015

    David O. Russell, Danny Boyle, Tom Hooper and Alejandro G. Inarritu also join THR's annual Director Roundtable to discuss their favorite films, who's stopping at 10 pictures and what you can learn from a soap star.Read more

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  6. 'Joy' Director David O. Russell: "Going Through Blood and Guts of Your Life Makes You More Human"

    8:00 am 12/10/2015

    "There's no greater inspiration you can give somebody than to underestimate them."Read more

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  7. 'Joy' Director David O. Russell - Director Oscar Roundtable

    7:50 am 12/10/2015

    "There's no greater inspiration you can give somebody than to underestimate them."Read more

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  8. Jennifer Lawrence Adds Activist to Her Résumé as Her 'Joy' Role Stirs Awards Buzz

    8:00 am 12/9/2015

    The Oscar winner and 'Hunger Games' star penned a scathing essay this fall on pay equality for her and other women in Hollywood, as the THR Power 100 honoree saw her stock rise even higher in 2015.Read more

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  9. 'Joy': Film Review

    6:00 am 12/7/2015

    David O. Russell's decades-spanning comedy stars Jennifer Lawrence as Joy Mangano, who invented and personally marketed the Miracle Mop.Read more

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