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  1. David O. Russell: Jennifer Lawrence Owes Her Oscar to a Spider (Exclusive Video)

    9:31 pm PST 02/22/2014
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    The director tears up as he describes working with the Oscar winner, says a spider won her the "Silver Linings Playbook" role, and admits Harvey Weinstein was “skeptical” about the actress. READ MORE

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  2. David O. Russell on Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Oscar Win and Her Auditioning For the Role Via Skype

    4:00 pm PST 02/21/2014
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    The Oscar winning director spoke to a group of students at LMU School of Film and Television in Los Angeles, in the ongoing series The Hollywood Masters, moderated by THR’s Stephen Galloway. READ MORE

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  3. Oscar Breakdown: Best Director

    12:00 pm PST 02/19/2014
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    This year's nominees: An old master who made a vibrant film, a younger master who made one in black-and-white, a Mexican and a Brit plus a guy who has now been nominated in this category in three of the last four years. READ MORE

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  4. Oscar Breakdown: Best Actor

    12:00 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    An eclectic quintet includes a clear frontrunner, a virtually unrecognizable A-lister, a relatively young star who many already feel is overdue for a win and men who could become either the category's oldest winner or fifth black winner. READ MORE

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  5. Johnny Depp Honored at Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Awards, Likes 'Being Shocked Beyond Recognition'

    11:30 pm PST 02/15/2014
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    The "Lone Ranger" star said jokingly of his award: "This is a great honor, but [while] I was occasionally glancing at the screen, I realized what a ridiculous thing I've done." READ MORE

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  6. 'Captain Phillips,' 'American Hustle' Editors Share the Secrets Behind Putting Those Films Together

    10:00 am PST 02/14/2014
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    The film editors behind this year's Oscar-nominated movies open up about how their work shaped the finished product. READ MORE

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  7. Box Office: 'American Hustle' Racks Up $200M Worldwide

    1:12 pm PST 02/13/2014
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    David O. Russell's Oscar-nominated film is the highest-grossing film for producer Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures while setting a domestic record for its writer-director. READ MORE

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  8. OscarLytics: How Second-Place Picks Could Decide the Winner

    8:00 am PST 02/13/2014
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    With "Gravity," "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" locked in a fierce three-way battle, voters' second choices loom very large. READ MORE

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  9. Entertainment One Reports Full-Year Earnings Ahead of Expectations

    5:23 am PST 02/13/2014
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    The Canada-based "12 Year a Slave" distributor, in an upbeat trading update, raised its guidance to investors. READ MORE

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  10. Leonardo DiCaprio, David O. Russell Celebrate at THR's Nominees Night Soiree

    11:57 am PST 02/11/2014
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    Other guests who made the scene at Monday night's Spago party included Sumner Redstone, Jeffrey Katzenberg, "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuaron, breakout stars Lupita Nyong'o and Barkhad Abdi, "Nebraska's" Bruce Dern, and "Before Midnight" adapted screenplay contenders Ethan Hawke, Richard Linklater and Julie Delpy. READ MORE

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  11. Oscar Nominees Luncheon: Sandra Bullock, Leonardo DiCaprio, Pharrell Williams Hit the Red Carpet

    2:12 pm PST 02/10/2014
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    Cate Blanchett, Amy Adams, Meryl Streep and Jared Leto also were among those attending Monday's luncheon honoring all of this year's nominees. READ MORE

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  12. 'Captain Phillips,' 'American Hustle' Win American Cinema Editors Awards

    11:17 pm PST 02/07/2014
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    Eddie Award winners included "Frozen," "20 Feet From Stardom," "Breaking Bad," "Homeland," and the finale of "The Office." READ MORE

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  13. The Endlessly Entertaining Mouth of David O. Russell

    9:18 am PST 02/05/2014
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    The "American Hustle" director dishes on money, stalking Christian Bale and why "Silver Linings Playbook" was "an enormous emotional thing" for him. READ MORE

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  14. The Movies of David O. Russell: From 'Spanking the Monkey' to 'American Hustle'

    9:18 am PST 02/05/2014
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    The director, whose debut was a darling at the 1994 Sundance Fest, has enjoyed a string of hits with "The Fighter," "Silver Linings Playbook," and his most recent Oscar contender. READ MORE

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  15. David O. Russell Wants a Monitor From Mars: The Story Behind This Week's THR Cover

    9:17 am PST 02/05/2014
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    The "American Hustle" director was intense as ever with plenty of coiled energy while posing for the cameras, with THR's photo director remarking, "It’s hard to keep up with him." READ MORE

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  16. The Wild Imagination of David O. Russell: 'I'm an ADD Guy'

    9:00 am PST 02/05/2014
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    Forty-eight hours in the roller-coaster life of the writer-director whom Jennifer Lawrence describes as "pure creativity." READ MORE

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  17. David O. Russell: If NASA Gets 'Pristine Images From Mars,' Why Can't My Monitor?

    9:00 am PST 02/05/2014
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    The Oscar-nominated director jokes about his frustrations over using monitors on set, saying he instead chooses to stand next to a steady camera. "Half the time monitors are never reliable," says Russell. READ MORE

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  18. ACE Preview: Editors on Shaping Some of the Year's Biggest Performances

    11:45 am PST 02/04/2014
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    THR talks with American Cinema Editors' Eddie Award nominees from "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle," "Captain Phillips," "Gravity," "Her" and "Nebraska." READ MORE

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  19. The Wild Imagination of 'American Hustle' Director David O. Russell: 'I'm an ADD Guy'

    8:26 am PST 02/04/2014
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    The five-time Oscar nominee on what it means to his team to get nominations, the process involved in working with Christian Bale and plans to write again for American Hustle cast members. READ MORE

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  20. Box Office: Chinese Epic 'Monkey King' Tops Worldwide Chart With $46 Million Globally

    2:26 pm PST 02/02/2014
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    "The Wolf of Wall Street" sails past the $200 million mark, with "American Hustle" not far behind; "RoboCop" opens in its first three Asian markets, grossing $5.5 million. READ MORE

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  21. WGA Awards: 'Breaking Bad's' Vince Gilligan, 'Mad Men's' Matthew Weiner Walk the Red Carpet

    8:03 pm PST 02/01/2014
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    David O. Russell, Ethan Hawke, Amber Tamblyn, Brad Garrett and Joe Manganiello also were among those attending one of the guild's simultaneous awards shows in New York and Los Angeles. READ MORE

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