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  1. How David O. Russell and James Murdoch Are Creating the Next Generation of Great Directors

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    In THR's Philanthropy Issue, the director and 21st Century Fox exec talk about how they're helping aspiring filmmakers as part of L.A.'s new Ghetto Film School READ MORE

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  2. Olivia Wilde, David O. Russell, Lee Daniels Impressed by Ghetto Film School Students

    1:42 pm PDT 06/19/2014
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    At the educational institution’s 10th annual benefit, former New York City film commissioner Katherine Oliver was honored, $400,000 was raised and Russell teased two upcoming projects. READ MORE

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  3. David O. Russell's Miracle Mop Movie With Jennifer Lawrence Gets Release Date

    3:06 pm PDT 06/06/2014
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    "Joy" centers on inventor Joy Mangano and marks the third collaboration between Lawrence and Russell. READ MORE

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  4. Jennifer Lawrence Brought Slim Jims to the Oscars

    7:54 am PDT 05/23/2014
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    The actress also reveals when she'll finally be able to take some time off and confirms that she'll be playing the inventor of the Miracle Mop in another David O. Russell movie. READ MORE

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  5. Germany's Senator Entertainment Restructuring After Massive Loss

    1:27 am PDT 05/01/2014
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    The Berlin-based producer-distributor booked net losses of $38 million last year, as revenues fell 47 percent. READ MORE

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  6. Oscar Party Diary: Inside the Week's Bashes With Amy Adams, Lupita Nyong'o and Angelina Jolie

    10:34 am PST 02/28/2014
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    THR goes inside the biggest bashes, from the Governors Ball to the Vanity Fair party. READ MORE

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  7. David O. Russell Drops Out of ABC Drama

    6:30 pm PST 02/26/2014
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    The "American Hustle" writer-director departs the project, just a month after it received a straight-to-series order. READ MORE

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  8. FEINBERG FORECAST: Scott's Final Picks for Who Will Win at Sunday's Oscars (Analysis)

    8:00 pm PST 02/25/2014
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    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg, who predicted a field-leading 21 of the 24 Oscar winners last year, offers his final projections for all of this year's races. READ MORE

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  9. German 'The Office,' Turkish Comedy Rule Teutonic Box Office

    10:08 am PST 02/25/2014
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    George Clooney's “The Monuments Men” books a respectable fourth in Germany as international titles rule the local box office. READ MORE

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  10. China: 'Robocop,' 'American Hustle' Gear Up for Release as 'Hobbit 2' Rules

    12:45 am PST 02/24/2014
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    Boong Joon-ho's dystopian "Snowpiercer" and the edgy Berlin fest winner "Black Coal, Thin Ice" are scheduled for March, a possible sign of increased liberalism among the country's censors. READ MORE

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. LA-Italia Fest to Honor U2, Song 'Ordinary Love'

    9:34 am PST 02/20/2014
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    The acclaimed Irish rock band joins a star-studded guest list that includes David O. Russell and Steve Coogan. READ MORE

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  14. Jon Stewart Teases David O. Russell: Your Films Need a Killer Robot (Video)

    9:01 pm PST 02/19/2014
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    The "American Hustle" director sat down with the "Daily Show" host, who also made fun of the filmmaker for looking like a man smuggling something out of Tijuana. READ MORE

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  15. 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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  16. BAFTA Awards: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Prince William Hit the Red Carpet in London

    3:19 pm PST 02/16/2014
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    Amy Adams, Cate Blanchett, Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Leonardo DiCaprio and Oprah Winfrey also were among those who turned out for Sunday's ceremony. READ MORE

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  17. 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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  18. 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Wolf of Wall Street' Writers Reveal Their Writing Processes, Biggest Challenges

    2:51 pm PST 02/11/2014
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    "American Hustle's" David. O Russell and "Her's" Spike Jonze also were among the Oscar-nominated screenwriters taking part in a panel at the Los Angeles Film School. READ MORE

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  19. THR Nominees Night 2014: What Leonardo DiCaprio, Lupita Nyong'o Wore to the Party (Video)

    1:32 pm PST 02/11/2014
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    The evening's guests -- also including Jared Leto, David O. Russell, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy -- dished on what they wore to the star-studded bash on Monday at Beverly Hills' Spago. READ MORE

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  20. 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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