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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. '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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Inside THR's Nominees Night Party: Leonardo DiCaprio Hits Bash; Cee Lo Green, Karen O Perform

    9:58 am PST 02/11/2014
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    Top performers, studio executives and below-the-line talent including David O. Russell, Jared Leto, Julie Delpy and Jeffrey Katzenberg stepped out to toast the nominees at the star-filled soiree on Feb. 10 at Wolfgang Puck's Spago in Beverly Hills. READ MORE

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  17. The Glitz and Glam at This Year's Nominees Night Party

    10:25 pm PST 02/10/2014
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    From Leonardo DiCaprio's Giorgio Armani suit to best supporting actress nominee Lupita Nyong'o's Valentino Couture gown, we find out what the Oscar nominees are wearing at THR's annual event. READ MORE

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  18. Nominees Night 2014: THR Celebrates Oscar Hopefuls With Star-Packed Soiree

    8:12 pm PST 02/10/2014
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    UPDATED: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, David O. Russell and Alfonso Cuaron were among the contenders feted at the annual Nominees Night party at Spago on Feb. 10. READ MORE

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  19. Inside the Oscar Nominees Luncheon

    6:20 pm PST 02/10/2014
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    Which nominees received the loudest applause when their names were announced? Which young nominee helped an older nominee up the bleachers for the class photo? And who made the most memorable fashion choices? READ MORE

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  20. David O. Russell, 'The Great Beauty' to Headline Los Angeles-Italia Film Fest

    1:53 pm PST 02/10/2014
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    The last major film event before the Oscars highlights Italian and Italian-American filmmakers and entertainers. READ MORE

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