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

    7:00 am PST 01/04/2016
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    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 PST 12/22/2015
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    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

    1:05 pm PST 12/15/2015
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    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 PST 12/11/2015
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    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 PST 12/10/2015
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    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. Director Roundtable: Exclusive Portraits of Ridley Scott, Quentin Tarantino and 4 Fellow Filmmakers

    8:48 am PST 12/10/2015
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    Tom Hooper, Alejandro G. Inarritu, David O. Russell and Danny Boyle also joined the annual THR Roundtable to discuss their favorite movies, the decline of "middle-class films" and facing retirement. READ MORE

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

    8:00 am PST 12/10/2015
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    "There's no greater inspiration you can give somebody than to underestimate them." READ MORE

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

    7:50 am PST 12/10/2015
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    "There's no greater inspiration you can give somebody than to underestimate them." READ MORE

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

    8:00 am PST 12/09/2015
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    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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  10. 'Joy': Film Review

    6:00 am PST 12/07/2015
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    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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  11. David O. Russell to be Honored by Art Directors Guild

    8:57 am PST 12/02/2015
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    The 20th Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. READ MORE

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  12. Oscars: Will 'Joy' Return Jennifer Lawrence to the Best Actress Circle? (Analysis)

    8:50 am PST 12/01/2015
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    THR's awards analyst offers his take on the just-unveiled third pairing of writer-director David O. Russell with stars Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro. READ MORE

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  13. Jennifer Lawrence Unveils 'Joy': "A Woman Across Four Generations"

    9:29 pm PST 11/28/2015
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    David O. Russell's new film, which will be released Dec. 25, stars the Oscar-winning actress as a divorced mom who becomes a successful entrepreneur. READ MORE

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  14. Jennifer Lawrence Says She Will Make Directorial Debut With 'Project Delirium'

    11:20 am PST 11/25/2015
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    The movie is based off of a 2012 New Yorker piece. READ MORE

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  15. David O. Russell to Give BAFTA's Annual David Lean Lecture

    1:32 am PST 11/18/2015
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    The filmmaker will jet into London Dec. 19. READ MORE

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  16. Hollywood Flashback: In 2009, David O. Russell Was Hoping for Another Hit at AFM

    11:31 am PST 11/06/2015
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    Before he became one of the hottest helmers in Hollywood, the 'Joy' director was searching for funding to finish his doomed production, 'Nailed.' READ MORE

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  17. David O. Russell on Jennifer Lawrence's Wage-Gap Gripe: It's Hard to Make Deals "With a Lot of Big Stars"

    10:59 am PDT 10/22/2015
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    "I believe the spirit of what Jennifer is saying is truthful to her heart. I support her and all women in that." READ MORE

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  18. New 'Joy' Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence's Housewife Has "To Do Things for Myself, Once and for All"

    7:51 am PDT 10/21/2015
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    The latest look at David O. Russell's Christmas Day release also features more of Robert De Niro and Isabella Rosselini as Joy's father and stepmother. READ MORE

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  19. Screenwriter Strife Hits Jennifer Lawrence's 'Joy'

    5:00 am PDT 09/16/2015
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    'Bridesmaids' scribe Annie Mumolo lost a credit to David O. Russell after he took over the picture. The silver lining? She may still be eligible for an Oscar after being awarded a story credit by the Writers Guild. READ MORE

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  20. 'Joy' Teaser Trailer

    2:57 pm PDT 07/15/2015
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    'Joy' trailer, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, directed by David O. Russell. READ MORE

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