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    AFI FEST Promotes One of Last Holiday Entries Via Special Tribute to David O. Russell

    Given that David O. Russell's "American Hustle" (December 25) is one of the last films to arrive into the already-crowded awards fray, the last film festival of the fall season, AFI FEST 2013 (November 7-14), gets to promote the presumed Oscar contender via Special Tribute on Friday, November 8.

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    AFI FEST Nabs David O. Russell Tribute, Will Show Scenes From 'American Hustle'

    AFI FEST will host a tribute to Special Tribute to David O. Russell on November 8. The evening will celebrate his body of work, including the upcoming "American Hustle,"

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    Oscars: Is The Best Director Competition More Than A Two-Horse Race?

    If this year's Best Picture race is tough (and it is, even with films like "Foxcatcher" and "Monuments Men" pushed into 2014), it's nothing compared to the fight that's brewing in Best Director. The category has evolved somewhat since the Best Picture field expanded to ten films. Before that change,...

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    Oscars: Which Films Will Pick Up Original & Adapted Screenplay Nominations?

    Ladies and gentleman, welcome to the Twilight Zone. As long as almost anyone can recall, the Adapted Screenplay category has been more far more competitive than the original script slot. In general, more Academy-friendly films tend to have been adapted from novels, non-fiction books, plays, articles...

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    Watch: Latest 'American Hustle' Trailer With Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper And Amy Adams, Is Flashy And Tension-Packed

    The latest trailer for David O. Russell's "American Hustle" takes the New Jersey con artist tale through the flashy depths of the criminal underworld in seventies-era New Jersey.

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    'American Hustle' Character Posters Show Off Permed Bradley Cooper, Sexy Jennifer Lawrence and More

    Five character posters have debuted online for David O. Russell's "American Hustle," showing off a permed Bradley Cooper, a rotund Christian Bale, a slinky Jennifer Lawrence, a bedazzled Amy Adams and a coiffed Jeremy Renner. Take a look, below.

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    Watch: Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams Do the 70s Proud in Trailer for David O. Russell's 'American Hustle'

    Christmas Day may seem far away, but we're getting an early look at one of our presents now. David O. Russell's "American Hustle" -- his hotly-anticipated follow-up to "Silver Linings Playbook" -- has its first trailer, and while it's (thankfully) light on plot, there's plenty of goodies within.

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    David O. Russell To Direct JFK Conspiracy Movie 'Legacy Of Secrecy' For Leonardo DiCaprio

    With the 50th anniversary coming up this November, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas in November 1963 is clearly capturing the attention of filmmakers again, more than twenty years after the release of Oliver Stone's "JFK." Tom Hanks is producing the ensemble drama "Parkland,"...

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    As Boston Filming Halts on 'American Hustle,' L.A. Film Fest Names David O. Russell as Guest Director, Spirit of Independence Award Winner

    The Los Angeles Film Festival (June 13-23) has announced that Oscar-nominated and Film Independent Spirit Award-winning director David O. Russell will serve as the 2013 fest's guest director. He will also be the recipient of the Spirit of Independence award, which recognizes an individual for his or...

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    David O. Russell's Untitled Abscam Project Gets a Title

    David O. Russell's follow-up to "Silver Linings Playbook" -- currently filming in Massachusetts -- will be titled "American Hustle," it was announced today.

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