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David O. Russell

David O. Russell
David O. Russell was nominated for Oscars for Best Achievement in Directing and Best Writing, Original Screenplay for "American Hustle".

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David O. Russell was nominated for Oscars for Best Achievement in Directing and Best Writing, Original Screenplay for "American Hustle".

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  • Academy Awards 2014: Best picture race is an Oscar tale of suspense

    Academy Awards 2014: Best picture race is an Oscar tale of suspense
    The last time Oscar voters surprised with a best picture winner came eight years ago when Jack Nicholson opened the evening's final envelope, arched those famous eyebrows and announced "Crash." He then mouthed the word "Whoa!" Most years, Hollywood...
  • New ‘Doctor Who’ companion? Samuel Anderson joins Season 8 cast

     
    The Doctor might be getting a new companion. Samuel Anderson, who was in a brief scene in the “Doctor Who” […]...
  • 'The Americans' recap: Is family or Mother Russia more important?

    'The Americans' recap: Is family or Mother Russia more important?
    In the Season 2 premiere of “The Americans” on FX, KGB spies Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell) grapple with an agonizing dilemma: Should they protect their family or remain loyal to the Soviet Union? Remarkably, the...
  • 'True Detective' music: 10 other great songs by the Handsome Family

    'True Detective' music: 10 other great songs by the Handsome Family
    Musically speaking, one of the best parts of the breakout success of “True Detective” is the window it opens into the world of the Handsome Family. The husband-wife duo of Brett and Rennie Sparks composed “Far From Any Road,”...
  • 'Hobbit' hot in China. MPAA tries to work other side of aisle.

    'Hobbit' hot in China. MPAA tries to work other side of aisle.
    After the coffee. Before asking Madonna for an invite to her Oscar party. The Skinny: "The Americans" lived up to my expectations and we all know how picky I am. Also good to have "Modern Family" back. I got through ABC's "Mixology," but after the first...
  • Oscars 2014: Buzzmeter panel picks picture, talks 'Hustle' and hype

    Oscars 2014: Buzzmeter panel picks picture, talks 'Hustle' and hype
    Oscar balloting ended Tuesday, which means two things: (1) Academy members no longer have to feel guilty about not watching that "12 Years a Slave" screener, and (2) it's time to gather The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists together for one last powwow...
  • Review: The overlooked victims in 'The Americans' — the kids

     Review: The overlooked victims in 'The Americans' — the kids
    In many ways, "The Americans" has it all: Sex, violence, Cold War intrigue, Reagan-era fashions (oh, that hair!), marriage as metaphor, Margo Martindale … the list goes on and on. If it weren't on FX and full of Americans, you'd think it had been...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Law & Order: SVU' and 'Chicago PD'

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Law & Order: SVU' and 'Chicago PD'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Survivor The unscripted...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS: Los Angeles'

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS: Los Angeles'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Profit Financial...
  • 'Ride Along,' 'Frozen' fend off 'That Awkward Moment' at box office

    'Ride Along,' 'Frozen' fend off 'That Awkward Moment' at box office
    Two very different buddy comedies vied for the No. 1 spot at the box office over the weekend. Ice Cube and Kevin Hart's tough-talking cop romp "Ride Along" outgunned former Disney-bred teen idol Zac Efron's "That Awkward Moment" to emerge victorious...
  • Hollywood Bowl 2014: Dudamel conducts Dudamel, 'Hair' goes bare

    Hollywood Bowl 2014: Dudamel conducts Dudamel, 'Hair' goes bare
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Stars under the stars is what the Hollywood Bowl is all about. In the 2014 Bowl season announced Tuesday by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, a number of them – namely, the cast of “Hair&...