David O Russell

  • Blanchett, McConaughey win best actor trophies at SAG awards January 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actors Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey were honoured with the outstanding female and male actors in a leading role award for their films 'Blue Jasmine' and 'Dallas Buyers Club', respectively, at the 20th Screen Actor Guild awards. The SAG awards ceremony was held here Saturday. David O. Russell's 'American Hustle'...
  • 'American Hustle' review: It's possibly the most fun you will have at the movies in a long, long time January 20, 2014

    Cast: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner Director: David O' Russell From the opening minutes of American Hustle, you get a sense of the unconventional tone of this story. There's Christian Bale, unrecognizable as the paunchy owner of a drycleaning business, doing an elaborate combover by gluing on...
  • American Hustle: Will Jennifer Lawrence be able to impress the Indian audience? January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Crimecomedy drama 'American Hustle' which clinched several awards at the 71st edition of the Golden Globe Awards is going to hit the Indian screens on January 17. 'American Hustle' is based in 1970s and is a story about two conartists who set up stings to catch corrupt politicians. The...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Gravity', 'American Hustle' likely to lead the nominations January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The force of 'Gravity' may be about to exert itself on Hollywood's awards season. When Academy Award nominations are announced Thursday morning from Beverly Hills, Calif., Alfonso Cuaron's 3D space adventure will likely rival '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' in a close contest for mostnominated film....
  • Confident 'American Hustle' will be favourite at Oscars: Anupam Kher January 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who hosted a special screening of comedydrama 'American Hustle' for the students of his acting school Actor Prepares, says he is confident that the film will shine at the Oscars this year. The film has been directed by director David O Russell, with whom Anupam...
  • When Robert De Niro didn't recognise Christian Bale December 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert De Niro failed to recognise actor Christian Bale when he met him in his new look for the film 'American Hustle'. Bale sports a podgy, balding look in the film. When De Niro met the entire cast, he asked director David O. Russell who the overweight guy was. "After...
  • New York film critics name 'American Hustle' Best Film December 4, 2013

    New York: The New York Film Critics Circle named 'American Hustle' the best film of 2013, giving David O. Russell's fictionalized Abscam tale an early jolt in Hollywood's awards season. The film was also awarded best supporting actress for Jennifer Lawrence and best screenplay for the script by Russell and Eric...
  • Sneak peek: 'American Hustle' August 2, 2013

    'American Hustle' is an upcoming drama film directed by David O Russell, from a screenplay written by Eric Warren Singer and Russell. ...
  • 'Silver Linings' wins four honors at indie film awards February 24, 2013

    California: Quirky comedy 'Silver Linings Playbook' dominated the Independent Spirit Awards on the eve of Hollywood's Academy Awards ceremony, winning four prizes including for Best Feature. Jennifer Lawrence, 22, who plays a feisty young widow in 'Silver Linings Playbook,' was named best actress and David O. Russell picked up the best...
  • Oscars in Hollywood cliffhanger over Best Picture, Director February 21, 2013

    Sunday's Oscar ceremony is set for a cliffhanger ending after a topsyturvy awards season that has left the two top prizes Best Picture and Best Director too close to call. With just days to go before the movie industry's highest honors are handed out on February 24, awards watchers are keyed...
  • Anupam Kher's film wins top prize at Toronto fest September 17, 2012

    'Silver Linings Playbook,' a dramatic comedy about a man who returns to his family home after eight months in a mental institution, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday. The film, by 'The Fighter' director David O Russell and starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, took...
  • Masand: 'The Fighter' is more than just boxing March 4, 2011

    Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams Director: David O Russell 'The Fighter', directed by David O Russell, is more than just a boxing movie. It's as much a tense workingclass family drama that delivers emotional punches outside the ring. Set in Lowell, a small town in Massachussetts, the film is based...