First Look at Jennifer Lawrence in Joy – Does She Have Another Oscar Nomination in Her Future?

No sense in breaking up an all-star cast.

David O. Russell directs the upcoming dramedy Joy, which reunites Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro on the big screen – all of whom starred in Russell’s Oscar-nominated film Silver Linings Playbook.

Jennifer Lawrence Sets the Record Straight About Rumored Fight with David O. Russell

Jennifer Lawrence is speaking out in defense of her Joy director and frequent collaborator, David O. Russell.

“I know I don’t go on here a lot because I can barely work email,” the actress, 24, wrote on her Facebook page, “but there’s been a terrible rumor going around the last 24 hours so I wanted to clear it up.

Your Guide to Awards Show Season Reaction Shots

Reaction shots are the (occasionally unintended) visual punchlines of award shows. For every tongue-in-cheek Martin Freeman reaction, there’s a stone-faced Frances McDormand smash-cut for Twitter to crow over.

So before the SAG Awards get underway, we’re taking a look back at some of the best “reactors” at awards shows and attempting to predict who’s going to be the one to watch this year.

Jennifer Lawrence Feasts on Italian in Boston

Jennifer Lawrence wasn’t at the Golden Globes last night, but the American Hustle star wasn’t exactly sitting at home alone.

Lawrence and her Hustle director, David O. Russell, headed to Bricco in Boston’s North End, the historic Italian neighborhood, for a feast with friends.

JLaw and company had the restaurant’s second floor all to themselves – and even had two security guards to ensure no Hunger Games super fans popped by.

Can American Hustle Sweep the Oscars?

Just as horse racing has its Triple Crown, red-carpet season has its own impressive awards haul that only the boldest of films aspire to win: the “Big Five” at the Oscars.

Taking home a trophy in the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay categories is considered a “sweep” at the Academy Awards, and this year’s contest has American Hustle vying for the honor.

Christian Bale: What's He Doing with Greasy Hair and a Chubby Belly?

Christian Bale is known for losing weight for films roles. But this time, the Batman hunk has packed on a few lbs. to play a ’70s con man turned FBI guy in his next movie.

The Oscar winner, 39, was seen with greasy hair and a protruding belly on the Massachusetts set of the untitled film – quite a sight next to his gorgeous costar Amy Adams.

Jessica Chastain Makes First Public Appearance with Boyfriend

Having recently told Katie Couric during an interview that she does have a boyfriend, Jessica Chastain made what is apparently her first public appearance with him Friday night, at the Women in Film 6th annual Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party.

Arriving arm and arm together at Fig & Olive in Los Angeles, the Zero Dark Thirty Best Actress nominee and Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo sipped Perrier-Jouët Champagne in the main room before Chastain spotted her costar from last year’s The Help, Viola Davis, and Davis’s husband.

Facebook Research Says Your Oscar Picks Say More About You Than You Realize

A person’s favorite film says a lot about – especially when it’s Oscar season.

Researchers at Facebook have found some interesting links between moviegoers’ Oscar picks and their other interests.

For example, if you’re rooting for David O. Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook to take home Best Picture during Sunday’s 85th Academy Awards, chances are your other interests on Facebook include Smarties (the candy!), musical acts LMFAO and Ke$ha and films like Wreck-It Ralph and Despicable Me.