The “Waking Dream” of ‘American Hustle’ Director David O. Russell

David O. Russell, American HustleColumbia Pictures via Everett Collection

American Hustle rounds out a trio of films, including 2010’s The Fighter and last year’s Silver Linings Playbook, that constitute a career transformation for David O. Russell. He spoke to us about the common thread between these three films, why his directing style works for him, and more – for the full read, check it out at Studio System News.