Robert De Niro, left, recipient of the Hollywood Supporting Actor Award, David O. Russell, center, recipient of the Hollywood Director Award, and Bradley Cooper, recipient of the Hollywood Actor Award, pose together at the 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Russell directed De Niro and Cooper in the forthcoming film "Silver Linings Playbook." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Gallery: Hollywood Film Awards
Oct. 23, 2012 @ 03:09 PM
Hollywood warmed up for its awards season with a love fest that recognized top actors and directors for films that haven't been released yet. Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, director David O. Russell and writer-director Quentin Tarantino were among the honorees Monday at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards, which bills itself as "the official launch of awards season.