Oscar nominations 2013

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Jennifer Lawrence Disses Rivals on SNL

Hey, Quvenzhané Wallis: The alphabet called.

(Newser) - Oscar-nominated actress Jennifer Lawrence took the stage at Saturday Night Live last night, and wasted no time in mock-swiping at her rivals for best actress, reports People . To 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, of Beasts of the Southern Wild, she snarked, "the alphabet called. It wants its letters back." To... More »

Zero Dark Thirty Drops Gangster Squad

Kathryn Bigelow's thriller gets boost from Oscar nom

(Newser) - Zero Dark Thirty kicked Gangster Squad's butt at the box office this weekend after receiving an Oscar nomination for best picture, says the Hollywood Reporter . Kathryn Bigelow's followup to The Hurt Locker banked a surprising $24 million, ahead of Haunted House ($18.8 million), the star-studded Gangster Squad... More »

Lincoln Leads Oscar Noms With 12

Notable Academy Award snubs: Kathryn Bigelow, Ben Affleck, Tom Hooper

(Newser) - Lincoln ruled at this morning's Academy Award nominations announcement, scoring nods in the Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay categories. In all, the Steven Spielberg drama leads with 12 nominations, the AP reports. Eight other Best Picture nominees were... More »

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