Jennifer Lawrence plays down the importance of her craft in an interview with Vanity Fair: "'Not to sound rude, but [acting] is stupid,' Lawrence says. 'Everybody’s like, "How can you remain with a level head?" And I’m like, "Why would I ever get cocky? I’m not saving anybody’s life. There are doctors who save lives and firemen who run into burning buildings. I’m making movies. It’s stupid."'" VANITY FAIR
Russell Crowe responds to Adam Lambert's criticism of his singing in "Les Miserables": "'I don’t disagree with Adam,' tweeted Crowe. 'Sure it could have been sweetened, [director] Tom Hooper wanted it raw and real, that’s how it is.'" HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Oscars plan tribute to 007 in honor of James Bond's 50th anniversary: "'We are very happy to include a special sequence on our show saluting the Bond films on their 50th birthday,' said producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron in a statement. 'Starting with "Dr. No" back in 1962, the 007 movies have become the longest-running motion picture franchise in history and a beloved global phenomenon.'" HUFFINGTON POST
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