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News Nuggets: Alliance of Women Film Journalists honor 'Zero Dark Thirty'

By Daniel Montgomery
By Daniel Montgomery
Jan 09 2013 11:42 am
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jessica chastain zero dark thirty alliance of women film journalists oscars entertainment film nesAlliance of Women Film Journalists picks Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" as Best Film; star Jessica Chastain wins Best Actress and the Female Icon Award. AWFJ

See 10 rejected Oscar campaign posters. "F**k your consideration," says Joaquin Phoenix's ad for "The Master." NEXT MOVIE

Rihanna and Taylor Swift will perform on the Grammy telecast, as well as top nominees Mumford and Sons, Fun., and the Black Keys. MTV

Meryl Streep and George Clooney among all-star presents announced for this weekend's Golden Globes. USA TODAY

Classical pianist Glenn Gould, who died in 1982, will posthumously be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Grammys. GLOBE AND MAIL

Third annual Athena Film Festival will showcase women in film, including "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Middle of Nowhere," and "Brave." ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL

Jon Weisman wonders if snubbed actors and filmmakers gripe over online voting when Oscar nominations are announced? "... while there may be some grousing over whether potential fate-changing votes were lost, surprises became a part of the Oscar noms long before online ballots were even imagined. Attributing any unexpected noms this time around to the vagaries of the voting system is best left to the conspiracy theorists." VARIETY

 
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