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News Nuggets: Tony Kushner defends 'Zero Dark Thirty' against Senate attacks

By Daniel Montgomery
By Daniel Montgomery
Feb 12 2013 10:24 am
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Tony Kushner comes to the defense of "Zero Dark Thirty," supporting a letter sent to all 100 US Senators opposing political attacks against Kathryn Bigelow's film: “'History demonstrates, in particular the 1950s McCarthy period, that government officials should not employ their official status and power to attempt to censor, alter or pressure artists to change their expressions, believes, presentations of facts or political viewpoints,' the letter said." New York Times

"Holy Motors," "Amour," and "The Master" are among top winners of the 10th Annual International Cinephile Society Awards. IndieWire

Barbra Streisand, Shirley Bassey, and the cast of "Chicago" among scheduled acts for an especially musical Oscars telecast. New York Times

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron discuss their plans for producing this year's Oscars and promise not to disappoint. Advocate

The Grammys were this year's second biggest social media event, following the Super Bowl. Online chatter peaked when Frank Ocean won Urban Contemporary Album against Chris Brown. Billboard

BBC cancels "The Hour" after two seasons: Deadline. Jon Weisman of Variety hopes actors Dominic West, Ben Whishaw, and Romola Garai are remembered at the Emmys.

Lars von Trier's latest film, "Nymphomaniac," gets a US distributor, but likely will not compete at the Cannes Film Festival. IndieWire

 
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