The Cricket's Daily 3: You don't want to make Kim Novak angry

Published January 16, 2012 8:53 am

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Here's what's happening in pop culture:

• Kim Novak compares the use of Bernard Herrmann's score from "Vertigo" in Michel Hazanavicius' silent comedy "The Artist" to rape. Hazanavicius responds that using the score came from his "admiration and respect for movies throughout history." [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Meanwhile, Hazanavicius has received a nomination from the Directors Guild of America. Other DGA nominees: Woody Allen ("Midnight in Paris"), David Fincher ("The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"), Alexander Payne ("The Descendants") and Martin Scorsese ("Hugo"). Notably absent from the list: Steven Spielberg ("War Horse"). [Movie City News]

• Does "The Devil Inside" feature the worst ending in movie history? Mllions of moviegoers, who gave it an "F" on CinemaScore, can't be wrong. [Slate]