09:27 AM EDT 04/13/2013
Tommy Lee Jones
Originally posted 01/20/2013 08:45AM
How to get the jump on your sister Oscar nominees? Host Saturday Night Live – and come out punching.
That was Jennifer Lawrence's modus operandi this weekend, with the Silver Linings Playbook's Best Actress contender taking good-natured swipes at her competition during her silver-tongued opening monologue on the NBC comedy show.
About Jessica Chastain, she said: "In Zero Dark Thirty you caught Bin Laden. So what? In Winter's Bone I caught a squirrel, and then ate it."
Naomi Watts: You were in The Impossible. You know what else is impossible? You beating me on Oscar night."
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