Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, and Steve Martin killed it this weekend at award shows

It’s that time of year again. With the Oscar over, it means the award season is finally over, which means… MORE
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Steve Martin and Chris Rock deliver an opening monologue at the 2020 Academy Awards

If you’ve hosted the Oscars before, and you’re standing onstage again at the beginning of the awards show, but not considered the host, then what is that? “A demotion,” quipped Steve Martin, standing alongside Chris Rock to deli…

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Comedy at the Oscars: the ongoing debate

Every single year it is bound to come up. The topic of the Academy having some form of agenda against… MORE
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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 2021 Golden Globes, after “not” hosting the 2019 Oscars

NBC wasted little time trying to make us forget about last week’s Golden Globes by letting us know already that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler would return for a fourth time hosting the Globes come January 2021. Fey and Poehler hosted three consecutive…

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Seann William Scott expected Dude, Where’s my Car? to be Oscar bait

We all know that the Academy Awards regularly snubs comedians. As great as it would be if they recognized those… MORE
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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph really want you to think they hosted the Oscars

Sunday night’s Oscars got some comedic help from Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, and Amy Poehler. The Saturday Night Live alumni kicked off the hostless Academy Awards with an upbeat tone and quick pace on a night that featured lots of music and minimal bits. After the original host, Kevin Hart, stepped down from the gig amid controversy over old tweets, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed that

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There was a mini “Wayne’s World” reunion on the Oscars last night

Last night at the Academy Awards Mike Myers and Dana Carvey made a special appearance at the awards ceremony to… MORE
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Eighth Grade is my favorite Oscars snub

We need to talk about this year’s biggest Oscar snub: Eighth Grade. If you haven’t seen Eighth Grade, it is a coming-of-age comedy written and directed by Bo Burnham. It is a sweet, honest, heartwarming, and funny take on growing up that is masterfully written and directed. I am not the only one who thinks this. The film received rave reviews, including a 99% score on Rotten Tomatoes. A lot

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Here are the Oscar nominees…if The Academy respected comedies

The Oscars don’t respect comedy. Full stop. The Academy rarely nominates comedies for the prestigious award. A non-musical comedy film hasn’t won Best Picture since 1977’s Annie Hall, but there was a slight uptake in the 1950s and 1960s when movies like Tom Jones, The Apartment, and Around The World in 80 Days all won Best Picture. 1930s romcoms like You Can’t Take It With You and It Happened One

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Oscar nominees: Melissa McCarthy nominated for Best Actress, Worst Actress in the same year

Melissa McCarthy is nominated for an Oscar. Again. The Oscar nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning by funny people Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross. McCarthy, who is also nominated for a Razzie Award this year for the Happytime Murders, will hope to take home the Oscar for Best Actress. The actress took a dramatic turn portraying real-life fraudster Lee Israel in Can You Ever Forgive

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