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Ricky Gervais: Oscar host? It has a nice ring to it, but after backlash to his biting humor at the Golden Globes, would the comedian even consider it?
"It's a tough one," the comedian told Gold Derby after being told that veteran Emmy, MTV Movie Awards and People's Choice Awards producer Mark Burnett suggested him as a good pick. Get More »
Seth MacFarlane has decided not to host the Oscars again ... again.
Last month, 2014 Academy Awards producing duo Craig Zadan and Neil Meron all but begged the "Family Guy" funnyman to come back for another turn on the Oscars stage after he'd already said "no way" to the idea before — it was on Twitter, but it was still a definite answer — and while he has admitted to at least considering a second chance at the job of mocking celebutantes as they collect Hollywood's most elite prizes, it's just not going to happen. Get More »
While "Family Guy" funny guy Seth MacFarlane literally said "no way" when asked whether he would return to host the Academy Awards again, he might just get the chance to change his mind all "No way! Way!" "Wayne's World" style here soon.
As detailed by Cinema Blend, yesterday producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron were confirmed to return for the 2014 Oscars and are rumored to have asked MacFarlane to give the show another go. Get More »
Seth MacFarlane is currently experiencing some rather serious backlash for the ups and downs of his turn as host of this year's Academy Awards, so it's hardly a surprise there's "no way" he'll take that job again. And while it's been less than a week since the Oscars, people are already starting to look forward to next year's big show with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler among the most wanted hosts for 2014, natch.
Unfortunately, that will not happen. Get More »
We've contended once before that "Beasts of the Southern Wild" star Quvenzhané Wallis, who made history as the Academy's youngest-ever Best Actress nominee at just nine, deserves the nickname Cutiezhane, but it looks like The Onion opted for a totally different C word during last night's Oscars telecast. Get More »
One of our favorite moments at least year's Oscars wasn't actually at the Oscars — it was the well-timed release of Jimmy Kimmel's send-up of the entire film industry, "Movie: The Movie." Packed with dozens of superstar cameos, the viral clip lampooned everything wrong with Hollywood to hilarious effect.
And now, for this year's Oscars, Kimmel has released the inevitable YouTube follow-up, "Movie: The Movie: 2V."
But can even a parody avoid the lame sequel curse? Get More »
That's all she wrote, folks: The 2013 awards season has officially drawn to a close with the curtain drop on last night's Oscars ceremony, but not before Hollywood's brightest stars got a few good lines in.
From the smiliest Best Director acceptance speech ever to the gayest possible ceremony and everything in between, here are the seven most memorable quotes (or in one case, silence) from the 2013 Oscars.
The 2013 Oscars are upon us, if you can believe it. That means it's time to tune into MTV's two-hour pre-Oscars red carpet live stream, hosted by MTV's Josh Horowitz and VH1's Janell Snowden.
If you're doing anything right now other than MTV News' Oscar live-stream special, then let us be the first to tell you: You're doing it wrong.
When you get down to it, the art of filmmaking is really nothing more than one big game of pretend (albeit one with millions upon millions of dollars in production and marketing budgets propelling the whole endeavor). Underscoring that point, the skilled child-wranglers over at Official Comedy have successfully recast 5 of the 9 Best Picture Oscar nominees with a gaggle of thespian tots to create "Kids Oscars!" "Zero Dark Thirty," "Argo," "Lincoln," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Django Unchained" (what, no amour for "Amour"?) all receive the full toddler treatment, complete with adorable prop appearances by two plush horse-heads on sticks, at least four fake beards and an oversized Kangol hat for mini-Tarantino.
Does "Kids Oscars!" serve as a warts-and-all commentary on the egos of Hollywood’s A-list, or just an excuse to get a tiny spinning actress to perfectly sum up Mary Todd Lincoln in six accurate/adorable words? Watch the video above and decide for yourself.
This year's Oscars race for Best Picture is a toughie, but thanks to all that Academy snubbage in the Best Director department, Ben Affleck's "Argo" has been getting a substantial amount of buzz ... and these puppies totally agree.
Jimmy Fallon brought his "Late Night" Best Picture prediction pups back to redeem themselves after screwing the pooch last year — the little furballs plucked "The Tree of Life" for the win but wound up shamed by the runaway success of "The Artist" — and they found "Argo" to be the tastiest dish of the nine.
It does make sense, in a way, since the name of the flick does kinda sound like some sort of off-brand dog chow. Get More »