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The Simpsons Mocks Award Shows, Pixar, Wallace & Gromit

Last night The Simpsons dedicated an entire, bravura episode to lampooning awards season. Bart's animated short film, Angry Dad, gets nominated for a Golden Globe and an Oscar, so the entire family heads out to Hollywood. The episode was an occasion for any number of great riffs — Ricky Gervais, who got a very handsome Simpsonized avatar (at right), appears as himself; Halle Berry appears as herself, a too-talkative Oscar presenter; and a Randy Newman doppelgänger sings "You've Got an Enemy in Me" — but the best part was the other animated shorts nominated alongside "Angry Dad," shorts that gave The Simpsons' own animators a chance to spoof the competition.
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WATCH: Bart Simpson Vs. Pixar At The Golden Globes

Entertainment / Humor : Huffington Post: Comedy (4 years ago)

'The Simpsons' had fun this Sunday lampooning not only awards season but also animated films in general, with brilliant parodies of "Toy Story," "Wallace &... Read Post

Academy Award-nominated short films: Want to win your Oscar pool?

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (6 years ago)

So you want to win your Oscar pool? Then you have to know your shorts. The Academy Awards' short film categories are notoriously difficult to predict. There are no precursor awards (i.e. Golden Globes or SAG Awards) to help us...... Read Post

Which Stars Pretended They Had No Idea the Golden Globes Were Announced Today? [Golden Globes]

Entertainment : Defamer (6 years ago)

It's a time-honored Hollywood tradition: when reached for comment on award nominations, pretend you had no idea they were announced today (despite your relentless awards season flogging)! Let's rate today's feigned Golden Globe igno... Read Post


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