On a regular basis between now and March 4, 2018, when the winners of the Academy Awards are announced, Vulture will consult its crystal ball to determine the changing fortunes in this year’s Oscars race. In our Oscar Futures column, we’ll let you in on insider gossip, parse brand-new developments, ... More »
By Christopher Campbell Why aren't these smart celebrations of infantile comedy on more award contention lists? The article For Consideration: This Year’s Two Award-Worthy Tributes to Potty Humor appeared first on Film School Reject...
Jordan Peele knows fans have strong opinions about that Golden Globes news. Mass confusion greeted the announcement that "Get Out" was submitted in the Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy category for the 2018 Golden Globe Awards. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Pat Mills, who directed the comedy Don’t Talk to Irene, which debuted in Toronto this year and won the Austin Film Festival’s Comedy Vanguard Award last month, has signed with Verve. The coming-of-age comedy is about a young, overweight girl who wants to become a cheerleader. Show More Summary
When news broke on Nov. 14 that Jordan Peele's smash hit Get Out will be competing in the Golden Globe awards in the "Musical or Comedy" category, fan reactions were intense. Critics of the choice focused on the movie's horror elements and focus on systematic racism as reasons why it doesn't fit within the "comedy" genre. Show More Summary
There is no denying that Get Out is one of the most critically and commercially acclaimed films of the year and is certainly deserving of all of the nominations/awards. Yet, according to Entertainment Weekly, the movie's campaign will be submitting itself as a comedy for The Golden Globes. M'kay?
Riding to the Governors Awards on Saturday night, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon — the husband and wife who created the semi-autobiographical hit comedy “The Big Sick” — were talking about random encounters they’ve had in the early stages of this awards season. Nanjiani, the gifted comic who...
Judges of the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards may have trouble picking winners from this hilarious group of finalists
For the third year in a row, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are back, with more silly-looking animals than ever. Wildlife photographers who were in the right place at the right time bring us images that are crying for funny captions, from motorcycling monkeys to a polar bear looking for her cub. Show More Summary
It's the dark comedy that this awards season really needs, in a time and place that can truly understand it.
They appear to be having more fun than most of us. See the rest at the 2017 finalists in the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. (via NextDraft) There's a new book too: Wild and Crazy: Photos from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awa...
President Donald Trump has made two things abundantly clear about his TV-watching habits: He loves Fox News, and he absolutely despises Saturday Night Live. The Emmy Award–winning comedy show may have a secret fan in the White House, however, with Melania Trump reportedly getting a kick out of Alec...
Dustin Hoffman and honoree Adam Sandler pose for a photo at the 2017 Hollywood Film Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (November 5) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Adam was honored with the Hollywood Comedy Award for their film The Meyerowitz Stories, which is now streaming on Netflix. It was a surprise for many [...]
History was made during the 2017 Emmy awards when Lena Waithe took home a trophy, making her the first black woman ever to win in the Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series category. But it turns out, it almost didn't happen. WhileShow More Summary
The late-night host who reigned for 33 years before his retirement in 2015, received the award in a star-studded Kennedy Center event.
In honor of David Letterman receiving the Mark Twain Award, his former late-night competitor Jay Leno has shared some of his favorite moments with his comedy rival.
No joke: David Letterman yukked it up on late-night TV longer than anyone else. Now his career of comedy has earned him a prestigious award and a celebrity roasting. Letterman … Click to Continue »
It's not a music video, but the thing I saw this week that left the deepest impression was the introduction to the 2011 CMT Music Awards, a galactically dumb comedy bit that happens to star Taylor Swift, Shania Twain, Kid Rock, and, in a bone-chilling cameo, Donald Trump. I'm a bit worried that Kenny Rogers…
Way back in 2011, the CMT Music Awards show opened with a gimmicky Thelma & Louise sketch featuring Taylor Swift and Shania Twain. In the video, Swift and Twain barrel down US highways in a convertible and cause mischief. They become lauded criminals and a WANTED poster of them ends up on the front page…
The 2017 Woodstock Film Festival concluded Oct. 15 with awards for actor Bill Pullman and Bob Byington’s dark comedy feature “Infinity Baby.” Stylized by its founders as “fiercely independent,” the fest celebrated its 18th annual iteration in Woodstock, Rhinebeck, Kingston, Rosendale, and Saugerties, New York. Running Oct. Show More Summary