Now that we know the contenders for this year’s Academy Awards, here are the overlooked films, actors, writers, directors, and composers, who deserved more attention.
It’s just too bad Chris Rock’s marriage had to fall apart to make it happen.
The comedian has filed for divorce from his wife Malaak Compton-Rock. They have two children together.
These are the actors who left their mark on film and television this year. Now they enter 2015 as Hollywood’s most exciting new players.
In his third turn as a director, the comedian and filmmaker has finally made a movie that feels as sharp and personal as his stand-up. Not surprisingly, it deals with race, fame, and celebrity.
“Forget whether Hollywood is black enough. A better question is: Is Hollywood Mexican enough? You’re in L.A., you’ve got to try not to hire Mexicans.”
Chris rocks! Catch Top Five, the only comedy this holiday season — in theaters now!
Honored for his humanitarian work at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards, singer-actor-activist Harry Belafonte evoked Hollywood’s shameful racial past.
The disease was a running theme across a bunch of sketches Saturday night.
The year was 1993, and let’s just say things were different.
Chris Rock is back in a big way with his latest film, which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival.
From Fred Durst hanging with Heather Locklear to Lil’ Kim’s iconic pasty, this all happened 15 years ago!
“Started from the bottom, ended at the top.”
Live from New York, it’s your comedy soulmate.
These films opened the door for other cultures to relate to a favorite.
Johnny Knoxville scored with a $32 million debut of Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, but where does he rank among today’s best comedy stars?
A few years ago, sick of performing for San Francisco audiences who didn’t want to hear about race or politics, he was ready to quit comedy completely. Now he’s the host of TV’s most diverse, boundary-pushing nightly talk show, which just happens to be the flagship of a new network. No pressure or anything.
Louis CK, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Ellen DeGeneres: They all had to start somewhere. The hair and fashion alone make these must-watch clips.
The comedy’s $42 million opening weekend is exactly what Sandler needed after the one-two punch of Jack and Jill and That’s My Boy.
The classic ’90s TV show may have given us the Wayans family, Jim Carrey, and Jamie Foxx — but it also gave us some awesome characters.
Who cares if they were effective leaders? Let’s get shallow.
Seriously, the comedic dream team.
W. Kamau Bell reflects on rising from Bay Area niche favorite to nationally-broadcast Chris Rock protegé with the help of social media.
He’s a comedian tapped to star in Chris Rock’s latest television endeavor — or as he put it: “The one black man on television who’s not dating a Kardashian …yet.”
Anne Hathaway and James Franco are the latest in an 82 year tradition of hosting the Academy Awards. Here’s every notable and not-so-notable Oscars emcee to precede them. What do Donald Duck and David Letterman have in common? They’ve only hosted the Oscars once. (Many of those on this list have co-hosted with others, hence the overlap of certain years.)
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Chris Rock’s documentary about the African American culture of hair — weaves and straightening, the business side as well as the cultural — is getting a lot of buzz at Sundance.
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