Posts by Dave Nemetz
- Yahoo Movies7 days ago
How did Ellen DeGeneres do as Oscars host? Well, it depends on when you tuned in.
The normally affable talk-show host went surprisingly dark with her opening monologue at Sunday's Academy Awards, tossing out a number of edgy zingers at the Hollywood crowd that even Ricky Gervais might have balked at.
Referring to Jonah Hill's full-frontal "Wolf of Wall Street" scene, the openly gay comedian joked to him, "You showed us something in that film that I haven't seen in a very, very long time." She shouted at 84-year-old "Nebraska" nominee June Squibb as if she was hard of hearing. She intimated to the Academy crowd that if "12 Years a Slave" didn't win Best Picture, "you're all racists." (It did win, so we're all safe there.)