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Chris Rock Returns To Host 2016 Oscars

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Standup comedians are having a comeback moment. First, Tracy Morgan returned to host “Saturday Night Live” after a devastating car accident and announced that he would tour in 2016. Then, Eddie Murphy dipped a toe back into standup while accepting the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday. Now, it’s Chris Rock’s turn. The beloved comic announced on Twitter …

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‘American Sniper’ Grabs Top Box Spot; Sets January Record


“American Sniper” is nominated for six, count ’em six Academy Awards. But you don’t need to tell director Clint Eastwood. The gulf war drama is the top box office draw and garnered a record $90.2 million in box office receipts, a new January record, eclipsing the $68.5 record set by “Avatar.” The film is went into the weekend after the Thursday …

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The 14 Golden Globe Nominations That Are Making Headlines


Watch Today’s Nominee Announcements It was a big day in Hollywood as the the nominees for 72nd Golden Globes were announced today. As you know, a lot of the winners (but not all) generally go on to win Academy Awards, so we’re watching this closely. The actual award’s show is on January 11 and will be hosted by best wise-cracking hosts in the business, …

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