12 animated films that should be in the Best Picture category

In the history of the Academy Awards, only three animated films have been nominated for Best Picture: 1991’s “Beauty and the Beast,” 2009’s “Up,” and 2010’s “Toy Story 3.” However, thanks to an increasing number of animated films each year coupled with an uptick in the quality of both production and storylines of animated movies, we expect to see this list expand...
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

'The Office' Spinoff Movie in the Works

The Office franchise is back with a spinoff film, David Brent: Life on the Road, in the works. Word is out that Netflix has acquired the rights to this feature, written, directed by and starring Ricky Gervais,the man who created and starred in the original British version of the hit sitcom. Variety quoted Gervais's enthusiastic and characteristically humorous announcement: "This...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Ricky Gervais returns as David Brent in ‘Life on the Road’ but is it too late?

David Brent is back but is that a good thing? In Febraury, I wrote a column about the state of American pop culture and how it could fix it’s problems. One of the issues I had at the time was in the way U.S. TV shows tend to drag things out way longer than they should be rather than knowing when to walk away. I cited a few British television examples to make my point, specifically...
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June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Cari Champion awkwardly teases Brian Windhorst for being awake on SportsCenter

Fans of awkward, cringe-inducing humor from the likes of Ricky Gervais or the U.S. version of The Office may have a new comedy team to cause squirms and giggles. Cari Champion and Brian Windhorst are providing compelling reasons to tune into SportsCenter on a regular basis, but not necessarily for sports highlights, analysis or commentary. No, it’s the somewhat painful interplay...
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April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Ricky Gervais refuses to apologize for controversial Caitlyn Jenner joke

Ricky Gervais doesn't care if he offends you. In fact, he hopes he does. It's good for business.So he was back at it this weekend while hosting the Golden Globes, taking aim at plenty of people, including Caitlyn Jenner.Gervais made a joke about Jenner's change, and the fatal car accident Jenner was involved in, and promptly was called out for being transphobic, among other things...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Ricky Gervais Will Star in Comedy 'Special Correspondents'

British comedian Ricky Gervais will write, direct and star in a comedy feature titled Special Correspondents, about a radio journalist who invents phony news stories. Eric Bana (Lone Survivor) will
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Gervais’ hilariously honest Optus ad

Advertisements aren’t always honest, but that can’t be said for a series of ads from Australian cable company Optus which star cheeky British comedian Ricky Gervais. Optus enlisted Gervais to be honest and upfront in promoting Netflix coming to Australia – and that’s exactly what he did. Watch Gervais admit “I’ve never heard of Optus.” He shills his series Derek,...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 Comedies: #9 The Office

Throughout the Best Drama top ten series, the goal was to boil each show down to its most basic unit, thereby explaining what the "trick" was that made it work. In the case of comedy number nine, it's extremely easy to illustrate the big thing, but in all cases, never forget that one thing is nothing without the sum of the little things that help round out the experience. If you...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Gervais Responds to Germany’s Beating of Brazil Like… Ricky Gervais

It seemed everyone and the non-Brazilian mother took to Twitter and Facebook tonight to unload some wit and some tra…
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Gervais Cheers On Andy Murray At Wimbledon In Slow Mo

Why watch Ricky Gervais cheer on Andy Murray at Wimbledon in regular speed when you can watch it in slow motion.
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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