A club promoter named Jew Diamond Philips. Piles of expired Lunchables. Some guy’s mom. As anyone who loves his breakout Saturday Night Live character Stefon knows, John Mulaney has a knack for specifics.
Steven Spielberg, Terrence Malick and Marin Scorsese all made lauded films in 2011, but their Oscar buzz has been stolen by a brave performer that delivered the year’s most tear-jerking sink defecation moment. Unless something goes terribly wrong — always a possibility when it comes to the Oscars — Melissa McCarthy is a lock to earn a Best Supporting Actress nod for her work in Bridesmaids, and Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo also have a reasonable shot at Best Original Screenplay.