Leonardo DiCaprio didn’t win an Oscar for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street last night. That means that, despite consistently delivering some of the most memorable performances in film history, Leo still has a grand sum of zero Oscars. While many argue that Matthew McConaughey truly deserved Best Actor for his brilliant turn in Dallas Buyers Club, there’s still an overwhelming sentiment that Leo was robbed.
The talented stars rounding out this year’s contenders for the Academy’s acting categories have undoubtedly blown us away with their powerful roles. With such a strong crop of celebs vying for Oscar statues, it’s almost hard to believe that any of them have any film credits that don’t quite live up to what they’ve recently delivered to audiences.
But alas, plenty of 2014′s acting nominees have cringeworthy roles under their belts. So what are some of the worst flicks from this year’s hopefuls?
Is Kate Mara starring in the Fantastic Four reboot? Amy Adams tearfully remembers a beloved friend, and Hayden Panettiere holds off on her wedding.
Jonah Hill returned to Studio 8H last night (with musical guest Bastille) to host Saturday Night Live for the third time. Last time, jokes were made at his expense in regards to how his Oscar nomination had changed him. This time, his Wolf of Wall Street co-star Leonardo DiCaprio stepped in during his monologue to put Hill in line and to recreate DiCaprio’s most famous cinematic moment.
Honey Boo Boo and her family get into a bad accident, Charlie Sheen throws shade at Ashton Kutcher, and X-Men fans get a taste of what’s coming in the franchise’s next installment.
There’s nothing like a good holiday film to spread Christmas cheer. Of course, there’s family favorites that run the gamut from Elf to It’s a Wonderful Life to, um, Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf Of Wall Street? If visions of sugarplums are what you have in mind, maybe stick to the fruitcake, but if a sex scene involving Leonardo DiCaprio, a dominatrix and a candle peaks your interest, well then, you’re in for a treat! We asked the cast of this darkly funny, deeply depraved movie why they think this Christmas should be thrown to the wolves.
Money! Power! Beauty! Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf Of Wall Street, which opens on Christmas Day, has all three of these in spades. However, we were curious as to which one of these traits were most important to the film’s cast, stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Matthew McConaughey. So at the film’s premiere in Manhattan this week, we forced each one of these gents to make their own Sophie’s Choice and only pick only one.
Is Pippa Middleton engaged? Jennifer Lawrence snags a big honor, and the critics give their takes on Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.
Is Jon Hamm‘s much-discussed blessing actually a curse? Saturday Night Live responds to recent criticism, and movie reviews get their Hustle on.
Who doesn’t love a juicy biopic? It’s delicious getting a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of luminaries — but only when the casting works. The actor doesn’t even have to look exactly like the icon being portrayed, as long as the performance is genius, we’re all in (hello, Ali and Mommie Dearest). But more often than not, biopic casting goes way off the rails. Lindsay Lohan and her plumped-up lips as Elizabeth Taylor? Travesty! Teenybopper-voiced Jennifer Love Hewitt as the luminous Audrey Hepburn? Unfathomable. Colin Farrell mincing about in blonde highlights as Alexander the Great? We’re giggling just thinking about it.