By Samantha Pitchel, SplitSider | A year ago, we reflected on a raunchy, female-dominated, fairly diverse year in comedy and concluded that 2012 would likely bring a similarly strong crop of films. Coming out of 2011’s Bridesmaids-induced box office boost, 2012 promised eagerly awaited new works from Wes Anderson, Paul Thomas Anderson, and Woody Allen; plenty of reboots and sequels [...]
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New York Times | Many movie fans and critics were surprised when “Bridesmaids” did not receive an Academy Award nomination for best picture. Of the nine movies that did, only “Midnight in Paris” was a comedy. The last time a comedy won best picture was in 1978 with “Annie Hall.” And many films like “This Is Spinal Tap” (1984) and [...]