01.31 – Welcome to the first Electric Shadows Oscars blog-along. A stream of consciousness over the next 4hrs+ at the spectacle of Hollywood’s biggest night. Currently Justin Timberlake is singing a selection of songs and celebs are looking awkward (see: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman). Interesting start… should have been The Lonely Island doing Humble or Incredible Thoughts.
01.36 – First political joke. Jimmy Kimmell says we are being watched by hundreds of countries that now hate us. Funny joke about Mel Gibson, “you’re looking great, I think the Scientology is working.” Reference to Matt Damon passing up Manchester by the Sea to star in his “Chinese ponytail film” The Great Wall, a film which went on to lose $80m dollars.
Kimmell’s opening monologue genuinely funny...Read More