Politics involve action and reaction. The Reagan era led to the punk rock movement and a new generation of liberals. Bill Clinton’s election led to a conservative Congress, but the ensuing Democratic push-back gave us the golden era of the late 1990s. In today’s clip, taken from Chris Rock’s new Netflix special, the inimitable comedian […]
“When your grandmother’s swinging from a tree,” Rock said, “it’s really hard to care about Best Documentary Foreign Short.”
Rock was chosen to host Sunday’s Academy Awards for a second time last October — long before the #OscarsSoWhite furor that has overshadowed the biggest annual celebration of the movie industry. He first hosted the awards in 2005.