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How Oscar Lost Its Sense of Humor -- and 20 Comedies Worthy of Best Picture

John Farr | Posted 04.21.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Is this oversight wholly the fault of the Academy? Who else, unless we all agree it's somehow natural or fitting for great comedies to be treated like the second-class citizens of cinema.

Short but Sweet: The Ten Best American Movies Under 90 Minutes

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

While comedies are certainly well represented on this list (reminder to Hollywood: they do lend themselves to brevity), you'll also find dramas, westerns, war films, horror and suspense. A smorgasbord!