Albert Brooks, he of “Lost in America” fame, had a spectacular shot at an Oscar nomination for his gritty supporting work in “Drive.”
What’s better than a veteran comedian ditching the laughs for some low down, dirty behavior on screen. Alas, Brooks came up short this morning when the Oscar nominations were announced. Better luck next year, Albert.
But Brooks decided to turn the snub into comedy fodder. He raced to his Twitter account to fire off these missives:
Brooks’ reaction is so much better than the pained “happy” expressions we see on Oscar night by those who miss out on that golden statuette.