Amy Poehler: One of the most nominated films this year is “12 Years a Slave.” I loved “12 Years A Slave,” and I can honestly say that after seeing that film, I will never look at slavery the same way again.

Tina Fey: Wait, how were you looking at it?

Yes, that about says it.

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There’s a reason they are the Internet’s Best Friends.

Runner-up for best one-quip summation of a thorny issue:

Women in Hollywood:
Tina Fey: Meryl Streep, so brilliant in “August: Osage County.” Proving that there are still great parts in Hollywood for Meryl Streeps over 60.

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Tina Fey: Matthew McConaughey is here. For his role in “Dallas Buyers Club,” he lost 45 pounds. Or what actresses call “being in a movie.”

Not every joke was quite so deft (results on that limo driver quip are still coming back from the lab), but good work, T&A! Another year of injecting class and smarts into what would otherwise be an unbearable three-hour marathon of watching drunk celebrities in questionable hairstyles stumble over chairs.

 

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