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Entertainment Oscars 2020: James Corden and Rebel Wilson Savagely Poke Fun at 'Cats' (Video)

09:26  10 february  2020
09:26  10 february  2020 Source:   thewrap.com

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James Corden and Rebel Wilson came out on stage in their "Cats" makeup and costumes at the Oscars to present the award for best Visual Effects and poked fun at their movie.

"As cast members of the motion picture 'Cats' no one understands the need for good visual effects better than we do," Corden and Wilson said. After the nominees were announced, Corden and Wilson swiped at the mic stand like real cats.

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James Corden and Rebel Wilson Cats © TheWrap James Corden and Rebel Wilson Cats

Tom Hooper's movie musical "Cats," topped this year's Razzie nominations list for the worst movies and performances of 2019, scoring eight nominations.

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TheWrap's Robert Abelle called "Cats" painful.

James Corden, left, and Rebel Wilson present the award for best visual effects at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) © Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP James Corden, left, and Rebel Wilson present the award for best visual effects at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

"Tom Hooper's jarring fever dream of a spectacle is like something that escaped from Dr. Moreau's creature laboratory instead of a poet's and a composer's feline (uni)verse, an un-catty valley hybrid of physical and digital that unsettles and crashes way more often than it enchants," he wrote in TheWrap's review of the film.

James Corden, Rebel Wilson's Oscars swipe at 'Cats' is criticized by Visual Effects Society .
James Corden, Rebel Wilson's Oscars swipe at 'Cats' is criticized by Visual Effects SocietyThe Visual Effects Society is "immensely" disappointed with the Oscars skit featuring James Corden and Rebel Wilson mocking the special effects that went into the notorious movie bomb "Cats.

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