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WATCH: Jonah Hill Hosts A Fantastic SNL with Surprise from Leonardo DiCaprio

Thompson on Hollywood By Maggie Lange | Thompson on Hollywood January 26, 2014 at 12:46PM

Jonah Hill hosted Saturday Night Live this week and stands as one of the best hosts of the season so far--though the best moment of the evening was a surprise visit from Leonardo DiCaprio during Hill's monologue.
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Jonah Hill hosted Saturday Night Live this week and stands as one of the best hosts of the season so far. The best moment of the evening was a surprise visit from Leonardo DiCaprio during Hill's monologue. Hill was pretending to show-boat about his Oscar nominations and peg himself as the real powerhouse behind "The Wolf of Wall Street" when DiCaprio snuck onto the stage and turned Hill's arrogance into a teaching moment. They were adorable. 

For the rest of the evening, Hill reprised his character of Adam Grossman, a six-year-old with a bounty of ancient stand-up jokes in his back pocket, ready to entertain all patrons at Benihana. Hill made a subtly ironic turn in a commercial for a sequel to "Her" called "Me" in which he voiced his own version of Samantha. (Michael Cera made an hilarious cameo.) He also crashed the skit of ex-porn stars trying to scam luxury items by playing director Martin Porn-sese (known for the "Bangs of New York," "Raging Boner," and "The Wolf of Wall Street").

Other highlights included Kenan Thompson as the bemused man that arrested Justin Bieber, and a sketch on three gangsters waiting in a car for a job who are swept away by the beauty of a winter Wonderland, and ending up singing Carole King. These and more below. 

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.