"Oscar buzz is all nice and dandy... But you know what would be cool about an Oscar? My mother turns 70 on the day of the Oscars, so this year, I would love to be able to take my mother to the Oscars on her 70th birthday. Wouldn't that be pretty cool?" Actor/director Chris Rock is hoping his new comedy Top Five lands him a nomination on Hollywood's big night so he can treat his mum to a birthday to remember.