‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: The Best and Worst of Rami Malek’s Hosting Debut

Another week, another “Saturday Night Live” hosting debut in the books.

This week’s “SNL” saw Academy Award winner Rami Malek step into the hosting role for the first time ever to promote the latest James Bond film, “No Time to Die.”Following both Owen Wilson and Kim Kardashian West’s solid entries into the “SNL” first-timer’s club, Malek came into Studio 8H with a tone set for this current season.Host: Rami MalekRami Malek’s monologue took somewhat of a page out of the Peter Sarsgaard book of “SNL” hosting, focusing on his reputation as an intense actor.

As Malek said himself, he has “resting villain face.”Once again, the monologue really set a comforting tone for the rest of the episode, as this season so far has done so much to play to the strengths of its hosts from week to week.

Malek’s strange charm

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