Oscars 2024’s Shocking Snubs and Surprises


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On January 23, Zazie Beetz and Jack Quaid unveiled the list of nominations for the 2024 Oscars. Popular films like Barbie, Oppenheimer, and Killers of the Flower Moon, received numerous nods. Moreover, Jimmy Kimmel will also return to host this year, marking his fourth time. The award ceremony which is turning into its 96th this year is all set to take place on Sunday, March 10. Hence, let’s check out the biggest snubs and surprises of this year.

SNUB: Barbie’s Margot Robbie missing from Best Actress nomination

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Despite earning eight nominations fans were extremely shocked to see Margot Robbie’s name missing out on the Best Actress nomination list. However, she got a nod as co-producer

Shock: America Ferrera scores a Supporting Actress nod 

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Throughout this award season, the Ugly Betty star was highly overlooked. However, it isn’t the case for the Academy making the film her first Oscar nomination for her role as Gloria.

SNUB: Greta Gerwig unrecognized as a Director

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Becoming the No. 1 movie of the year at the box office, with more than a whopping $1.4$ earned enormous critical success as well. Little Women director despite getting a nod as the writer of best adapted screenplay was missed from the best director list.

SURPRISE: Colman Domingo gets his first Oscar nomination 

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The Rustin actor was recognised for his role in Oscar’s Lead Actor category making it his first-ever nomination.

SNUB: Leonardo DiCaprio overlooked from the acting nominations 

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With bagging nods from every award from the season DiCaprio failed to get an acclaimed performance in Killers of the Flower Moon. 

SURPRISE: Nyad Gets multiple nominations

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The biographical story depicting Diana Nyad’s journey who is the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida got two nominations in the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress category for Annette Bening and Jodie Foster respectively.

SNUB: May December only earned one nomination

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Despite getting immense recognition from every award show this film got only a nomination in the Best Original Screenplay category leaving Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore and Charles Melton snubbed.

SURPRISE: The Zone of Interest creates history

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This film got an International Feature Film nomination becoming the first British film in 24 years

SNUB: The Color Purple doesn’t receive the Best Picture nomination

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Adapted from the 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker this star-studded musical missed out on the nomination for the Best Picture 

Also Read: Oscar 2024: Check Out The Complete Nominations

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