Best Movies Snubbed by Oscars 2024

Best Movies Snubbed by Oscars 2024

The Oscars are a cruel, selective beast. With only 10 movies recognized in the Best Picture race, and five entries in every other category, it’s an unfortunate reality that many high quality, deserving films each year will end up with nothing on nomination day.

The 2024 Oscar class is no different, with plenty of cries of snubbery coming out after their January 23 announcement. Most of the discussion has been taken up by the shocking blanks for Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig, who missed out on Best Actress and Best Director respectively for their work on “Barbie,” the indisputable film juggernaut of the year. Other major surprises included Charles Melton missing out for his breakout turn in “May December,” and Leonardo DiCaprio getting left out of the Best Actor race for “Killers of the Flower Moon.”

But all three films at least managed one nomination: “Barbie” and “Killers of the Flower Moon” all made the Best Picture lineup, while “May December” at least managed to notch a nod in the Original Screenplay race for its acclaimed script from writer Samy Burch. Other films weren’t as lucky to get so much as a tertiary nod. Several well-reviewed, positively received films from major auteurs came out of Tuesday morning without a single nomination to their name, including Wes Anderson’s “Asteroid City,” Sofia Coppola’s “Priscilla,” Michael Mann’s “Ferrari,” and Ava DuVernay’s “Origin.” Films that were seen as competitors in…

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