Oscar Snubs and Surprises: Who Missed the Cut?

So what exactly does Christopher Nolan have to do to get anOscar nomination for best director? The Inception mastermind was snubbed for the third time Tuesday. But that wasn't the only egregious snub or biggest surprise.Snubs:

Third time is not the charm: Already overlooked forMemento and The Dark Knight, Nolan seemed to be a shoo-in for director for Inception. Surely, they would not snub him again. Alas, they did. This is the third time Nolan's missed Oscar's short list after garnering a Directors Guild Award nomination — one of the most reliable Oscar precursors.Inception also missed in the film editing race — usually a must-need nod for a film to even have a chance to win best picture. We'll try to look on the bright side: Nolan's up for original screenplay and as a producer for Inception in the best-picture race. Read More....



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