Dirty on the :30: Why Did the Academy Awards Snub Greta Gerwig?

January 13, 2020
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The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards are here. 

 

Supporting Actor: 
Tom Hanks
Anthony Hopkins
Al Pacino
Joe Pesci
Brad Pitt 

Supporting Actress: 
Kathy Bates
Laura Dern
Scarlett Johansson
Florence Pugh
Margot Robbie

Lead Actor:
Antonio Banderas
Leonardo DiCaprio
Adam Driver
Joaquim Phoenix
Jonathan Pryce

Lead Actress:
Cynthia Erivo
Scarlett Johansson
Saoirse Ronan
Charlize Theron
Renee Zellweger

Best Picture:
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
Marriage Story
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Parasite

Director:
Martin Scorsese
Todd Phillips
Sam Mendes
Quentin Tarantino
Bong Joon Ho

The lack of female representation should be noted in terms of directors. Greta Gerwig's Little Women is up for Best Picture, but she was snubbed for a Director nomination. We hope Parasite cleans up, because it was a fantastic movie.

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