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From Wonder Woman to James Franco: Twitter is fuming over these Oscar snubs

Twitter is fuming over the complete shutting out of Wonder Woman from the Oscar nominations. Here are some other snubs people are getting touchy about.

hollywood Updated: Jan 24, 2018 11:11 IST
HT Correspondent
The Patty Jenkins-directed blockbuster, Wonder Woman, received zero Oscar nominations Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, even in a year that was surprisingly friendly to big budget hits.
The Patty Jenkins-directed blockbuster, Wonder Woman, received zero Oscar nominations Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, even in a year that was surprisingly friendly to big budget hits.(AP)

The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced by Andy Serkis (and butchered by Tiffany Haddish) on Tuesday. While the pool was diverse and inclusive - African American and female nominees made history - there were some glaring snubs as well.

Twitter users lit up with angry and disappointed remarks about their favourite movies being left out. A particularly sore subject for many people was the complete shunning of Wonder Woman, a critically adored blockbuster that many considered an outside bet for Best Director (Patty Jenkins) or Best Picture. But it didn’t even receive a technical nod.

Similarly, the omission of Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name) and The Lego Batman Movie were mentioned - in the case of Batman, producer Chris Miller even posted a sad GIF in reaction. Phil Lord, who co-directed the Lego Movie with Miller, had previously posted a similar response - an Oscar statue made entirely of Legos - when that film was snubbed in 2015.

Blade Runner 2049 and The Florida Project not getting Best Picture nods and Steven Spielberg losing out for The Post were also big talking points among film fans. However, James Franco not getting a Best Actor nomination - he won a Golden Globe for his performance in The Disaster Artist - was largely seen as a response to the recent accusations of sexual harassment made against him.

Here are some of the best reactions on Twitter:

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