'Wonder Woman' falters at Oscar nominations

For starters, many fans were shocked to see that Gal Gadot and her portrayal in Wonder Woman was nowhere to be found. A nod to Franco, who has denied the allegations made after his Golden Globes win, would have made a mockery of Hollywood's claim to be listening to women. It's not totally unprecedented for a movie released early in the year to earn nods later in the year, but it does make the whole thing a lot more hard. He's not the only one nominated for their directorial debut, as Greta Gerwig is in there for Lady Bird, which she also wrote, making her only the fifth woman to be nominated for Best Director at the Oscars. Martin McDonagh's Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri rounds up the top three with seven nominations.

Fans can watch all the Oscar-nominated movies as soon as they enter the home entertainment window on Fandango's premium on-demand video service, FandangoNOW here - and there is no subscription required. "My son Alfie called from the U.K.so I didn't see the nominations, but I learned about them in the best possible way".

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Christopher Nolan gets his first ever Best Director Academy Award nomination for Dunkirk.

While this year's crop of nominees managed to avoid another embarrassing #OscarsSoWhite scenario of oversights and omissions, there were nevertheless some very notable snubs and exclusions. "It's a dream come true", Janney said Tuesday on GMA.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominated women across most categories, matching a record set in 2016. He did such great work writing and directing Get Out, plus it was his directorial debut as well.

Indeed, how else to explain that four out of the five directing nominees are first-timers, while Steven Spielberg (The Post) was left out?

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No wonder he was so excited that he tossed the ball into the stands, nearly reaching the second level. I think that was the furthest I've thrown it in a game.

The dark drama is one of the favourites for best picture, and winning that without a best director nomination certainly isn't impossible - Ben Affleck managed it with Argo in 2013. But the mid-century drama which is also apparently Lewis' last film in the industry, has snapped some expected, some hoped and some dark-horse nods, including Best Actor for Lewis, Best Director for Paul Thomas Anderson, Best Supporting Actress for Leslie Manville and Best Picture.

"The Big Sick", a well-liked independent darling with a 98% score on Rotten Tomatoes, was almost shut out, with the exception of a screenplay nomination, which likely surprised many.

Eight of this year's female acting contenders are aged over 40, while Christopher Plummer becomes the oldest man to be nominated for best supporting actor for All the Money in the World.

Christopher Plummer is now the oldest person to win an Oscar for the Best Acting category. Wishing Jordan the best of luck at the Oscars on March 4!

Wonder Woman is among the films completely "snubbed" by the Academy, having not been nominated in a single category.

Washington also has a nomination for best picture for Fences, which he directed and co-produced.


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