As Issa Rae pointedly nailed it when introducing the category for Best Director: "Congratulations to those men". The two women found it unjust that Gerwig did not receive the Best Director nomination. For Best Director, Martin Scorsese, Todd Phillips, Sam Mendes, Quentin Tarantino, and Bong Joon-ho received nominations.
If the "snubs" and oversights feel a little more acute and arbitrary with the latest round of Oscar nominations, blame that in part on a year that produced an abundance of good movies, and few genuinely great ones.
Seventeen years later, in 1993, Jane Campion was nominated for The Piano. Let's hope next year's nominee list is more with the times.
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Lina Wertmüller was the first woman ever nominated for Best Director, for 1977's Seven Beauties.
After nearly two decades without a female directing nominee, the Academy nominated Campion for her work on The Piano.
The 25-year-old Saoirse Ronan made history at the Oscars 2020 by becoming the second youngest actress to get her fourth nomination.
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Speaking to reporters, the President of ABC Television Entertainment in the US, Karey Burke, said: "Let me confirm it now".
1917's 10 nods include best picture, best director, best original screenplay, best achievement in visual effects and best achievement in sound editing. Additionally, Lulu Wang was not nominated for her direction of The Farewell, despite receiving critical acclaim throughout the 2020 awards season. The same issue was buzzed-about when it came to the Golden Globes earlier this month, as not one female director was nominated at that show, either. Tom Hanks received a nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his work in the movie, but Heller did not receive the Best Director nomination.More news: Trump Receives Ovation From National Championship Crowd