Oscar Nominations 2019: Surprises, Snubs, & Omissions

The full list of Oscar nominations for the 2019 Academy Awards was released today. While most of the selections lined up with what pundits were expecting, here are a few internet reactions summarizing the surprises, snubs, and omissions from the picks:

Surprise #1: Black Panther is the first superhero film nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.

Surprise #2: Yalitza Aparicio (Roma) is the second Mexican actress to be nominated for Best Actress.

Snub #1: Ethan Hawke is not nominated for Best Actor (‘First Reformed’)

Snub #2: ‘Cold War’ is nominated for Best Foreign Film instead of Best Picture

Snub #3: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ and ‘First Man’ didn’t get as much love as people expected

Notable Omissions: The Rider, Annihilation, Eighth Grade, and Crazy Rich Asians received no nominations of any kind.

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