The best and worst of the 2020 Oscar nominations

From the welcome shout-outs to the perverse omissions.

It used to be that the Baftas followed a week or so after the Oscars in the awards season calendar, with the result that they looked like warmed-up leftovers. Moving them to the week before the Oscars has had an unusual effect, at least this year: the oversights and oddities among the Bafta nominations, including the well-publicised omission of non-white acting talent and female directors, has turned that ceremony into a kind of human shield for the Oscars. Whatever misjudgements or...
source: New Statesman

2020-01-13 17:29
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