Oscar Nods

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

A.O. Scott, chief film critic for the New York Times, and Dana Stevens, film critic and co-host of Culture Gabfest  for, review today's Oscar nominations.

Listeners: Who got snubbed? What movie, actor, or director should have gotten nominated but didn't. Call in or comment here!


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Comments [15]


True Grit all the way! Hallie Steinfeld MUST win best supporting actress! Wow! What a performance!

Jan. 25 2011 07:15 PM
Kate Perry from Brooklyn

Damn - posting too late. Brian - there have been articles in the Britpress about a letter
written supposedly from an Academy member saying some members won't vote for The Kings Speech because of anti-semitism in the Brit Royals around the war - it would be an interesting topic.

Jan. 25 2011 12:01 PM

Jeremy - Jackie Weaver did get a nomination for best supporting actress for Animal Kingdom.

Jan. 25 2011 12:00 PM
Mike from Brooklyn

With the state of the natioin as it is, truly, who cares?

Jan. 25 2011 11:54 AM
Rochelle from NJ shore

left out - Shutter Island , director Martin Scorsese

Jan. 25 2011 11:53 AM
Andrew from Greenpoint

How do you reconcile the best picture and best director categories? Would not the best director of the year have directed the best picture?

Jan. 25 2011 11:52 AM
Theresa from Brooklyn

If Colin Firth doesn't win it this year, I will put my foot through the TV screen.

Jan. 25 2011 11:52 AM
dg from nyc

If there's an English film, especially one about the Brits, any other film in the running has no chance. The Oscars always swoon over the English. Really too bad for such much better films this year as Winter's Bone & Social Network.

Jan. 25 2011 11:51 AM
Rochelle from NJ shore

left out - Shutter Island , director Martin Scorsese

Jan. 25 2011 11:51 AM
Rochelle from NJ shore

left out - Shutter Island , director Martin Scorsese

Jan. 25 2011 11:50 AM
Sarah from Brooklyn

I'm surprised that Daft Punk's score for Tron didnt get a nomination. Tron wasnt a great film for the ages or anything but that score was fantastic.

Jan. 25 2011 11:50 AM
Jeremy from Harlem

Surprised that Jacki Weaver, from Animal Kingdom, didn't get a nod. It's hard to think of another actor who received more critical accolades.

Jan. 25 2011 11:47 AM
Jonathan from cincinnati

What about Mother being snubbed for best Foreign Language film? I've seen it popping up critics lists all over, but no nod.

Jan. 25 2011 11:45 AM
Craigary from San Francisco, CA

I was surprised, or at least disappointed, that Lesley Manville didn't get a nomination for Another Year. Thoughts?

Jan. 25 2011 11:40 AM
Leonie Haimson

On the surprising but appropriate snub of Waiting for Superman, see our NYC Public school parent blog at

Jan. 25 2011 11:35 AM

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