Oscar Nominations 2019 Analysis: Snubs, Surprises & the unstoppable Roma train

Oscar nominations have been announced at long last by the comical, sleep-starved duo of Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross, and this year, snubs and surprises abound, with several in the major categories, which I will discuss. I will run through how my predictions, as you’ll find in earlier posts on this blog, fared, and what the Academy’s choice of nominees spells for the films in contention going forward.

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Oscar Nominations Predictions (Part 2): Fierce Fights for that Final Slot

This year is particularly chaotic when it comes to the acting races in this Oscars, because precursor awards have been throwing snubs and surprise nominations left and right, culminating in a situation where we find several actors fighting to fill the final spot in the 5-nominee list. Continue reading