12 Oscar Snubs that stirred debate


The Academy Awards always spark debate, especially over notable snubs. The 2024 Oscars were no exception, drawing criticism for overlooking acclaimed figures like Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig in major categories. Here are 12 notable Oscar snubs since 2010:

1. “Your Name” for Best Animated Feature
Studio Ghibli often receives accolades, but “Your Name” was unfairly overlooked despite its stunning visuals and captivating story.

2. “Can’t Catch Me Now” by Olivia Rodrigo for Best Original Song
Olivia Rodrigo’s song from “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” showcased her talent and should have been recognized.

3. Margot Robbie for Best Actress in “Barbie”
Despite the success of “Barbie,” Margot Robbie’s performance went unnoticed, highlighting the irony of Ken’s nomination over Barbie.

4. “How to Train Your Dragon” for Best Original Score
The score for “How to Train Your Dragon” was exceptional and deserved more recognition.

5. Greta Gerwig for Best Director
Greta Gerwig’s direction in “Little Women” was masterful, yet she was snubbed for her contributions.

6. Michael B. Jordan for Best Supporting Actor in “Black Panther”
Michael B. Jordan’s portrayal of Killmonger was powerful and deserving of recognition.

7. “A Quiet Place” for Best Picture
Despite its genre, “A Quiet Place” was a thought-provoking film that deserved more attention.

8. Amy Adams for Best Actress in “Arrival”
Amy Adams delivered a standout performance in “Arrival,” making her omission surprising.

9. “Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse” for Best Original Score
The innovative score of “Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse” was groundbreaking and deserved recognition.

10. Florence Pugh for Best Supporting Actress in “Little Women”
Florence Pugh’s portrayal of Amy in “Little Women” was a standout performance that deserved more acclaim.

11. “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” for Best Animated Feature
The unexpected depth and storytelling of “Puss in Boots” warranted more attention from the Academy.

12. “Nobody Like U” by Billie Eilish and FINNEAS for Best Original Song
Billie Eilish and FINNEAS’s song from “Turning Red” captured the essence of the film and should have been nominated.


Adwoa Serwaa Danso
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