Five feature films snubbed at the Oscars [watch]
The 10 Best Picture nominees for the 94th Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday, February 8. Unfortunately, 266 feature films did not qualify for the prestigious award.
Here are five films from the Best Picture shortlist that didn’t make it as a nominee.
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1. ‘HOUSE OF GUCCI’
Gucci House is an American biographical crime drama that follows Patrizia Reggiani, who marries into the Gucci family. The Lady Gaga-led film sees the family fight for control of the Gucci empire.
Although Lady Gaga’s performance was solid, she did not receive a Best Actress nomination. The film was however nominated in the Best Makeup and Hairstyling category.
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Who passed is based on the 1929 novel of the same name by Nella Larsen. The film, set in the 1920s, follows the reunion of two high school buddies who have the same obsession that disrupts their realities.
The film is directed by American actress Tessa Thompson and British-Irish actress Ruth Negga who was nominated for Best Supporting Actress, Motion Picture at the Golden Globe Awards.
The film is currently streaming on Netflix.
WATCH THE ‘PASSING’ TRAILER HERE
The film directed by Kristen Stewart spencer, also failed to land a Best Oscar nomination. The film follows Princess Diana after her decision to divorce Prince Charles. The film takes place over three days at Queen Elizabeth’s Sandringham Estate.
Although the film didn’t land a Best Picture nod, Kristen Stewart did land her first Oscar nomination in the Best Actress category.
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4. “SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME”
Spider-Man: No Coming Home was one of the highest-grossing movies of 2021, but sadly, the movie didn’t receive a Best Picture nod.
The film follows Peter Parker aka Spider-Man whose true identity is revealed. As he struggles to navigate the world, he discovers what it really means to be Spider-Man again.
WATCH THE TRAILER HERE
5. “NO TIME TO DIE”
no time to die was Daniel Craig’s last film as James Bond. The spy film follows Bond, who receives a call from Felix Leiter, an old friend asking for help. Bond must leave Jamaica to fight a villain.
Although the film received a nod in the Best Original Song category, the film unfortunately did not make the list of nominations for Best Picture.