Film fans might be feeling a little cheated by this year’s Oscar victories. Well, don’t fret because 2015’s should-have-beens are in good company, says
As the credits roll on another awards season, it’s possible you find yourself wondering what terrible head injuries Oscar voters might have sustained prior to sending back their voting forms.
No Lego Movie in the animated feature section, Eddie Redmayne winning best actor over Michael Keaton, Selma snubbed and Birdman walking off with the two top spots. Boyhood claimed only (a well deserved) best actress – it was a topsy-turvy world in the Dolby Theatre last week.
If you found yourself wondering how a film that took 12 years to make missed out on the best picture award, let alone the best editing gong, you’re not alone. Oscar gets it wrong. A lot.
So here are three films Oscar snubbed that prove Boyhood is in good company:
1. Citizen Kane by Orson Welles).
Now widely considered one of the greatest films ever made, Citizen Kane is a cinematic touchstone, referenced everywhere from The Simpsons to Batman Returns
(1941, directed to Borat.
Chucking out the cinematic rule book and writing his own to tell the story of a megalomaniac news-