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

Kylie Klein-Nixon.

Kapi-Mana News - - MOVIES -

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-

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