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This weekon Las CulturistasI froze on the question of "Greatest Oscar Snub of All Time?"so with 5 days out until the nominations (we know we know final predictions coming at'cha starting tomorrow),let's answer it!Restricting ourselves to Best Picture here because you gotta keep it tight when answering loose questions.

SO WHAT WERE THE DOZEN WORST BEST PICTURE SNUBS EVER?Let's group them according to types of injustice...

TYPE 1.PLENTIFUL NOMINATIONS INCLUDING BEST DIRECTOR.SO WHY COULDN'T OSCAR GO THAT ONE SIMPLE HAPPY STEP FURTHER?My Man Godfrey(1936) andSome Like it Hot(1959),2001: A Space Odyssey(1968) andThey Shoot Horses Don't They?(1969) andThelma and Louise(1991)

In all five of these cases the Best Picture snubs are puzzling.It's not just that the movies are all so grand that you watch them with jaw dropped -- from laughter,cathartic despair,or sheer awe.It's also that the Academy loved them enough to recognize them across multiple branches...


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