Netflix And The 2020 Oscars: What You Need To Know

Referencing a notable moment from the Lorene Scafaria movie, one fan tweeted about Jennifer Lopez's snub: "Jennifer Lopez could and should crush each member of the Academy with her thighs while Fiona Apple blares in the background and Cardi B hisses and claps in approval". It's only Gerwig's second feature as a solo director, yet both have received Best Picture noms ("Lady Bird" was the other one). The movie has been nominated for best picture, Martin Scorsese has landed an achievement in directing nod, and both Al Pacino and Joe Pesci have received nominations for best performance by an actor in a supporting role.

South Korean class satire "Parasite", from Bong Joon-ho, secured the final best director slot, meaning once again no women made the shortlist.

Jennifer Lopez played a stripper in the critically acclaimed Hustlers, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination. And now the cast of Little Women have broken their silence on the subject. "The Lighthouse" nominated for best cinematography.

I think everybody's angry and quite rightly so.

In the 90-year history of the Oscars, only five female directors have gotten a nomination in the category, with Gerwig preceded by Lina Wertmuller, Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola and Kathryn Bigelow. It's a unusual trend in how these ceremonies have gone, as Little Women is being recognized, but Gerwig is not. Of the nine best picture nominees, only one was released before October.

Social media has been buzzing with other snubs like Lupita Nyong'o in Us, Eddie Murphy in Dolemite Is My Name and Jamie Foxx in Just Mercy.

Last week, the British Film Academy was criticized for its nominations' lack of diversity; all best picture contenders were directed by men and not a single person of color was among the nominated actors.

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Tied at 11, junior forward Elijah Hughes scored back-to-back three-pointers to help Syracuse secure the lead. Virginia lost 60-53 Tuesday night at Boston Colloge to fall to 11-3 overall and 3-1 in conference action.

On Jan. 8, the Academy revealed this year's ceremony will run without a host.

So is Brad Pitt, another four-time nominee, who is going to win Best Supporting Actor for playing the fearless and loyal stuntman in Quentin Tarantino's Tinseltown fantasy "Once Upon a Hollywood".

Alongside Joker, Netflix also found itself with a bunch of nominations for The Irishman.

The two pop titans failed to win at the Golden Globes recently, but at least they were nominated. It's the kind of story we don't see often enough and it's exactly what Michelle and I hope to achieve with Higher Ground.

"Congrats to the incredible filmmakers and entire team!" he wrote.

Some 9,000 Academy members vote for the Oscars.

Voting for winners - in which all members can vote in every category - begins January 30, closing five days later.

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