It’s hard to get too outraged by the Academy Award nominations, if only because they fundamentally have little to do with, you know, art. That being said, there were some glaring blind spots this year: a total lack of diversity among the nominees chief among them. The Academy is known for being overwhelmingly white, male and old, so this is perhaps not surprising, but still:
This is the whitest Oscar class since 1995.
There are no women nominated for Best Director, in either of the screenplay categories or for their cinematography.
These are the three most egregious individual snubs: