More like Beasts of No Nominations…
The 2016 Oscar nominations were announced early Thursday morning in El Lay, and while the usual suspects were all on the list, there was one thing we couldn't help but notice was missing…
Literally all 20 of the acting nominees are white — albeit not all American or British — but still, for an era where diversity is supposed to be at an all-time high, leaving off celebs like Michael B. Jordan, Idris Elba, and Oscar Isaac seems almost criminal!
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Straight Outta Compton only received a single nod for Best Original Screenplay… which was written by four white people. Sorry, Jason Mitchell.
Similarly, Creed managed to get Sylvester Stallone some Academy love for playing Rocky for the 18th time, but Michael, Tessa Thompson, and director Ryan Coogler were completely overlooked!
Another one of the more shocking omissions comes from
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