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The Oscar Contenders That Shockingly Got Zero Nominations<!-- wp:html --><p>Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos by A2A / Searchlight Pictures / Neon / MGM / Amazon Studios</p> <p>Each year, when it comes time for <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/academy-awards">Academy Award</a> nominations, the collective moviegoing audience braces for the inevitable snubs and surprises. You can’t honor everyone, but this year seems to have bred an unusually thick field of accomplished, beloved, sometimes controversial films would likely kick up an online hornet’s nest if they didn’t receive a single <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/oscars">Oscar</a> nod. Sure enough, Tuesday morning brought a couple gasp-worthy omissions that have already gotten folks talking. </p> <h2><em><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/obsessed/the-iron-claw-review-zac-efrons-muscles-dont-save-wrestling-drama">The Iron Claw</a></em></h2> <p>In spite of a career-defining performance from <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/zac-efron">Zac Efron</a>, the prestige-y, ever-studly presence of <em><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/obsessed/the-bear-is-the-coolest-and-most-stressful-show-of-the-summer">The Bear</a> </em>star <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/v">Jeremy Allen White</a>, and an absolutely devastating story,<em> </em>A24 didn’t seem too invested in winning awards for this audience favorite. Although the movie’s lack of nominations is far from surprising, this flub will likely be remembered for years to come—at least in fans’ hearts.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/obsessed/oscars-these-movies-shockingly-got-zero-nominations">Read more at The Daily Beast.</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos by A2A / Searchlight Pictures / Neon / MGM / Amazon Studios

Each year, when it comes time for Academy Award nominations, the collective moviegoing audience braces for the inevitable snubs and surprises. You can’t honor everyone, but this year seems to have bred an unusually thick field of accomplished, beloved, sometimes controversial films would likely kick up an online hornet’s nest if they didn’t receive a single Oscar nod. Sure enough, Tuesday morning brought a couple gasp-worthy omissions that have already gotten folks talking.

The Iron Claw

In spite of a career-defining performance from Zac Efron, the prestige-y, ever-studly presence of The Bear star Jeremy Allen White, and an absolutely devastating story, A24 didn’t seem too invested in winning awards for this audience favorite. Although the movie’s lack of nominations is far from surprising, this flub will likely be remembered for years to come—at least in fans’ hearts.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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