24.01.2023 - 17:55 / deadline.com
The nominations for the 95thAcademy Awards were unveiled this morning, and while for some like Everything Everywhere All At Once, All Quiet On The Western Front and The Banshees of Inisherin the race to Oscar glory is on, there are some who never made it off the starting line.
Announced in the pre-dawn hours in Los Angeles by self-described “over caffeinated” past Oscar winner Riz Ahmed and M3gan star Allison Williams, the nominations covered a lot of ground with the blockbusters, streamer offerings and traditional dramas in the mix this year. However, not every contender made it into that nominations mix in the end.
Take a look at our list of the most noteworthy performers and projects that didn’t get any appreciation from the members of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences Tuesday — plus, some names that were read out that no one really expected. Also, please tell us who you think we and AMPAS overlooked.
For the calendar, the Jimmy Kimmel hosted 2023 Oscars will be presented on ABC on March 12 at 5 PM PT/8 PM ET
Tom Cruise – Top Gun: Maverick took off with a Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay nominations, but the high wattage star that leads the high flying franchise was grounded by the Academy today.
Margot Robbie – Bathed in excess on-screen, the Babylon star was left distinctly outside the walls by AMPAS voters today.
Taylor Swift – Just the idea of the superstar performing on the 95th Academy Awards could have brought in millions of potential viewers to the ratings sagging ceremony. Add to the fact that Swift’s “Carolina” tune from Where the Crawdads Sing fell short with AMPAS after already getting noms from the Golden Globes and Critics Choice, you have to wonder if Oscar voters are tone