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Ben Affleck biggest Oscar snub, poll reports

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 4:45 pm •  Published: January 10, 2013

An online poll of movie fans at reports that Ben Affleck being left out of the Best Director nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards is the biggest snub of this year’s Oscar nominations.   Affleck directed “Argo,” which is nominated for best picture.  The poll also stated the nomination for actress Quvenzhane Wallis of “Beasts of the Southern Wild” was the Happiest Surprise.

See Fandango’s poll results below:

Biggest Snub:

Ben Affleck, Best Director, ARGO  52%

Kathryn Bigelow, Best Director, ZERO DARK THIRTY 20%

Quentin Tarantino, Best Director, DJANGO UNCHAINED  12%

SKYFALL, Best Picture 9%

John Hawkes, Best Actor, THE SESSIONS 3%

Happiest Surprise:

Quvenzhane Wallis, Best Actress, BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD 35%

Seth MacFarlane, Best Song, TED 23%

Joaquin Phoenix, Best Actor, THE MASTER 18%

Jacki Weaver, Best Supporting Actress, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK 15%

Emmanuelle Riva, Best Actress, AMOUR 3%

The entire list of Oscar nominations has been posted at

- Matt Price



by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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