An online poll of movie fans at Fandango.com 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:
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%
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 NewsOK.com.
- Matt Price