Oscars 2019 Noms: Mister Rogers’ Snub, Spike Lee’s Milestone & More Takeaways
Roma and The Favourite lead with 10 nominations each, while A Star is Born and Vice follow with eight nods apiece.
This was also a year of firsts — the iconic Spike Lee got his first directing nomination for BlacKkKlansman, 33 years after his directorial debut, 1986’s She’s Gotta Have It. And he wasn’t the only one achieving a major milestone.
Also, with the good news comes the subs. Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, the critically-acclaimed documentary about beloved TV host Fred Rogers, was not nominated in the Best Documentary. Plus, a number of other categories had surprise omissions.
Click through the gallery above to find out who was snubbed and who was surprised.