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26.01.2012 00:29 Age: 9 yrs

Oscar Snubs, 2012 Edition

Academy criticised for overlooking performances by Michael Fassbender, Tilda Swinton and Albert Brooks


Less than 24 hours after this year's Oscars nominations were announced by actor Jennifer Lawrence in Los Angeles, an extended round of soul-searching, navel-gazing and outright angst surrounded notable absentees such as We Need to Talk About Kevin, Drive and Tintin.

The recriminations began almost as soon as Lawrence stepped off stage at the Samuel Goldwyn theatre in Beverly Hills. Drive's Albert Brooks, seen as a frontrunner for the best supporting actor gong, took to Twitter to berate the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences following his surprise omission from the nominations, writing: "And to the Academy: You don't like me. You really don't like me." He added: "Looking forward to the State of the Union tonight. Hope the new Axis of Evil includes Hollywood."

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