The mother of all award shows is almost here, but before Jimmy Kimmel can bore us with jokes about how much Donald Trump loved Zoolander 2 or how Melania hopes Room wins again this year, we need to know who’s in the running.
Even the Academy president can’t hide her disappointment with this year’s all-white Oscar nominations.
The nominees for the 2009 Academy Awards were announced this morning and fittingly, Heath Ledger was nominated exactly one year to the day after his death. But, there were plenty of snubs and surprises.
The Oscar ceremony may not happen this year, but the nominations themselves, just announced, prove that women are making inroads as writers. In addition to actress noms for Cate Blanchett (for both I'm Not There and Elizabeth: The Golden Age) and Julie Christie, Marion Cotillard, Laura Linney, and Ellen Page, the Best…