The Oscars will be announcing their winners next week, and I’m planning on writing up some Oscar related posts. So this week, I’ll be asking another Oscar-related question: what’s the biggest Oscar snub?
My answer is 2001: A Space Odyssey for Best Picture. In my opinion, Stanley Kubrick is the greatest director in film history and I’m absolutely stunned that this didn’t get a nomination (I’d also like to throw in The Shining, which received zero nominations). The movie which won in 1968, Oliver, is ultimately pretty forgettable and I doubt any major film critic would call it essential filmmaking. 2001, on the other hand, is and it’s my second favorite movie of all time.
But what’s your answer?