Kim Masters and Matt Belloni discuss top entertainment news stories of the week.
Hollywood News Banter
- Oscar nominations are out, and the nominees are very white and very male. In a huge snub, Ava DuVernay's MLK movie, Selma, was nominated for Best Picture, but not in any other categories except for Best Song. And in a flip situation, Bennett Miller is up for Best Director, but the film he directed, Foxcatcher, is not up for Best Picture.
- In the animation category, many thought The Lego Movie would be a lock for a win, but the film didn't even get nominated.
- Filmmaker Steve James was famously snubbed decades ago for his groundbreaking documentary Hoop Dreams. Now he's been passed over again for his Roger Ebert documentary, Life Itself, another favorite of the critics.