Oscars 2021: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises, From Chadwick Boseman to Frances McDormand
After all the talk about the unexpected and unpredictable, the 93rd Academy Awards delivered with surprise wins in the lead actor categories for Anthony Hopkins and Frances McDormand.
Another shocker was that best picture was not announced last — they saved the lead acting categories for that.Also surprising was how smoothly the ceremony went with some big changes.
There was a new location (Union Station) and a revolving audience.
Many presenters spoke from the audience.
And it actually worked.As expected, history was made when Chloé Zhao won best director for her work on “Nomadland,” which also won best picture.
Both supporting actor categories corresponded with the SAG Award winners, with Yuh-jung Youn of “Minari” and Daniel Kaluuya of “Judas and the Black Messiah” taking home trophies.Here are some of the surprises and snubs throughout the night:Snub: “The Trial of the Chicago 7”Aaron Sorkin’s acclaimed film,
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