The 2011 Oscar nominations have been announced and the Twitterverse is outraged that
director Christopher Nolan was snubbed in the category of best director.
wrote, “Guess Chris Nolan didn’t plant the idea inside the Oscar board members’ mind to nominate himself for Best Director.” Directors who made the cut include: Darren Aronofsky for
, David O. Russell for
, Tom Hooper for
The King’s Speech
, David Fincher for
The Social Network
, and Joel and Ethan Coen for
. Former Oscar darling Danny Boyle was also denied a directing nomination for his
. Other snubs include actors, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling, and Andrew Garfield. At least Chris Nolan is in good company.