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Oscars Snub Christopher Nolan: Inception Director Denied Academy Award Nomination (VIDEO)

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

Black Swan

, David O. Russell for

The Fighter

, Tom Hooper for

The King’s Speech

, David Fincher for

The Social Network

, and Joel and Ethan Coen for

True Grit

. Former Oscar darling Danny Boyle was also denied a directing nomination for his

127 Hours

. Other snubs include actors, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling, and Andrew Garfield. At least Chris Nolan is in good company.