The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences just finished their announcement of this year’s Oscar selections, and there’s already a controversy over the ethnic make-up of the nominees.
“For only the second time in nearly 20 years,” every single actor and actress nominated in both the Leading and Supporting Roles categories is white:
And wait until MSNBC’s Chris Hayes wakes up and sees this list. He was already angry at the racial mix of Golden Globes winners:
If Chris Hayes were making a movie, maybe he’d call it: “White Out 2: This time it’s really, really white”?
Anyway, here is the complete list of all the nominees.
Actor in a Leading Role:
Actress in a Leading Role:
Foreign Language Film:
Makeup & Hairstyling:
Actress in a Supporting Role:
Actor in a Supporting Role:
Animated Feature Film:
Short Film Live Action:
Documentary Short Subject:
Editor’s note: Two editing errors were corrected in this post. We apologize for the error.