Here is a collection of what has been said about the Oscar nominations announced yesterday. Most are in agreement about the 'shock shun' of director Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty, I can't help but think if Kathryn Bigelow was a man, she would have been nominated. The traditional Academy just can't handle the political controversy combined with a woman director who has already won. Would it have been the same for Scorsese? Instead we will have the traditional Lincoln by emotional manipulator Steven Spielberg.
However, there is genuine delight for the inclusions of Beasts of the Southern Wild and
Den of Geek - straight list and very little commentary
EW - focusing on the snubs
Salon.com - is offering some strategic tips for those in the race.
Huffington Post - leads with Ben Affleck snub rather than Kathryn Bigelow
The Hollywood Reporter - offers category by category analysis.
See the announcement by Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone.