Today was a big day for film fans as the Academy released the full list of nominations for this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. And the community hasn’t stopped talking about it ever since, as there are some seriously shocking snubs in there.
For instance, in a surprise move, the Academy hasn’t included Frozen 2 in the Best Animated Feature category. The five nominated movies are How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World, Klaus, I Lost My Body, Missing Link and Toy Story 4.
All great films, of course, but Disney fans are furious that the second outing for Elsa, Anna and Olaf hasn’t got the recognition it deserved. Here are just a few of the passionate reactions from those who can’t…let it go.
The Good Place‘s Eleanor (AKA Frozen 2‘s Kristen Bell) is the best person to quote right now.
no awkwafina, no jennifer lopez, no taron, no knives out and no frozen 2 pic.twitter.com/SBKCcj5wlP
— pudge (@tomshollands) January 13, 2020
Some Disney lovers are even calling for Frozen fans to boycott the ceremony.
frozen 2 is obviously the best animated film they didn’t nominate because of how powerful it is anyway boycott the oscars
— alyssa ❅ JEDI KRISTOFF (@CEOofkristoff) January 13, 2020
Others maybe aren’t so angry about it but are just in pure shock.
Frozen 2 didn’t get an oscar nomination.. wtf is happening pic.twitter.com/3q7P7sGYXt
— ? ???? (@helpcantwhistle) January 13, 2020
A sneak peek into Disney HQ today…
Disney: Haha, we're totally a shoe-in for two Oscar Nominations in the Best Animated Feature Category! I mean look at how much money Frozen 2 made!
Oscars: *Nominated Netflix's I Lost My Body and Klaus and snubs Frozen 2*
— TRAFON (@RiseFallNick) January 13, 2020
A robbery has taken place.
CAN SOMEBODY EXPLAIN TO ME WHY THE HELL FROZEN 2 WASN’T NOMINATED FOR OSCARS? HAVE WE BEEN ROBBED AGAIN? https://t.co/TqiNc2yy60
— elsamaren is endgame (@randomfrozenfan) January 13, 2020
First of all, how dare you, Academy?
Frozen 2 getting snubbed at the Oscars this year pic.twitter.com/wAPbPKKvgw
— PX Balala (@baulpalala) January 13, 2020
The Oscars is broken. Can someone please shut it down and reboot the whole thing?
The Oscars is so broken tf. Where is Frozen 2 and Weathering with You https://t.co/ioAxRh7Ehn
— Youstache (@Youwithmustache) January 13, 2020
Maybe the best response to the snub is this viral tweet, in which a user shared just a selection of the beautiful visuals from Frozen 2. The tweeter even argues that not only should it have been nominated, but it should’ve won.
frozen 2 should’ve won best animated film pic.twitter.com/BI3tcziB7d
— jonny | OSCAR NOMINEE FLORENCE PUGH (@mcuridley) January 6, 2020
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This is definitely a disappointment for both the studio and fans, seeing as 2014’s Frozen bagged two Oscars, for Best Original Song and, yes, Best Animated Feature. Still, Disney probably won’t be too cut up. Toy Story 4 is still nominated and Frozen 2 currently stands as the highest-grossing animated movie of all-time (if you don’t count The Lion King remake, which they don’t). On the upside, “Into the Unknown” is nominated for Best Song, so the film still has a chance of snagging one gong.
Do you think Frozen 2 was snubbed by the Oscars, though? And who do you think should win this category? Have your say in the usual place down below.