Surprising Oscar Nomination Snubs

Many are saying Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston and "Selma's" David Oyelowo, director Ava Duvernay were left out.
2:12 | 01/16/15

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It's now an annual ritual. Sorting out the dubious distinctions handed out along with the Oscar nom nations. The snubs sparking debate tonight. We take a look at who didn't make the cut and the list is surprisingly glam. Reporter: If you thought brad Pitt was the only thing Jennifer aniston and Angelina Jolie had in common, think again. When it comes to Oscar nods many saying both women were snubbed. Aniston overlooked for her performance as a drug addict in "Cake." I am in a lot of pain. Reporter: Jolie's "Unbroken." Failing to get her a look for best director. And falling short in the best picture category. Why would I come? You're not going to win. I know that. In a deposition what to say, what not to say -- Reporter: "Gone girl's" chances for best picture also gone. This is all that we've ever wanted. Reporter: No luck for "Foxcatcher." Do you have any idea who I am? No, no. ? Reporter: And on martin Luther king jr.'s birthday, "Selma" snubbed. While director ava D echebernier will be on hand in case the film picks up best picture, she won't be getting a golden man of her own. Neither will David owelyolo who starred in the film playing martin Luther king Jr. Tonight the lack of diversity among nominees sparking backlash on Twitter. #Oscarsowhite. People behind films that were lucky enough to score nominations like "American sniper" -- Don't pick it up. Reporter: And "Birdman" know it's the first step down a long road. Leonardo Dicaprio has been nominated for best actor four times. And the Oscar goes to -- Matthew mcconaughey. Reporter: But never won. But the director of one snubbed fan favorite, "The Lego movie," seems to be keeping his chin up. ? Reporter: Tweeting, it's okay, made my own.

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