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Barbie: Greta Gerwig Breaks Silence On The Oscar Nominations Snub: “I Wanted It For Margot Robbie”

At last, Greta Gerwig has spoken out over Barbie’s lack of nominations for Best Actress and Best Director categories at the 2024 Academy Awards. Many were surprised to see Greta’s film (Barbie), which went on to become the highest-grossing movie in the history of the film business, overlooked in significant categories. Following the official announcement, the major highlight was Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig’s lack of nominations, despite the film earning nods in eight other categories. Greta has…

Greta Gerwig reacts to Oscar snub for Barbie: ‘I wanted it for Margot Robbie’ | Hollywood

Director Greta Gerwig finally broke her silence about her Oscar snub for Barbie. The actor failed to receive a best director nomination for Barbie, although she did receive one for best adapted screenplay. In a new interview with Time, Greta said that it is amazing that she is still nominated for an Oscar, and that she really wanted actor Margot Robbie in the leading actress category. (Also read: Fans slam Oscars 2024 nominations after Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie's Barbie snubs: ‘Patriarchy wins again’) Greta…

Why Barbie’s Helen Mirren Isn’t Upset Over Margot Robbie And Greta Gerwig Oscar Snubs

There's always a lot of discussion around the Hollywood awards season, especially whenever it comes to snubs, and this year is no different. Some notable omissions from the 2024 Oscar nominations include Barbie's Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig for Best Actress and Best Director, respectively. The two, however, were nominated in other categories. Still, the perceived slights have sparked conversations about the intricacies of award selections and the nature of cinematic achievements. Amidst many differing opinions, Helen…

Ryan Gosling screams in horror over Greta Gerwig snub in Oscars promo video

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeRyan Gosling has reenacted his horrified reaction to Greta Gerwig’s Oscar snub for ABC’s 2024 Academy Awards promo video. A month ahead of the live ceremony on 10 March, the network released its first major advert featuring Barbie stars Gosling, Kate McKinnon, America Ferrera and Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel. In the video, Kimmel visits Weird Barbie (McKinnon) to ask for directions on how…

‘I Have This Meltdown’: Margot Robbie Admits She Was Fully Freaking Out The Day Before Barbie Started Shooting (And Greta Gerwig Confirms)

Barbie (which can be streamed with a Max subscription) was arguably the biggest movie of last year. Barbie was a massive box office hit and it stands a chance of going home from the Oscars with more than one statue. Barbie received several major 2024 Oscar nominations, despite its star and director both being criminally overlooked. The movie is a staggering achievement, being both an IP-driven tentpole based on a popular toy, and a serious look at just what that toy means to the culture at large. It's incredible the…

Barbie Soundtrack Wins 3 Grammys as Billie Eilish Praises Greta Gerwig – The Hollywood Reporter

Barbie came into the 2024 Grammys with 11 nominations and went home with three of them. Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell won song of the year for “What Was I Made For?” Their fellow contenders included Lana Del Rey’s “A&W,” Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero,” Jon Batiste’s “Butterfly,” Dua Lipa’s “Dance the Night” also from Barbie, Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers,” SZA’s “Kill Bill” and Olivia Rodrigo’s “Vampire.” During her acceptance speech, Eilish gave a special shout-out to Barbie director Greta…

Carey Mulligan reacts to furore over Oscars snubbing Barbie director Greta Gerwig

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeCarey Mulligan has admitted she is “gutted” for Barbie director Greta Gerwig after she was sensationally snubbed from this year’s Academy Awards. The 2024 Oscar nominations were met with a fierce backlash, including a withering open letter from Barbie star Ryan Gosling, after it emerged that both Gerwig and lead actor and producer Margot Robbie had not been nominated. Mulligan, who…

‘It’s Definitely Not A Good Look’: After Margot Robbie And Greta Gerwig Didn’t Receive Academy Awards Nods, An Oscars Expert Did Not Hold…

It was pretty much a given that the 2024 Oscar nominations were going to stir up some conversations amongst cinephiles. After all, just about every year, movie lovers dissect the nods when they arrive. However, I’m not sure anyone could have foreseen the discourse surrounding Barbie’s Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig not being nominated for Best Actress and Best Director, respectively. A considerable number of people – from general fans to major celebrities – have taken issue with them being omitted from the categories and…

Where to Watch Every Movie Directed by Greta Gerwig

Greta Gerwig is one of the most exciting — and distinct — directors to emerge in the 21st century, as well as a key figure in the rising number of female directors and storytellers emerging in the film industry in recent years. Beginning her career as an actor in the early 2000s, Gerwig was a pioneer of the “mumblecore” style of indie filmmaking — low-budget, independent films with dialogue as the central focus. Gerwig began her career co-writing independent films with Joe Swanberg, before collaborating as a writer with…

Hilary Clinton tells Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie they’re ‘Kenough’ | Culture

Hillary Clinton has offered her support to Barbie's Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie after the pair missed out on Oscar nominations in key categories.The pair had been predicted to be nominated in the best director and best actress categories.However, Robbie was recognised as a producer in the best picture category and Gerwig was nominated alongside her husband Noah Baumbach for best adapted screenplay."While it can sting to win the box office but not take home the gold, your millions of fans love you. You’re both so much…