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Oscars snubs then and now

By Lisa Respers France, CNN
updated 11:18 AM EST, Tue February 19, 2013
Ever since Ben Affleck's Oscar snub heard round the (movie) world, the director's CIA thriller "Argo" has been racking up the awards. It's won best picture, best director -- or both -- at this year's Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards, the British version of the Oscars and more. Wthout even a nomination, the Academy Award for best director will elude Affleck this time out. (<a href='http://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2013/02/entertainment/oscar-ballot/index.html' target='_blank'>Feel free to cast your vote on our ballot, BTW</a>). He's just the most recent example of when the academy can get things wrong. Here are some other picks of famous Oscar snubs: Ever since Ben Affleck's Oscar snub heard round the (movie) world, the director's CIA thriller "Argo" has been racking up the awards. It's won best picture, best director -- or both -- at this year's Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards, the British version of the Oscars and more. Wthout even a nomination, the Academy Award for best director will elude Affleck this time out. (Feel free to cast your vote on our ballot, BTW). He's just the most recent example of when the academy can get things wrong. Here are some other picks of famous Oscar snubs:
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Ben Affleck for 'Argo'
Kathryn Bigelow for 'Zero Dark Thirty'
Leonardo DiCaprio for 'Django Unchained'
Mia Farrow for 'Rosemary's Baby'
Martin Sheen for 'Apocalypse Now'
'Do the Right Thing' for best picture
John Cazale for 'The Godfather: Part II'
Ray Liotta for 'Goodfellas'
Jeffrey Wright for 'Basquiat'
Tilda Swinton for 'We Need to Talk About Kevin'
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