On the flip side, Rooney Mara was a bit of a surprise with her nomination for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. She edged out Tilda Swinton, who everyone thought was a sure bet for Best Actress.
In terms of Best Picture, there was one notable film missing. A few years ago, the Academy changed the rules to allow between 5-10 movies to be nominated so that more people could be recognized.
So is it just us or was it was a little shocking to see that the breakout comedy of the year, Bridesmaids, was not included on the list?
We’ll just have to be satisfied that star Kristen Wiig was nominated for Best Original Screenplay and Melissa McCarthy made the cut for Best Supporting Actress.
But wait, there’s more! Listen to who else Carson’s thought got the cold shoulder:
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