‘The Lego Movie’ was one of the biggest movies to get snubbed out of an Oscar nomination, but director Phil Lord had the last laugh with his epic tweet. Click to see!
When The Lego Movie was not called as one of the nominees for Best Animated Feature at the 2015 Oscar nominations, Twitter exploded. Fans of the critically-acclaimed movie were outraged by the lack of love from the Academy, but director Phil Lord eased their pain with his downright hilarious reaction to the snub.
‘The Lego Movie’ Snubbed: Phil Lord Reacts To Oscar Nominations
Everything is awesome about Phil Lord.
This was his response to The Lego Movie snub:
It’s okay. Made my own! pic.twitter.com/kgyu1GRHGR
— philip lord (@philiplord) January 15, 2015
He also tweeted, “This is not a tragedy. Congrats to incredible crew and cast of The Lego Movie, who made a classic.”
The Lego Movie quickly became a trending topic on Twitter as fans voiced their concern.
HOW DID THE LEGO MOVIE NOT GET NOMINATED FOR BEST ANIMATED PICTURE?!?!?!?!?
— Kyle S. (@FilmBuffKS) January 15, 2015
And DONT get me started on the lack of Lego Movie nomination for best animated feature!
— Kitty Kat (@Wickedlydeeper) January 15, 2015
I’m gonna go watch THE LEGO MOVIE and cry — Jake Metz (@jake_metz) January 15, 2015
The LEGO Movie didn’t get a Best Animated Picture nomination? What is wrong with the Academy? — Dave Elliott (@The_Iceman2288) January 15, 2015
I’m actually furious the lego movie hasn’t been nominated for an oscar like I’m literally fuming
— conye west (@Conniebadley) January 15, 2015
WTF?!? And The Lego Movie snub?!? Shame on you Academy!!!!
— Drift King Kuhn (@MaybeBrianKuhn) January 15, 2015
The Lego Movie wasn’t the only film to get ripped off by the Academy. Plenty of actors and actresses were left off the list of nominees.
HollywoodLifers, do you think The Lego Movie got snubbed? Did your favorites get nominated? Let us know!
— Avery Thompson