EntertainmentPop culture sensation 'Barbenheimer' in the Oscars limelight with controversy and streaming details revealed

Pop culture sensation 'Barbenheimer' in the Oscars limelight with controversy and streaming details revealed

A scene from the movie "Oppenheimer"
A scene from the movie "Oppenheimer"
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8:18 PM EST, January 28, 2024, updated: 4:43 AM EST, March 7, 2024

About 11 thousand industry insiders from 93 countries have the right to vote for the Oscar nominees this year. The entire selection process will wrap up on February 27th, and the results will follow 12 days later. Jimmy Kimmel is set to host the final ceremony for the fourth consecutive time. Thanks to him, last year's ceremony saw its highest viewership in three years, with a whopping 18.7 million viewers.

The film "Oppenheimer" clinched the highest number of nominations, a staggering 13. Following closely behind are "Poor Creatures" with 11 nominations and "Time of Bloody Moon" with 10. "Barbedheimer" is positioned well with a chance at eight Oscars.

The exclusion of Margot Robbie from the Best Actress list and Greta Gerwig from the Directors' list was a notable shock. This sentiment was echoed by Ryan Gosling, who was nominated for the role of Ken in the Best Supporting Actor category.

"There is no Ken without Barbie, and the 'Barbie' movie wouldn't exist without Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie. These two individuals are most responsible for this historic, world-renowned film. No one would have been recognized without their talent, perseverance, and brilliance. To say I'm disappointed [...] is an understatement," he wrote in a published statement by CNN.

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