This Year's Oscar Noms Are Record-Setting- But Is That a Good Thing?

This Year’s Oscar Nominations Are Record-Setting, but Not in a Good Way

By Robin Zlotnick

The nominations for the 90th annual Academy Awards were released this morning to immediate and varied reactions (The Boss Baby?! No Martin McDonagh?! Woo Get Out!). Several nominations this year have made history in one way or another. But should we be celebrating the breaking of barriers that should have been felled a long time ago? Are these record-setting nominations something to celebrate, or are they just a stark reminder that it's 2018 and we still have a long way to go?

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