Oscars Shuts Out Star Wars
Despite being one of the Top 3 highest grossing movies of all time (not adjusted for inflation) and shattering box office records across the entire planet, Star Wars: The Force Awakens failed to win a single Academy Award.
Star Wars was credited with one of the “cutest” moments during the Oscars, but the Academy snubbed the blockbuster time and time again. The movie earned five nominations, but lost to Mad Max and Ex Machina (best visual effects). Even John Williams couldn’t garner a win, losing out to Ennio Morricone and “The Hateful Eight”.