January 10th, 2013
08:41 PM ET

Oscar snubs Bigelow, Affleck for best director

No best director nod for 'zero dark thirty's' Kathryn Bigelow. Her thriller about the hunt for Osama bin Laden was considered a shoe-in among critics.

Surprising snubs

But the movie has been a target of criticism - mostly from Washington lawmakers. Did politics doom her Oscar chances?

Outfront tonight: Sharon Waxman, editor of the Wrap.com, which covers the entertainment industry, and a former New York times Movie critic.

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