The Week in Geek: Get Out of The Shape of Water, Academy! Pick a color, Captain Marvel!

Contributed by You made it to the last full week of January 2018! Don’t minimize your achievement — this is a celebration-worthy accomplishment. And what better way to celebrate than to look back at the five biggest nerd stories of the past week? #OSCARSSOLIT? On Tuesday morning, the woman I secretly transform into during the full moon, Tiffany Haddish, and the man I actually am without the mocap, Andy Serkis, announced the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards. The two films with the most nominations happened to be genre: The Shape of Water and Get Out . But that wasn’t all — Logan was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay (which is huge), and movies such as Blade Runner 2049 , Star Wars: The Last Jedi , Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 , Thor: Ragnarok , and even Kong: Skull Island secured some nominations. Notably absent? Wonder Woman . Not one nomination. No Best Picture. No Best Director for Patty Jenkins. Not even a Best Costumes. Y’all are WONDERing (get it) why. And for good reason. Personally, I’m just mad Lil Rel ain’t got that Best Supporting Actor nod for Get Out , especially since he pulled Best Dude […]

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