The nominees and winners are both chosen exclusively by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS or “The Academy” for short).
Production and distribution companies send free copies of movies that they think might win Oscars to members of the Academy in the hopes that they will watch the movies and vote for them. In reality, there ...
Standard A - 0/3 - FAIL
A1 - Lead or significant supporting actors are all white - FAIL
General ensebmle cast still mostly white males - FAIL
A3 - Main
storyline/subject matter (I think hobbits don't count as a racial
group) - FAIL
Standard B - 2/3 - PASS
B1 - at least two Creative leadership and department heads - Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens are ...