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Jordan Peele's Emotional Reaction to Get Out's Oscar Nominations Deserves Its Own Award

From TIME - January 23, 2018

As the nominations for the 2018 Academy Awards rolled in on Tuesday, it became clear that Get Out would continue its awards season streak of top category nods. And director Jordan Peele clearly couldnt have been happier about it.

After Get Out scored nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor (Daniel Kaluuya), Peele took to Twitter to express his excitement about the movies Oscar recognition. Peele and Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig are the fifth-ever black director and fifth-ever female director, respectively, to be nominated for Best Director.

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