10 More Times Oscar Memorably Snubbed Genre Movies

Scream | Official Trailer (HD) – Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore | Miramax

Back in 1996, the best a hit high-school slasher movie with a bitingly clever, self-referential script (directed by a genre legend in Wes Craven) could hope for was dominating the MTV Movie Awards. But if franchise-starter Scream was released today, especially now that Oscar has expanded the real estate on its Best Picture nominee list, who’s to say this nominated-for-nuthin’ title wouldn’t have claimed one of those 10 spots? Stream on Max.