On the eve of the 90th Academy Awards, Kino picks the biggest snubs in Oscar history. We've scoured Oscar history and picked 10 cinema classics that were criminally overlooked for the world's biggest movie honor.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled the acclaimed European film director in May over a 1977 statutory rape conviction. His wife, Emmanuelle Seigner, says the Academy showed "insufferable hypocrisy."
The actor and the director were ineligible for membership for violating the Academy's revised standards of conduct, which were adopted in the wake of the Weinstein scandal. Both were found guilty of sexual misconduct.
Film director Roman Polanski has threatened the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization responsible for the Oscars, with a lawsuit after being expelled from the organization last week.
Police are investigating rape allegations against Roman Polanski after an actress filed charges against him for an alleged assault over 40 years ago. It is the fourth time the director has been accused of sexual assault.
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