he recently announced Academy Awards nominations for her role by:
Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss, provides a sinister explanation of the Academy's snub:
A flick through the November issue of the British edition of revealed one accessory I did not expect to see. After pages of faux fur, sequinned clutches and designer feathered capes, I happened upon something rather more surprising: a full-page shot of actress Tilda Swinton sporting a knitted scarf emblazoned not with a designer logo but with the word “Palestine.”
I don't buy it (too "conspiracy theory" for my taste) especially that other omissions include Steven Spielberg and David Fincher.