Neil Brown, Aldis Hodge, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell and O'Shea Jackson in Straight Outta Compton. Despite impressive box office returns, the film did not receive any major Oscar nominations.

Critics blame all-white Oscar nominees list on studio heads’ conservatism

Most of Hollywood’s top people are white males, and studios like to place safe bets on film franchises. That squeezes the space for fresh and diverse talent, but one studio executive points out they are ‘not in the business of making Oscar movies’

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Neil Brown, Aldis Hodge, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell and O'Shea Jackson in Straight Outta Compton. Despite impressive box office returns, the film did not receive any major Oscar nominations.
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