8: The Mormon Proposition Already Blocked From Winning An Oscar

Officially missing from Oscar contention for next year’s Best Documentary Feature category: 8: The Mormon Proposition and Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last week released its list of fifteen films that will compete for the final five slots that voters will then choose for Best Documentary; neither of these two outstanding (and obvi-gay) films were selected, though Banksy’s Exit Through The Gift Shop was. [EW]