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"It doesn't feel like [I got robbed]," Affleck told Access Hollywood at the Critics Choice Awards. "We not nominated for Best Picture and seven other nominations. I guess I would of liked to personal have two or like three, four or five for myself, but I'll take whatever we got - it's a pretty cool thing."
Affleck along with other heavyweight Oscar contenders Kathryn Bigelow, Quentin Tarantino and Paul Thomas Anderson were passed over Thursday morning in Oscar's Best Director category. The actor/filmmaker won an Academy Award in 1998 for Best Screenplay with pal Matt Damon in 1998 for Good Will Hunting.
"If you go into the situation where you think you're entitled to get nominated, you're probably in trouble," added Affleck. "The best picture nomination is an acknowledgement and then we got seven other nominations. Editing, score and all these like people who worked really hard. So, it's really satisfying to see those folks get acknowledged."
[Source: Access Hollywood]
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