‘Elvis’ gets 8 Oscar nominations; ‘Till’ and ‘Devotion’ shut out

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The academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced nominees for this year’s Oscars on Tuesday and one film with Mississippi ties, “Elvis,” garnered eight nominations while two other films with Mississippi ties, “Till” and “Devotion,” both were snubbed.

“Elvis,” the Baz Luhrmann film exploring the complex relationship between Elvis of Tupelo and his longtime Manager Col. Tom Parker, garnered Oscar nods in eight categories, including for best actor for Austin Butler who portrayed Elvis, best motion picture and best director among others.

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