The character Emmet, centre, in a scene from The Lego Movie.
The character Emmet, centre, in a scene from The Lego Movie. Courtesy of Warner Bros

The internet reacts to The Lego Movie Oscars snub

THE internet has reacted to The Lego Movie's Oscars snub with a good dose of cheeky humour.

The box office hit was assumed to be a shoe-in for the Best Animated Feature Film category, but only earned a nomination for Best Original Song for the catchy theme Everything Is Awesome.

Director Philip Lord took to Twitter to joke about making his own Academy Award:
 

Director Philip Lord tweets about his Oscars snub.
Director Philip Lord tweets about his Oscars snub.


Following his lead, Twitter user JamieDMJ gave some of the Best Picture contenders the Lego treatment:
 


The Lego Movie is currently trending around the world along with the #OscarsNoms hash tag.
 


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