The 2018 Golden Globe nominations didn’t come without a little backlash.
While the list was full of snubs and surprises — including no nominations for The Big Sick or Wonder Woman and a Christopher Plummer shocker — Twitter seemed particularly miffed about the movie director category.
Familiar names like Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan and Guillermo del Toro were all honored this year, leaving out celebrated female directors Greta Gerwig, Patty Jenkins and Dee Rees.
Gerwig has been a revelation this year with the Saoirse Ronan starrer Lady Bird while Jenkins broke records with her summer blockbuster hit Wonder Woman. Rees has been largely celebrated for her work on Mudbound, which nabbed a nomination for Mary J. Blige’s supporting performance. And while all three made impressions in the past year, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association left them out of the nominees list.
Most people on Twitter called the snubs a “disappointment.”
While Fandango’s Alicia Malone pointed out that the Globes have only nominated women seven times in the director category in its 75 years of history.
Other Twitter users balked at the fact that first-time director Jordan Peele wasn’t nominated for his huge hit Get Out, despite its best picture and actor nominations.
The 75th Golden Globes Awards will air live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s Grand Ballroom on Jan. 7 on NBC.