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Series: Small Axe
Category He Should’ve Been Nominated For: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Boyega took center stage with his captivating performance as Leroy Logan, a forensic scientist who became one of the first Black British police officers, in the anthology series Small Axe. Not only did he deserve a nomination, but the entire anthology did too.
Category She Should’ve Been Nominated For: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Paulson’s delightfully twisted performance in Netflix’s eponymous psychological thriller and precursor to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is one that needs to be seen to be believed. Cutting, sinister, and absolutely enthralling, Paulson definitely should’ve been included in this year’s nominations.
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Series: The Falcon & The Winter Soldier
Category He Should’ve Been Nominated For: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Stan’s portrayal of the guarded, traumatized war veteran and supersoldier Bucky Barnes — as he learned to trust himself and find his place in the world — was both incredibly emotional and definitely nomination-worthy.