Oscar winners 2018: The list | 90th Academy Awards Winners | Gary Oldman | The Shape of Water | Frances McDormand

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Hollywood’s honors season hit its summit Sunday evening with the 90th yearly Academy Awards function. From the minute the assignments were declared in January, the current year’s honors were ready to be a fight between Guillermo del Toro’s dream The Shape of Water, Christopher Nolan’s wartime epic Dunkirk, and Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. At last, The Shape of Water developed successful, winning a sum of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for Guillermo del Toro, and honors for both original score and production design.

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Mary J. Blige, “Mudbound”
Allison Janney, “I, Tonya” *WINNER
Lesley Manville, “Phantom Thread”
Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”
Octavia Spencer, “The Shape of Water”

Allison Janney has won the Oscar for best supporting actress at the 90th annual Academy Awards for her brash turn as LaVona Golden in I, Tonya. Nominated for an Oscar for the first time, the veteran took the award ahead of Laurie Metcalf of Lady Bird, who was considered Janney’s closest competition in the category.

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”
Woody Harrelson, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water”
Christopher Plummer, “All the Money in the World”
Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” *WINNER

The 90th annual Academy Awards kicked off with the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, and Sam Rockwell took home the award for his work as a corrupt police officer in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. It was the first win of the evening for the film, which came into the show with a total of seven nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actress for star Frances McDormand.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

“A Fantastic Woman” *WINNER
“The Insult”
“Loveless”
“On Body and Soul”
“The Square”
A Fantastic Woman has won the Oscar for best foreign language film at the 90th Academy Awards, edging out Ruben Östlund’s Swedish satire The Square and Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Russian fable Loveless. Directed by Sebastián Lelio and written by Lelio and Gonzalo Maza, the film marks the first Chilean entry for the foreign language Oscar since Pablo Larraín’s No, and the first ever Academy award for Lelio, in his follow-up to the acclaimed Gloria.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

“Edith + Eddie”
“Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405” *WINNER
“Heroin(e)”
“Knife Skills”
“Traffic Stop”

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail”
“Faces Places”
“Icarus” *WINNER
“Last Men in Aleppo”
“Strong Island”

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

“The Boss Baby”
“The Breadman”
“Coco” *WINNER
“Ferdinand”
“Loving Vincent”

A lot of the 2018 Academy Award races have been hotly contested, but Best Animated Feature hasn’t been high on the debate list. As expected, Pixar Animation Studios’ Coco won the category, beating out the animated Vincent van Gogh biographical drama Loving Vincent, the passionate drama The Breadwinner, the gentle-bull kids’ comedy Ferdinand, and the scheming-baby comedy Boss Baby.

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“Call Me by Your Name” *WINNER
“The Disaster Artist”
“Logan”
“Molly’s Game”
“Mudbound”

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“The Big Sick”
“Get Out” *WINNER
“Lady Bird”
“The Shape of Water”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Timothée Chalamet, “Call Me By Your Name”
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Phantom Thread”
Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”
Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” *WINNER
Denzel Washington, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”

As expected, Gary Oldman took home the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Darkest Hour at the annual star-studded event on Sunday night.

The actor was nominated alongside Call Me by Your Name’s Timothée Chalamet, Phantom Thread’s Daniel Day-Lewis, Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya and Roman J. Israel, Esq.’s Denzel Washington. He was odd favorite to win the category.

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”
Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” *WINNER
Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya”
Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”
Meryl Streep, “The Post”

As expected, Frances McDormand nabbed the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri at the annual star-studded event on Sunday night.

The actress was nominated alongside The Shape of Water’s Sally Hawkins, I, Tonya’s Margot Robbie, Lady Bird’s Saoirse Ronan, and The Post’s Meryl Streep.

DIRECTOR

Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk”
Jordan Peele, “Get Out”
Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”
Paul Thomas Anderson “Phantom Thread”
Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water” *WINNER

Guillermo del Toro has won the best director prize at the 90th Academy Awards for The Shape of Water, defeating film-makers such as Paul Thomas Anderson (for Phantom Thread), Greta Gerwig (for Lady Bird) and Jordan Peele (for Get Out).

In his acceptance speech, del Toro said: “I am an immigrant … The best thing our industry does is to help erase the lines in the sand when the world tries to make them deeper.”

BEST PICTURE

“Call Me by Your Name”
“Darkest Hour”
“Dunkirk”
“Get Out”
“Lady Bird”
“Phantom Thread”
“The Post”
“The Shape of Water” *WINNER
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
The Shape of Water has won the Oscar for best picture at the 90th Academy Awards, defeating strong competition from Get Out, Lady Bird and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri in what had been considered the closest Oscar race in many years.

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