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And The Winner Is…. Oscars 2018

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Last night was the 90th Academy Awards, a ceremony that usually inspires some controversy, joys, disappointments and emotional tears, for the attendees at least. Whether you love or hate the films that won or were nominated, it’s always an interesting night. In case you missed it, here is the full list of nominees and winners.

Best supporting actor

Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – WINNER!
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

Best makeup and hair

Darkest Hour – WINNER!
Victoria & Abdul
Wonder

Best costume design

Phantom Thread – WINNER!
Beauty and the Beast
Darkest Hour
The Shape of Water
Victoria & Abdul

Best documentary

Icarus – WINNER!
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
Faces, Places (Visages, Villages)
Last Men in Aleppo
Strong Island

Best sound editing

Dunkirk – WINNER!
Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best sound mixing

Dunkirk – WINNER!
Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best production design

The Shape of Water – WINNER!
Beauty and the Beast
Blade Runner 2049
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk

Best foreign language film

A Fantastic Woman – WINNER!
The Insult
Loveless
On Body and Soul
The Square

Best supporting actress

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

Best animated short

Dear Basketball – WINNER!
Garden Party
Lou
Negative Space
Revolting Rhymes

Best animated film

Coco – WINNER!
The Boss Baby
The Breadwinner
Ferdinand
Loving Vincent

Best visual effects

Blade Runner 2049 – WINNER!
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
Kong: Skull Island
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
War for the Planet of the Apes

Best editing

Dunkirk – WINNER!
Baby Driver
I, Tonya
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best documentary short

Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405 – WINNER!
Edith+Eddie
Heroin(e)
Knife Skills
Traffic Stop

Best live action short

The Silent Child – WINNER!
DeKalb Elementary
The Eleven O’Clock
My Nephew Emmett
Watu Wote/All of Us

Best adapted screenplay

Call Me by Your Name – WINNER!
The Disaster Artist
Logan
Molly’s Game
Mudbound

Best original screenplay

Get Out – WINNER!
The Big Sick
Lady Bird
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best cinematography

Blade Runner 2049 – WINNER!
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Mudbound
The Shape of Water

Best score

The Shape of Water – WINNER!
Dunkirk
Phantom Thread
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best song

Remember Me, Coco – WINNER!
Mighty River, Mudbound
The Mystery of Love, Call Me by Your Name
Stand Up for Something, Marshall
This Is Me, The Greatest Showman

Best director

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

Best actor

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

Best actress

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

Best picture

The Shape of Water – WINNER!
Call Me by Your Name
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Get Out
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread
The Post
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

There you have it! The 2018 Oscar winners. Have you seen any of these and love them? Do you agree or disagree with the winners? What films do you think are over looked? Let me know in the comments section below.

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5 thoughts on “And The Winner Is…. Oscars 2018”

  1. This was probably my first year in … well … longer than I will ever admit … that I went out of my way to watch the noms for best movie, because of the quality across the field … and Frances 🙂 … but for me it was too close to call. I had the most visceral reaction to Three Billboards, so I was hoping for the win there … but Frances did OK. 😀

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