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‘The Shape of Water’ Named Best Picture at the 90th Academy Awards

The Shape of Water won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 90th Academy Awards, one of the few surprises of this year’s ceremony. Additionally, the movie won for Best Production Design, Best Original Score and Best Director, for Guillermo del Toro’s incredible vision. With just four wins, the fantasy drama was the most honored film of the night.

Other big multiple winners included Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which saw Frances McDormand named Best Actress and Sam Rockwell named Best Supporting Actor; Darkest Hour, which won Best Makeup and Hairstyling and Best Actor for Gary Oldman’s lead performance; Coco, which was named Best Animated Feature and recipient of the Best Original Song award for “Remember Me”; Dunkirk, which won for Best Editing, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing; and Blade Runner 2049, which won for Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects.

Speaking of the cinematography win for the Blade Runner sequel, that was Roger Deakins finally taking home an Oscar on his record 14th nomination. And speaking of the Makeup and Hairstyling win, Kazuhiro Tsuji became the first Asian person ever to be honored in that category. Jordan Peele, meanwhile, became the first African American to win an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.

Among the other milestones of the night, a Netflix feature film finally won an Oscar, with Icarus being named Best Documentary Feature (Netflix won its first Oscar last year with the documentary short The White Helmets). Also, Call Me By Your Name screenwriter James Ivory became the oldest winner ever, at age 89.

See all the winners highlighted in bold below.

BEST PICTURE

Call Me By Your Name

Darkest Hour

Dunkirk

Get Out

Lady Bird

Phantom Thread

The Post

The Shape of Water

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST ACTRESS

Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water

Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Margot Robbie, I, Tonya

Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

Meryl Streep, The Post

BEST ACTOR

Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name

Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread

Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out

Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Mary J. Blige, Mudbound

Allison Janney, I, Tonya

Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread

Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird

Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

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

BEST DIRECTOR

Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk

Jordan Peele, Get Out

Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread

Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Call Me By Your Name, James Ivory

The Disaster Artist, Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber

Logan, Scott Frank, James Mangold, Michael Green

Molly’s Game, Aaron Sorkin

Mudbound, Virgil Williams and Dee Rees

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

The Big Sick, Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani

Get Out, Jordan Peele

Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig

The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Martin McDonagh

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Dunkirk

Phantom Thread

The Shape of Water

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

“Mighty River,” Mudbound

“Mystery of Love,” Call Me By Your Name

“Remember Me,” Coco

“Stand Up For Something,” Marshall

“This Is Me,” The Greatest Showman

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Blade Runner 2049

Darkest Hour

Dunkirk

Mudbound

The Shape of Water

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Beauty and the Beast

Blade Runner 2049


Darkest Hour

Dunkirk

The Shape of Water

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Beauty and the Beast

Darkest Hour

Phantom Thread


The Shape of Water

Victoria & Abdul

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Blade Runner 2049

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Kong: Skull Island

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

War for the Planet of the Apes

BEST FILM EDITING

Baby Driver

Dunkirk

I, Tonya

The Shape of Water

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

Darkest Hour

Victoria & Abdul


Wonder

BEST SOUND EDITING

Baby Driver

Blade Runner 2049


Dunkirk

The Shape of Water

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

BEST SOUND MIXING

Baby Driver

Blade Runner 2049

Dunkirk

The Shape of Water

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

A Fantastic Woman, Chile

The Insult, Lebanon

Loveless, Russia

On Body and Soul, Hungary

The Square, Sweden

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

The Boss Baby

The Breadwinner

Coco

Ferdinand

Loving Vincent

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM

Dear Basketball

Garden Party

Lou

Negative Space

Revolting Rhymes

BEST LIVE-ACTION SHORT FILM

DeKalb Elementary

The Eleven O’Clock

My Nephew Emmett

The Silent Child

Watu Wote/All of Us

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

Edith and Eddie

Heaven Is A Traffic Jam on the 405

Heroin(e)

Knife Skills

Traffic Stop

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Faces Places

Icarus

Last Men in Aleppo

Strong Island

Congratulations to all the winners!

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