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Oscars 2018: Nominations in All 24 Categories

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Oscars 2018: Nominations in All 24 Categories
Well, that was unexpected. Such was the refrain echoing throughout Hollywood when the Oscar nominations were announced at the crack of dawn on Tuesday, January 23. What films and performances made the cut with the Academy? Tour through our photo gallery to see the contenders in all 24 categories.

The Shape of Water” led the way with 13 total bids. Guillermo del Toro‘s fantastical romance reaped nominations for Best Picture, Best Director (del Toro), Best Actress (Sally Hawkins), Best Supporting Actor (Richard Jenkins), Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer), Best Original Screenplay (del Toro and Vanessa Taylor), Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, and Best Sound Mixing.

The film fell one nomination short of tying “All About Eve” (1950), “Titanic” (1997), and “La La Land” (2016) for the most bids of all time. While the first two went onto win Best Picture, “La La Land” lost to “Moonlight.
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2018 Oscars diversity: Strong year for black, Latin American, and female artists and stories with ‘Get Out,’ ‘Lady Bird,’ and more

2018 Oscars diversity: Strong year for black, Latin American, and female artists and stories with ‘Get Out,’ ‘Lady Bird,’ and more
It’s a glass-half-full year at the Oscars when it comes to diversity. A number of women and people of color were represented in the nominations in front of and behind the camera thanks to films like “Get Out,” “Mudbound,” “The Shape of Water,” “Lady Bird,” and “The Big Sick.” But while I’m celebrating inclusion — No #OscarsSoWhite or #OscarsSoMale this year — it’s still worth aiming higher, especially for groups that still aren’t very well represented among Oscar contenders or in films in general. Check out the complete list of nominations here.

To start, the Best Picture nominees are encouraging from a gender standpoint. In terms of their lead characters they’re almost evenly split: four films have exclusively male leads (“Call Me by Your Name,” “Darkest Hour,” “Dunkirk,” and “Get Out”), three have exclusively female leads (“Lady Bird,” “The Shape of Water,” and “Three Billboards”), and two
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Sundance 2018: #MeToo and Time’s Up Conversations Dominate, But the Real Work Is Just Beginning

Sundance 2018: #MeToo and Time’s Up Conversations Dominate, But the Real Work Is Just Beginning
Call it a reckoning. Starting with the onslaught of sexual assault and harassment claims against Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood has been rocked by revelations that extend to all corners of the entertainment complex, including the annual Sundance Film Festival. At this year’s event, the growing #MeToo and Time’s Up movements are top of mind. But what’s next?

“These last few months have definitely been seismic, I think we can all agree on that,” Sundance Executive director Keri Putnam said in her opening remarks at Monday’s annual Women at Sundance brunch. “The brave victims who came forward have launched a movement that I think we can all agree has sparked a lot of conversations, a lot of activism, and a lot of contemplation.”

Read More:Oscars 2018: The Impact of #Metoo and Sexual Misconduct Allegations on the Awards Race

Putnam then referred directly to the Weinstein allegations, which “opened
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Here's Where You've Seen Oscar Nominee Lesley Manville

The nominations are in for the 90th Academy Awards, and there are a few familiar names, including Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, and Octavia Spencer. One name you might be seeing everywhere but may not recognize, however, is Lesley Manville. Manville is nominated for best supporting actress for her role in Phantom Thread. She plays Cyril, the sister of Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis). She's the perfect sidekick: the sassy, and a bit b*tchy, right arm of the wedding dress designer. Although this is Manville's first Oscar nomination, she has been nominated for numerous BAFTA Awards, among other coveted titles. In case you are new to the Manville appreciation club, the now Oscar-nominated actress is 61 years old. She was born in Brighton, England, and has done her fair share of film roles, as well as TV gigs, throughout her career. Her first role was on one episode of Village Hall back
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2018 Oscars: Octavia Spencer (‘The Shape of Water’) becomes first black actress with multiple post-win nominations

2018 Oscars: Octavia Spencer (‘The Shape of Water’) becomes first black actress with multiple post-win nominations
Octavia Spencer has extra reason to celebrate. Not only did the “Shape of Water” star receive her third Oscar nomination, for Best Supporting Actress, on Tuesday, but she’s now the first black actress to earn multiple nominations after winning.

Spencer won the same category six years ago for “The Help” and was nominated last year in the same race for “Hidden Figures,” making her the first black actress to receive one post-win nomination. This year’s nomination also ties her with Viola Davis as the most nominated black actress, with thee each. Davis, of course, won Best Supporting Actress last year for “Fences” and was up in supporting for “Doubt” (2008) and in lead for “The Help” (2011). Whoopi Goldberg is the only other black actress with multiple nominations; she received two for her lead performance in “The Color Purple” (1985) and her winning supporting turn in “Ghost” (1990).

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Jada Pinkett Smith Gives Props To ‘Sister’ Jessica Chastain For Sticking Up For Octavia Spencer

Jada Pinkett Smith is loving the “sister solidarity” between Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer. In an upcoming untitled movie, second-time co-stars, Chastain and Spencer, fought for a favoured nations clause together. A favoured nations clause “describes the treatment given to a particular individual – it is a form of protection accorded to a single counterparty,
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90th Academy Awards Nominations

Here is the list of nominees to be honored March 4, 2018 at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), celebrating the best films of 2017. And the nominations are:

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,
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5 Ways 2018 Oscar Nominees Are Making History

5 Ways 2018 Oscar Nominees Are Making History
In a year that has seen Hollywood plagued by controversy and scrutinized for both its hypocrisy and its attempts at progress, Tuesday's Oscar nominations came as a hopeful signifier of changes to come.

The nominations, which were announced live from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills early Tuesday, revealed some serious milestones for the industry. Below, five ways that this year's nominations are making Hollywood history.

1. Greta Gerwig is the first woman to be nominated for the Best Director category in eight years, and the fifth overall. The Lady
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Allison Janney Reveals What Tonya Harding Texted Her After Oscar Nomination

Allison Janney Reveals What Tonya Harding Texted Her After Oscar Nomination
Allison Janney celebrated her exciting Oscar nomination with her closest friends and family — and Tonya Harding!

The 58-year-old actress has been sweeping up awards season with wins at the Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice and Screen Actors Guild Awards for her portrayal of Harding’s mother Lavona in I, Tonya. And now, as the infamous skater told her, she’s going to the “big top” with a Best Supporting Actress nomination at the 90th Annual Academy Awards.

“I got a lovely text from her this morning congratulating me saying, ‘You’re going to the big top, girl!’ Which was very sweet of her,
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Announcing the 2018 Oscar Nominations!

After a lengthy award season full of exciting wins and not-so-exciting snubs, the 2018 Oscar nominations have finally arrived. Surprising absolutely no one, movies like The Shape of Water, Call Me by Your Name, and the controversial Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri were recognized in multiple categories. Actors like Frances McDormand, Allison Janney, and Gary Oldman - who have been winning awards left and right over the last few months - also picked up nominations for their jaw-dropping performances. Check out the full list below before the Oscars air on March 4! Related10 Award Season Films You Can Watch From Home 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 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 Actress Sally Hawkins,
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Will The Shape of Water Sweep the 2018 Oscars?

Will The Shape of Water Sweep the 2018 Oscars?
The Shape of Water leads the pack this year with 13 Oscar nominations. Guillermo Del Toro's dark fairytale has been an awards season favorite ever since it was released and was expected to do well. But earning so many Academy Award nominations puts it in rarified territory. Few movies in the history of the Academy Awards have ever managed to do what The Shape of Water has done. The question becomes, how many statues will the movie take home? And can it beat out Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri for the top prize?

The record for Oscar nominations for a single movie is 14, with All About Eve, Titanic and La La Land all having earned that many. The Shape of Water was nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress (Sally Hawkins), Best Director (Guillermo del Toro), Best Original Score (Alexandre Desplat), Best Supporting Actor (Richard Jenkins), Best Sound Mixing (Christian T. Cooke,
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Check Out This Year's First-Time Oscar Nominees

The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced on Jan. 23, with The Shape of Water leading all nominees with 13, which is one shy of the record held by All About Eve, Titanic, and La La Land. World War II drama Dunkirk came in second in the nomination tally with eight, followed by Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with seven. As for first-time nominees, there are more than a dozen well-known artists who have never heard their names called on Oscar morning. The best supporting actress category is particularly stacked, with four of the five being first-time nominees (Octavia Spencer is the fifth; she has two previous nominations and one win to her name). There was also a lot of love thrown Get Out's way, which is nice to see. Jordan Peele is just the fifth African-American nominated for best director and the fourth nominated for best original screenplay.
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Oscar Noms: Greta Gerwig Up for Best Director, “Mudbound’s” Dee Rees & Rachel Morrison Make History

“Lady Bird” scored a Best Picture nod despite the fact that it’s not about an old, white, male historical figure

Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson is moving up from her high school production of “Merrily We Roll Along” all the way to the Academy Awards. Oscar nominations are in, and Greta Gerwig’s universally acclaimed coming-of-age drama scored five nods including Best Director. Gerwig is the fifth woman ever nominated in the category. She follows in the footsteps of Lina Wertmüller (“Seven Beauties”), Jane Campion (“The Piano”), Sofia Coppola (“Lost in Translation”), and Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”).

Lady Bird” is also up for Best Picture, Original Screenplay, Actress in a Leading Role (Saoirse Ronan), and Actress in a Supporting Role (Laurie Metcalf). According to the Academy, “Lady Bird” is the 13th film helmed by a woman to be up for Best Picture, and the fourth film written and directly
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Oscar Nominations 2018 Snubs and Surprises: ‘Phantom Thread’ Rises, James Franco Falls, and More

Oscar Nominations 2018 Snubs and Surprises: ‘Phantom Thread’ Rises, James Franco Falls, and More
We all expected Guillermo del Toro’s Producers Guild Awards and Critics Choice winner “The Shape of Water” (Fox Searchlight) to lead the field; with 13 nominations, it nabbed support across the Academy. However, this is an unpredictable year and Academy voters leaned into inclusion, turned away from James Franco, and delivered some surprise Oscar nominations.

The love for “The Shape of Water” included the dominant Actors branch, which nominated Sally Hawkins and Oscar perennial Octavia Spencer (her third nomination ties with Viola Davis for most for a black actress). Despite its lack of a SAG ensemble nod, this charming fairy-tale romance between an Amphibian Man and a mute cleaning woman should dominate the Oscars March 4 with a Best Picture win.

Searchlight had a good day with a total 20 nominations, as Film4’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” considered a Best Picture frontrunner after its SAG Ensemble win, scored seven nominations including Picture,
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Oscar Nominations 2018 Snubs and Surprises: ‘Phantom Thread’ Rises, James Franco Falls, and More

Oscar Nominations 2018 Snubs and Surprises: ‘Phantom Thread’ Rises, James Franco Falls, and More
We all expected Guillermo del Toro’s Producers Guild Awards and Critics Choice winner “The Shape of Water” (Fox Searchlight) to lead the field; with 13 nominations, it nabbed support across the Academy. However, this is an unpredictable year and Academy voters leaned into inclusion, turned away from James Franco, and delivered some surprise Oscar nominations.

The love for “The Shape of Water” included the dominant Actors branch, which nominated Sally Hawkins and Oscar perennial Octavia Spencer (her third nomination ties with Viola Davis for most for a black actress). Despite its lack of a SAG ensemble nod, this charming fairy-tale romance between an Amphibian Man and a mute cleaning woman should dominate the Oscars March 4 with a Best Picture win.

Searchlight had a good day with a total 20 nominations, as Film4’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” considered a Best Picture frontrunner after its SAG Ensemble win, scored seven nominations including Picture,
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Oscars 2018: 5 Takeaways From Today's Nominations

The 2018 Oscar nominations dropped this morning, and as Film Twitter picks apart individual categories and nominees, it's a good time to take a step back and ask: What are the big-picture takeaways here? Are genre movies no longer persona non grata? Are we that much closer to making #OscarsSoWhite a thing of the past? Does the inclusion of a female director and a female cinematographer – and the exclusion of some #MeToo offenders – mean the glass ceiling just cracked a little bit more? While the Academy goes to the sunken place
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Get Out Director Jordan Peele, Logan's Hugh Jackman & More Stars React to 2018 Oscar Nominations

Get Out Director Jordan Peele, Logan's Hugh Jackman & More Stars React to 2018 Oscar Nominations
The nominations are in — and Hollywood is celebrating!

The 90th Annual Academy Award nominations were announced early Tuesday morning with The Shape of Water, Get Out and Lady Bird scoring big. Guillermo del Toro’s romantic fantasy scored the most nominations at 13, while the season’s buzziest movie, Get Out, picked up a respectable four.

The Twitter world was especially happy for Jordan Peele, who picked up a Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture nomination for Get Out. The former Key & Peele star tweeted his appreciation in a series of funny and heartwarming tweets — starting with the memorable
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Academy Skirts Another #OscarsSoWhite Disaster With a Diverse Lineup, But Who Will Win?

Academy Skirts Another #OscarsSoWhite Disaster With a Diverse Lineup, But Who Will Win?
The Academy has recognized Daniel Kaluuya, Denzel Washington, Mary J. Blige and Octavia Spencer with Oscar nominations in the acting categories and Guillermo del Toro and Jordan Peele in the original screenplay and director slots. Now the big question is how much could the #OscarsSoWhite scenario still potentially create controversy when the final awards are handed out if few winners of color are selected for the major categories.

Two years ago, #OscarsSoWhite drew attention to the all-white nominees in the major acting categories, the second year in a row that it had happened. Since then, the progress for representation and inclusion has moved in fits and starts. Last year saw a record number of nominees from diverse backgrounds, including acting nominees Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Viola Davis, Washington, Spencer, Ruth Negga and Dev Patel.

With Tuesday’s nominations, Kaluuya and Washington were nominated for best actor in “Get Out” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” respectively,
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Oscars 2018: Full list of nominations for the 90th Academy Awards

With awards season in full swing, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards, which showcases the best in cinematic achievement from 2017.

Leading the pack is Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, which scored 13 nominations in total, followed by Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with nine and Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk with seven.

The three films will contest the Best Picture Oscar alongside Call Me by Your Name, Darkest Hour, Get Out, Lady Bird, Phantom Thread and The Post. McDonagh misses out on a Best Director nod however, with del Toro and Nolan nominated alongside Jordan Peele for Get Out, Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird and Paul Thomas Anderson for Phantom Thread.

Check out a full list of the nominations here…

Best Picture:

Call Me by Your Name

“Darkest Hour”

“Dunkirk”

“Get Out”

“Lady Bird”

“Phantom
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2018 Oscars trivia: 15 Fascinating facts, figures and milestones

2018 Oscars trivia: 15 Fascinating facts, figures and milestones
With his farewell film, three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis could break the record for most wins by an actor while Meryl Streep, who just extended her nominations record with bid #21, could match the achievement of four-time winner Katharine Hepburn.

Below, we offer up 13 more facts, stats, and figures regarding this year’s Academy Awards nominees announced on Jan. 23. Winners of the 24 competitive races at the Oscars will be revealed on March 4 during a live telecast on ABC hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

See 2018 Oscar nominations: Full list of Academy Awards nominees in all 24 categories

Lucky 13?

The Shape of Water” is the tenth film in Oscar history to earn 13 nominations. The current record of 14 nominations is held by three films, “All about Eve” (1951), “Titanic” (1998) and “La La Land” (2017)

Best Actor mainstay

With his sixth Best Actor Oscar nomination, Daniel Day-Lewis (“Phantom Thread”) is now tied with Richard Burton for recognition in the category.
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