Oscar Winners 2018 | Shape of Water triumphs


Oscars 2018Last night, the who’s who of Hollywood glamour lined the red carpet in Los Angeles for the 90th Oscars ceremony. Rewarding the films the Academy feel represent the very best we have to offer in 2017 and the beginning of 2018.

This year’s event was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the show took on new meaning this year with themes of equality and diversity taking centre stage. Of course, the #TimesUp movement still hung heavy over proceedings with numerous aims taken at Harvey Weinstein and the recent Hollywood sex abuse scandal.

The Shape of Water took home the most awards with Frances McDormand also winning Best Actress for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. We’ve got the full list of winners below. Read on to find out who took home a coveted trophy.

You can also check out the winners of the 3rd annual Movie Metropolis Alternative Oscars where nearly 1000 people turned out to vote.

Oscar Winners 2018

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”

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

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

“A Fantastic Woman” – WINNER

“The Insult”

“Loveless”

“On Body and Soul”

“The Square”

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT)

“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”

ORIGINAL SONG

“Mighty River,” “Mudbound”

“Mystery of Love,” “Call Me by Your Name”

“Remember Me,” “Coco” – WINNER

“Stand Up For Something,” “Marshall”

“This is Me,” “Greatest Showman”

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

“The Boss Baby”

“The Breadman”

“Coco” – WINNER

“Ferdinand”

“Loving Vincent”

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.”

 

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”

 

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

 

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”

 

PRODUCTION DESIGN

“Beauty and the Beast”

“Blade Runner 2049”

“Darkest Hour”

“Dunkirk”

“The Shape of Water” – WINNER

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

“Blade Runner 2049” – WINNER

“Darkest Hour”

“Dunkirk”

“Mudbound”

“The Shape of Water”

COSTUME DESIGN

“Beauty and the Beast”

“Darkest Hour”

“Phantom Thread” – WINNER

“The Shape of Water”

“Victoria and Abdul”

SOUND EDITING

“Baby Driver”

“Blade Runner 2049”

“Dunkirk” – WINNER

“The Shape of Water”

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

SOUND MIXING

“Baby Driver”

“Blade Runner 2049”

“Dunkirk” – WINNER

“The Shape of Water”

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

ANIMATED SHORT FILM

“Dear Basketball” – WINNER

“Garden Party”

“Lou”

“Negative Space”

“Revolting Rhymes”

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM

“DeKalb Elementary”

“The Eleven O’Clock”

“My Nephew Emmett”

“The Silent Child” – WINNER

“Watu Wote/All of Us”

ORIGINAL SCORE

“Dunkirk”

“Phantom Thread”

“The Shape of Water” – WINNER

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

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”

FILM EDITING

“Baby Driver”

“Dunkirk” – WINNER

“I, Tonya”

“The Shape of Water”

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

“Darkest Hour” – WINNER

“Victoria and Abdul”

“Wonder”

What do we make of the winners this year? I’m personally surprised Best Original Song went to Coco, despite it being a great song. For me, The Greatest Showman deserved to take the win this year. Leave your thoughts in the comments box below.

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