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‘Shape of Water’ Tops Oscars, Peele is Honored While Others Are MIA

Monster maven Guillermo del Toro, and funnyman Jordan Peele are the big winners this morning as the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday.

The Shape of Water took the top nods with 13 nominations, including all the top categories, which horror hit Get Out surprised many with nods in top categories including best pic, actor, screenplay and director.

Other best pic nominations went to Call Me by Your Name, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, Lady Bird, Phantom Thread, The Post, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

In addition to Peele and del Toro, the helming category was rounded out with noms for Christopher Nolan for Dunkirk, Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird and Paul Thomas Anderson for Phantom Thread.

In the actor category, Vegas favorite Gary Oldman got his nom for Darkest Hour, followed by Timothée Chalamet for Call Me By Your Name, Daniel Day-Lewis for Phantom Thread, and Denzel Washington for Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Meryl Streep got a place in history as the most celebrated actor of all time with her record-breaking 21st Oscar nomination for The Post. Rounding out the actress category includes Sally Hawkins for The Shape of Water, the foul-mouthed Frances McDormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, foul-mouthed-but-on-ice Margot Robbie for I, Tonya and teen angsty Saoirse Ronan for Lady Bird.

Speaking of history, Netflix made Oscar history with it’s fist nom for Mudbound star Mary J. Blige in the supporting category.

Suspiciously missing is The Disaster Artist, which was once considered a shoo-in for best pic and actor, but that was prior the swarm of sexual misconduct allegations that surround star-director James Franco. Now the pic must settle for just Best Original Screenplay.

Also missing entry was Wonder Woman. The box office blockbuster was didn’t even nab a tech achievement, a costuming nod or a makeup nomination for the critically acclaimed and beloved actioner helmed by Patty Jenkins.

And the nominees 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

 

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

 

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
Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

 

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
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

 

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

 

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

 

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
The Big Sick
Get Out
Lady Bird
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Call Me by Your Name
The Disaster Artist
Logan
Molly’s Game
Mudbound

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Blade Runner 2049
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Mudbound
The Shape of Water

 

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
The Boss Baby
The Breadman
Coco
Ferdinand
Loving Vincent

 

ORIGINAL SONG
“Mighty River”, Mudbound
“Mystery of Love”, Call Me by Your Name
“Remember Me”, Coco
“Stand Up For Something”, Marshall
“This is Me”, Greatest Showman

 

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
Faces Places
Icarus
Last Men in Aleppo
Strong Island

 

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT)
Edith + Eddie
Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405
Heroin(e)
Knife Skills
Traffic Stop

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
A Fantastic Woman
The Insult
Loveless
On Body and Soul
The Square

 

COSTUME DESIGN
Beauty and the Beast
Darkest Hour
Phantom Thread
The Shape of Water
Victoria and Abdul

 

SOUND EDITING
Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

 

SOUND MIXING
Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

 

ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Dear Basketball
Garden Party
Lou
Negative Space
Revolting Rhymes

 

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
DeKalb Elementary
The Eleven O’Clock
My Nephew Emmett
The Silent Child
Watu Wote/All of Us

 

ORIGINAL SCORE
Dunkirk
Phantom Thread
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 

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

 

FILM EDITING
Baby Driver
Dunkirk
I, Tonya
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
Darkest Hour
Victoria and Abdul
Wonder

 

90th Annual Academy Awards will air on 5:00 p.m. PST on March 4, 2018

 

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