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The 90th Academy Awards commonly referred to as Oscars was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California (US). The award presented in 24 categories by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honouring best films of year 2017.
The Shape of Water won the most number of awards totaling to four at the ceremony after it was nominated into highest 13 categories. It was followed by Dunkirk, nominated for eight categories and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, nominated for seven categories.
Best Picture: The Shape of Water.
Best Actress: Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as Mildred Hayes).
Best Actor: Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour as Winston Churchill)
Best Director: Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water).
Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – I (Tonya)
Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
Best Original Screenplay: Get Out – Written by Jordan Peele.
Best Adapted Screenplay: Call Me by Your Name – James Ivory based on the novel by André Aciman.
Best Cinematography: Blade Runner 2049 – Roger A. Deakins
Best Original Score: The Shape of Water – Alexandre Desplat.
Best Original Song: “Remember Me” from Coco.
Best Sound Editing: Dunkirk – Richard King and Alex Gibson.
Best Foreign Language Film: A Fantastic Woman (Chile) in Spanish.
Best Film Editing: Dunkirk
Best Visual Effects: Blade Runner 2049.
Best Production Design: The Shape of Water.
Best Sound Mixing: Dunkirk
Best Documentary-Feature: Icarus.
Best Animated Feature Film: Coco.
Best Animated Short Film: Dear Basketball.
Best Documentary-Short Subject: Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405
Best Live Action Short Film: The Silent Child.
Best Make-Up and Hairstyling: Darkest Hour
Best Costume Design: Phantom Thread
Academy Awards (Oscars)
Academy Awards, famously known as “Oscars” is a group of 24 artistic and technical honours that recognizes excellence in cinematic achievements in US film industry. It is given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The award was first presented in 1929. The winners are awarded a copy of a statuette officially called the Academy Award of Merit (famously referred as Oscar Award).
The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards honored the best in film and American television of 2017. The ceremony was organized at Beverly Hills, California, United States (US). The Golden Globe Awards are the annual awards that honour the best in Motion Pictures and American Television for the previous year.
This year The Shape of Water had received most overall nominations of show with seven, while Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Big Little Lies both won most awards with four each.
Winners of various awards are as follows:
Best Motion Picture Drama: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
Best Motion Picture Musical/Comedy: Lady Bird.
Best Director in Motion Picture-Drama: Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water).
Best Actor in Motion Picture-Drama: Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) as Winston Churchill.
Best Actress in Motion Picture-Drama: Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) as Mildred Hayes.
Best Actor in Motion Picture or Musical or Comedy: James Franco (The Disaster Artist) as Tommy Wiseau.
Best Actress in Motion Picture Musical/Comedy: Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) as Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson.
Best Actor in a Supporting role in Motion Picture: Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) as Officer Jason Dixon.
Best Actress in a Supporting role in Motion Picture: Allison Janney (I, Tonya) as LaVona Golden.
Best Original Score Motion Picture: Alexandre Desplat (The Shape of Water).
Best Original Song: “This Is Me” (Benj Pasek and Justin Paul) – The Greatest Showman
Best Animated Feature Film: Coco.
Best Foreign Language Film: In the Fade (Germany/France).
Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award: Oprah Winfrey.