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The Shape of Water Named Best Picture at 90th Oscars

The Shape of Water was the big winner at the 2018 Oscars on Sunday night.
Mar 5, 2018 by: WENN

The Shape of Water Named Best Picture at 90th Oscars

The Shape of Water was the big winner at the 2018 Oscars on Sunday night.

The sci-fi romance picked up the Best Picture prize, while Guillermo del Toro was named Best Director and Alexandre Desplat took home the Best Score for his work on the movie.

The film, which went into the awards show with 13 nominations, also grabbed Best Production Design.

Christopher Nolan's World War II  movie Dunkirk picked up three technical awards and there were double wins for Blade Runner 2049, Coco, and Darkest Hour, whose star, Gary Oldman, picked up his first Oscar for portraying former British leader Sir Winston Churchill and paid a special tribute to his 98-year-old mum, who was watching the ceremony at home.

"Thank you for your love and support," he said. "Put the kettle on, I'm bringing Oscar home."

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was also a double winner, with co-stars Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell claiming the night's Lead Actress and Supporting Actor honors.

McDormand literally brought the crowd to its feet during her acceptance speech when she urged all the women at the Oscars to stand up and "look around" in what became the ultimate 'female power' moment.

Chuckling as the likes of Meryl Streep, Allison Janney and Greta Gerwig stood up, the actress said, "We all have stories to tell and projects we need financed. Don't talk to us about it at the parties tonight, invite us into your office in a couple of days, or you can come to ours... and we'll tell you all about them."

The full list of 2018 Oscar winners is:

Best Picture:
The Shape of Water

Lead Actor:
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Lead Actress:
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Supporting Actor:
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Supporting Actress:
Allison Janney, I, Tonya

Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water

Animated Feature:

Live Action Short:
The Silent Child

Adapted Screenplay:
James Ivory, Call Me by Your Name

Original Screenplay:

Jordan Peele, Get Out

Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049

Documentary Feature:

Documentary Short Subject:
Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405

Animated Short Film:
Dear Basketball

Foreign Language Film:
A Fantastic Woman (Chile)

Film Editing:
Lee Smith, Dunkirk

Sound Editing:
Alex Gibon & Richard King, Dunkirk

Sound Mixing:
Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, and Gary A. Rizzo, Dunkirk

Production Design:
The Shape of Water

Original Score:
Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water

Original Song:
Remember Me from Coco by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez

Makeup and Hair:
Darkest Hour

Costume Design:
Phantom Thread

Visual Effects:
Blade Runner 2049 (KL/WN/RL)