Adapted screenplay: James Ivory, "Call Me By Your Name". The film landed just one nomination, for best original screenplay.
Sweeping World War II epic "Dunkirk", directed by Christopher Nolan, will have to pull off a feat nearly as unlikely as the air and sea rescue it depicts to win best picture. You get 17 right this year, and you should be in the hunt to win your pool this year.
"Grae Drake: "'The Shape of Water, ' going into it, it still has a lot of muscle.
Will it be front-runners "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" or "The Shape of Water?".
Of his plans for his Oscars monologue, he said: "I'm still doing a comedy show and I need to be amusing and entertain my audience, but I also think that we've matured enough.to the point where we can accept late-night talk show hosts speaking about a serious subject". I am most passionate about queer cinema, highlighting the voices of marginalized filmmakers when I can, but there seems to exist, as Ren Jender points out in the Village Voice, a fairly homophobic notion that an audience can only love one queer film at a time. How will you strike the right tone?
MARK RYLANCE: (As Mr. Dawson) The call went out.
WE'RE all familiar with that Oscars trophy, the statuette of a knight standing on a reel of film.
"When there is a culture of men doing something, they do tend to bring more men in". Today, they often use their precious seconds to push an agenda. I don't know if either will end up being the Best Picture victor when it's announced on Sunday night, however. All other Academy Awards go to the nominee who gets the highest percentage of votes, and voters choose one nominee in the category to vote for.
LAKEITH STANFIELD: (As Andre Logan King) Get out. Hosts Matt LeBlanc ("Man With a Plan"), Chris Harris and Rory Reid alternate between genial shenanigans and driving muscle cars old and new, as well as exotic vehicles like the world's fastest tractor and a NASA research plane.
STANFIELD: (As Andre Logan King) Get out. I also think that we're going to give the presenters and the winners the opportunity to do that as well. Let's look at some of the more interesting nominees in this years award ceremony.
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This is the only instance of two actors - Marlon Brando and Robert De Niro - playing the same character to both celebrate Oscars triumph. All the rest of them are down below a hundred million. If they have something they want to share, I hope they do share it. And so we're kind of saying the same thing but picking different favorites. Kimmel, hosted one of the lowest rated Oscars shows ever in 2017, as many in America are disgusted by Hollywood's politics.
"I don't think it was a plot to keep women down", she said. Citing the most recent Study of Women in Television & Film produced annually out of San Diego State University, she said women were only three percent of composers and eight percent of supervising sound editors. "We are not an awards show protest group", Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay explained to reporters at a meeting for the media in Los Angeles this week.
Sometimes, the academy tries to head off any statements before they're made.
MONDELLO: First time in 90 years that one member of half of the population of the world has been nominated in that category.
CHANG: Rachel Morrison for the picture "Mudbound" - what are her chances of taking the honor? If I see that, I'll know I've failed. I mean, I love him. The allegations emerged on January 11, Oscar nomination voting closed the next day, and some prognosticators guessed that Mr. Franco, who has denied any wrongdoing, might still squeak in.
Visual effects: "Blade Runner" has an edge over "War for the Planet of the Apes". Laurie Metcalf won a few awards for her work in Lady Bird, but Janney will take the Oscar. "He got him some money now!"
CHANG: That's NPR film critic Bob Mondello and host of Pop Culture Happy Hour Linda Holmes.
The number is now 21, thanks to her role in "The Post".
MONDELLO: Great to be here.