'The Shape of Water' tops Oscar nominations with 13 nods
11:26, Jan 24, 2018
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Franco was expected to be nominated in the Best Actor category for his portrayal of filmmaker Tommy Wiseau in "The Disaster Artist", which he directed. I wanted to make a film about the world we are living in today- about feeling disconnected in our modern world and how we have lost our faith in community. A terrific boost for their careers.
He may have been supplanted by Denzel Washington, nominated for his performance as an on-the-spectrum lawyer in Roman J. Israel, Esq. Three Billboards, which won the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, sees itself as the most topical: it features a woman demanding attention be placed on a sexual predator, red state anger and commentary about racist policing.
"I'm thrilled that our film has received seven nominations from the Academy, and that the handsome work of our editor Jon Gregory, our composer Carter Burwell, my gentle brothers-in-arms Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell, and our fearless leader Frances McDormand, have all been recognised so wonderfully".
And don't forget Lady Bird, with its nuanced mother-daughter relationship and self-confident central character.
When the nominations were announced, Hollywood exhaled as controversy was dodged. "Lady Bird" also garnered Gerwig a nomination for best original screenplay and is one of nine best picture contenders.
The Oscars will take place on March 4 and will air live on ABC.
Kate Winslet may well have been overlooked for her award-winning performance in Wonder Wheel - perhaps because of its association with director Woody Allen. (To be clear, the charges leveled against him remain allegations.) But the nominations include an implicit acknowledgement of Hollywood's sexual abuse scandals. At times we anxious it would be insurmountable, or would rip us apart, or even worse- that no one would like it.
Call Me By Your Name is follows American student (Armie Hammer) who works as his professor's assistant during an Italian summer while falling in love with 17-year-old Elio (Timothée Chalamet).
"To have been a part of a film like "Lady Bird" was a true privilege and I am incredibly grateful to the Academy for recognising this wonderful story about the beauty and strength of women".
■"Get Out" is the first horror movie to score a Best Picture nomination since, well, it depends on whom you ask.
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In response, Serkis addressed fan reaction to his most recent Star Wars film, saying, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi could use a bit of a hand, as well!" With 220 points, Oldman is right on track with what previous winners have had at this point.
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