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2018 Oscar Winners (Full List)

It’s been a fantastic, unpredictable, controversial, tiring awards season, and it has finally ended. Congratulations to all the winners, and here’s to yet another year of great, great cinema. Here are the winners of the 90th Academy Awards: BEST PICTURE The Shape of Water BEST DIRECTOR Guillermo del Torro, The Shape of Water ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Gary Oldman,

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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

2018 Oscar Nominees Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread) Allison Janney (I, Tonya) Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird) Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water) Mary J. Blige (Mudbound) Who Will Win? The easiest contenders to exclude from the five would be Spencer and Manville. Despite giving an unsurprisingly good performance, Spencer’s turn as Zelda, a research facility janitor and side-kick to Sally Hawkins’s

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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress in a Leading Role

Of late, the Academy Awards have seen a much tighter race in the women’s acting categories than in the men’s, and for good reason. Not only were women at the center of Hollywood this year, but they delivered, as they usually do, some of the most memorable performances of the year. And the nominees for this year’s Oscars are just a sample of all

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‘The Shape of Water’: on love that roars in silence

Set amid rising tensions with the Russians in the 1960s, Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water follows a relationship that buds between Elisa Esposito, a mute janitor at an American Research facility, and an amphibious creature held in captivity by the facility’s head, Richard Strickland (Michael Shannon). Risking their lives, Elisa and her friends set out to rescue the

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