Academy Awards 2018: The Shape of Water Wins Best Picture And Director

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The Academy Awards 2018 was held last night and it was a big night for Guillermo del Toro. His movie The Shape of Water took out the biggest awards of Best Picture and Best Director. 

Unlike last year, the 2018 Academy Awards did not end with the wrong winner being announced. The night was a unique one with NBA star Kobe Bryant winning his first Oscar for his short animated film called 'Dear Basketball'. 

Anyway, the official Academy Awards website has posted all of the night's winners. You can read them in the list provided below. 

Best Picture

The Shape of Water 

Best Director

The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro 

Best Actor

Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour 

Best Actress

Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 

Best Supporting Actor

Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 

Best Supporting Actress

Allison Janney, I, Tonya 

Best Adapted Screenplay

Call Me By Your Name, James Ivory 

Best Original Screenplay

Get Out, Jordan Peele 

Best Production Design

The Shape of Water 

Best Cinematography 

Blade Runner 2049 

Best Costume Design

Phantom Thread 

Best Sound Editing


Best Sound Mixing


Best Animated Short Film

Dear Basketball 

Best Live-Action Short Film

The Silent Child 

Best Original Score

The Shape of Water 

Best Original Song

“Remember Me,” Coco 

Best Visual Effects

Blade Runner 2049 

Best Film Editing


Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Darkest Hour 

Best Foreign Language Film

A Fantastic Woman, Chile 

Best Documentary Feature


Best Documentary Short Subject

Heaven Is A Traffic Jam on the 405

Best Animated Feature


The Shape of Water is a unique winner since it's an original story not based on a book or historical event.

It's also great to see Dunkirk winning in the technical categories as that film was awesome to watch in IMAX.

Anyway, do you agree with the winners of this year's Academy Awards? Do you think some other movies got robbed or snubbed?

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