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What Some of This Year’s Oscar Winners and Nominees Have Coming Up in 2018

Wondering what this year’s directing and acting Oscar winners and nominees are up to for 2018? Check out what’s up next for Guillermo del Toro, Gary Oldman, Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney and more, below. BEST DIRECTOR Guillermo del Toro (winner) – del Toro has no films set for release in 2018 but as a producer and writer has …

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‘The Shape of Water’ is NOT a conventional Best Picture winner

I suppose it was inevitable. Almost immediately after Guillermo del Toro’s adult fantasy The Shape of Water was announced as Best Picture by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway came the claims that somehow its win was ‘conventional’ or ‘safe.’ Was it conventional in theme – underdog triumphing over a greater evil – sure. But in subject and execution – absolutely …

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2018 Oscars: ‘Shape of Water’ wins Best Pic; Jordan Peele makes history

  After one of the wildest awards seasons in years; a strange combination of rubber-stamped acting winners and a completely up in the air Best Picture race, Guillermo del Toro’s adult fairy tale The Shape of Water came out triumphant, winning Best Picture, Director, Score and Production Design. The Shape of Water came into the Oscars with wins from the …

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Check out the Oscars stage ahead of this Sunday’s Academy Awards

Lush, lavish and lovely. This year’s Oscars stage is dripping with luxurious style and over 45 million Swarovski crystals in one of the most elaborate single use stage pieces ever produced. It was created by famed Tony and Emmy-winning designer Derek McLane, in his sixth year as the show’s set creator and what we’ll see will be a range of …

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Why Should I Care About the Oscars?

Earlier this week, my very patient and supportive husband asked me this question. He doesn’t really watch movies very much anymore. He’s not that interested in seeing Gary Oldman or James Ivory win Oscars after long and prolific careers. He hasn’t even seen Call Me By Your Name. I’m on the opposite end, obviously – I’ve seen it five times. …

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2018 Oscars: Jane Fonda, Jodie Foster, Nicole Kidman, Rita Moreno, Lupita Nyong’o added to presenters list

LOS ANGELES, CA – Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced additional presenters for the 90th Oscars® telecast.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network. Click here and here for the previously announces lists of presenters. The additional presenters, including past Oscar® winners and nominees, are Emily Blunt, Sandra Bullock, Dave Chappelle, …

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2018 Oscars: Sufjan Stevens, Gael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige and more to perform

Gael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Natalia LaFourcade, Miguel, Keala Settle, Sufjan Stevens and Oscar® winner Common will perform this year’s nominated songs at the 90th Oscars®ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network. “We’re excited to have these talented …

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2018 Oscars: 10 More Presenters Added; including Gal Gadot, Oscar Isaac, Eva Marie Saint, Zendaya

Academy Awards producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd have announced 10 more presenters for the 90th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network. The additional presenters include Gal Gadot, Mark Hamill, Armie Hammer, Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Eva Marie Saint, Wes Studi, Kelly Marie Tran and …

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2018 Oscars: First Presenters Announced including Emma Stone, Mahershala Ali and Viola Davis

The first presenters for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced including three of last year’s acting winners: Emma Stone (Actress in a Leading Role for La La Land), Mahershala Ali (Actor in a Supporting Role for Moonlight) and Viola Davis (Actress in a Supporting Role for Fences). The presenters, including past Oscar® winners and nominees, are Mahershala Ali, Chadwick Boseman, …

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Academy to End Paper Ballots for Oscars Next Year

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced that this will be the last year that Oscar voters will be using paper ballots to submit their choices for the Academy Awards. Starting next year, Academy members will be required to vote electronically, putting them in line with the Television Academy (the Emmys) and the Recording Academy (the Grammys) …

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