06 March, 2018, 01:45 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
"The Shape of Water", a drama film directed by Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, has won the Oscar for best picture at the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday. With a leading 13 nominations, the film took home the night's top prizes, also winning Best Picture, Best Director and Production Design.
Guillermo del Toro won the best director Oscar for The Shape of Water, his sumptuous, sensual fairytale that is a Technicolor ode to outsiders.
The movie about a mute cleaning woman who falls in love with a odd river creature - a fable about the mistreatment of the powerless - had gone into the ceremony with a leading 13 nominations, and won a total of four Academy Awards.
He thanked America "for the many wonderful gifts it has given me - my home, my livelihood, my family and now Oscar". Thank you for this.
McDormand gave an energetic speech as she collected her prize, in which she encouraged all the female nominees from the night to stand up with her.
"We all have stories to tell and projects we need financed", she said to enthusiastic applause.
An inclusion rider is a clause that an actor can put in his or her contract, which requires a film to meet a certain level of diversity.
As expected, Britain's Gary Oldman won his first Oscar for playing World War Two leader Winston Churchill in Warner Bros.'"Darkest Hour," while Frances McDormand's woman in a vengeful fury was a popular best actress victor for Fox Searchlight's dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri".
Jordan Peele won for his script to his horror sensation "Get Out", becoming the first African-American to win for best original screenplay.
The Time's Up and Me Too movements, prompted by the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal, were given the spotlight during a moving segment of the ceremony, while Salma Hayek, Ashley Judd and Annabella Sciorra, who are all Weinstein accusers, appeared on stage together.
After last year's embarrassing best picture envelope mix-up that saw La La Land being declared victor instead of Moonlight, there were no issues with the show this time.
Organizers were looking to rebound after last year's flubbed announcement by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway of the best picture victor, the trophy was initially given to "La La Land", when the actual victor was "Moonlight".
As they say, presenting is lovelier the second time around, Dunaway joked.
Even though Triple H tried to put the matter aside by saying that this talk was the effect of flu on Angle, it was too late. However, it is quite clear that the 2008 Olympic bronze medallist will take on Triple H and McMahon in a tag team match.
- American evangelical Christian evangelist and ordained Southern Baptist minister Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Pictured top is Billy Graham preaching at Carrow Road in Norwich . "That's the way it was designed", Phillips said.
I'm hitting the ball flush and on top of that, I'm really controlling the trajectory. "I just didn't make a good swing". Woods counts four Masters titles among his 14 major championships, but he hasn't played at Augusta National since 2015.
Aer lingus flights will begin to wind down from three o'clock this afternoon, with other airlines following at 4pm. The extreme weather brought plunging temperatures and heavy snow with up to 40cm falling in some areas.
Woods' next two starts likely will be his last prior to the Masters, which will be April 5-8 at Augusta National Golf Club. And former PGA Tour victor Brandel Chamblee believes it is only a matter of time before Woods contends for a trophy.
According to Mnuchin, there are now more than 450 USA sanctions against North Korea, about half of them in the previous year . The Treasury called the sanctions package unveiled Friday the "largest North Korea-related sanctions tranche to date".
Along the route, a 17-year-old named Christopher John Lewis sat on the fifth floor of a building holding a.22-caliber rifle. The documents also suggest Lewis missed the shot due to an unsuitable vantage point and a poorly powered rifle.
Their latest stunt involves teaming up with Amazon video to produce a short film as primer for the game's storyline. In the meantime, keep an eye out for the short film coming to Amazon Prime Video on March 5th.
The scientists used an algorithm to search images from the American Landsat spacecraft for sites of possible penguin activity. It's locked up in sea ice most of the year, and even in summer it's hard to reach.
In the match between "the light and the dark", it was the light which came out on top with Matt Hardy besting Bray Wyatt . Stephanie McMahon , WWE chief brand officer and Triple H's wife, stormed into the ring and slapped Rousey on the face.
Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Mutt, had died of cardiac arrest on Wednesday, February 28. The teaser was supposed to release today but Thalaiva made a decision to postpone the launch by a day.
Gun Issue About More Than Guns
They look repeatedly at the landscape of America's gun culture and warn that the carnage will be repeated if nothing is done. Nevertheless, the NRA and other enthusiastic gun owners dismiss the seriousness of our gun violence today.
Ronda Rousey to appear on Raw to explain actions
As Rousey suggested in her tweet, she will likely take the microphone and explain the events of the previous night. This led to Rousey slamming Triple H through a table and sending McMahon cowering towards the back.
Scots jobs at risk as Toys R Us goes into administration
Founded in 1985, Toys R Us has entered administration following an unsuccessful attempt to sell its business as a going concern. An administrator for Maplin, Zelf Hussain, said United Kingdom trading conditions had proven hard but business would continue.
Rams reportedly trading Robert Quinn to Miami Dolphins
The move eliminates a need for defensive end help unless of course the Dolphins decide to release one of their current DE's. But the 27 year old has just 17.5 sacks during his last three seasons, while playing just 32 games during that stretch.
Turkey's Erdogan to embark on 4-country Africa tour
Ilham Aliyev congratulated President Erdogan on his birthday, and wished him success in his activity for the prosperity of Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to members of his ruling party on Saturday.