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THE 5 MUST-SEE MOMENTS FROM THE 2018 OSCARS

March 5, 2018
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If you didn’t sit through the nearly four hours long Academy Awards to see The Shape of Water snag Best Picture, we’ve got the rundown of five of the best moments from last night’s Oscars.

JIMMY KIMMEL’S OPENING MONOLOGUE

Host Jimmy Kimmel found a balance taking aim at everything from Harvey Weinstein and last year’s Moonlight/LA LA Land mishap to Black Panther and Hollywood’s attempts at diversity. He even tried to keep speeches down to a minimum by offering a Jetski to whomever had the shortest one. Unfortunately, we had to wait 240 minutes to find out the winner.

FRANCES McDORMAND’S IMPASSIONED SPEECH

After winning her second Best Actress Oscar for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri – she previously won for Fargo in 1996 – Frances McDormand had all the female nominees from all categories stand up to enjoy their moment of respect.

“If I could have all the women stand up with me in this moment,” she said as everyone including Meryl Streep took to their feet. “Look around, everybody, look around, ladies and gentlemen, because we all have stories to tell, and we all have projects we need to finance.”

‘THIS IS ME’ BRINGS THE HOUSE DOWN

While there were many great musical performances, Keala Settle raised the roof – and had Viola Davis cheering – with her shows-topping rendition of “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman.

I know that there’s a place for us, for we are glorious!  Sing it, Keala, SANG!

JORDAN PEELE WINS BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

While also nominated for director and Best Film, Jordan Peele became the first African-American to win Best Original Screenplay for Get Out. Historic and long overdue!

TIFFANY HADDISH & MAYA RUDOLPH, Y’ALL

Hold on to your shoes, because Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolph not only stole the show with their hilarious bit while presenting, they are now everyone’s choice for next year’s hosts.
Tif and Maya, we want you to be our mamas!

 

THE 2018 OSCARS WINNERS LIST

Best picture

“The Shape of Water”

Best actress

Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Best actor

Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour”

Best director

Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”

Best original song

“Remember Me” by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez from “Coco”

Best original score

Alexandre Desplat, “The Shape of Water”

Best cinematography

Roger Deakins, “Blade Runner 2049”

Best original screenplay

Jordan Peele, “Get Out”

Best adapted screenplay

James Ivory, “Call Me By Your Name”

Best live action short film

“The Silent Child”

Best documentary short subject

“Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405”

Best film editing

Lee Smith, “Dunkirk”

Best visual effects

John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert and Richard R. Hoover, “Blade Runner 2049”

Best animated feature film

“Coco”

Best animated short film

Dear Basketball

Best supporting actress

Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”

Best foreign language film

“A Fantastic Woman,” Chile

Best production design

Paul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau, Jeffrey Melvin, “The Shape of Water”

Best sound editing

Richard King and Alex Gibson, “Dunkirk”

Best sound mixing

Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, Gary Rizzo, “Dunkirk”

Best documentary feature

“Icarus”

Best costume design

Mark Bridges, “Phantom Thread”

Best makeup and hairstyling

Kazuhiro Tsuji, Lucy Sibbick and David Malinowski, “Darkest Hour”

Best supporting actor

Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”



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