Jan 24 2018
"For 25 years, I've been preaching that the dark poetry and emotion of my stories are fairytales for modern times", Mexican director del Toro told Reuters.
Though many minorities were still absent from the acting categories, the film academy, which has worked to diversify its membership, put forward a field of nominees nearly as diverse as last year when "Moonlight", "Fences" and "Hidden Figures" powered a rebuttal to the "OscarsSoWhite" backlash of the two years prior.
Del Toro's The Shape Of Water is in with a shout of becoming the film to win the most Oscars ever. Three Billboards looks to have been hurt by a surge of support for Phantom Thread, the supposed final film of Oscar favorite Daniel Day-Lewis, who got a best actor nod.
The film hit Mexican cinemas two weekends ago, rising to the top of the domestic box office and earning 61.2 million pesos (just under USA $3.5 million) on its opening weekend.
This year's Academy Awards take place on March 4 at Hollywood's Dolby Theater. Though it shoved aside Best Picture nominees "Dunkirk" and "The Shape of Water" for its spot, the film failed to get a Makeup/Hairstyling mention like the first installment did.
Until we are no longer lauding "firsts" after a 90 year history, until we can no longer count a traditionally underrepresented community's number of nominations in a particular category on our fingers, #OscarsSoWhite remains relevant.
Oscar surprises: James Franco, Tom Hanks passed over for Best Actor nominations
"Call Me By Your Name" bagged four nominations, including Best Actor nod for Timothee Chalamet making him the youngest actor at 22 to be receive the recognition.
Harvey Weinstein, the ultimate impresario of the Oscars campaign, has again reshaped the Academy Awards - though in a way that he could hardly have anticipated while at the zenith of his power and influence.
One of the "firsts" she was alluding to was Rachel Morrison, who became the first woman ever to be nominated for Best Cinematography, for the beautifully shot "Mudbound". With Gerwig's Directors Guild nomination and her Critics' Choice Awards nomination for this film - which is her solo directorial debut by the way - her chances are definitely good for the win. The World War II epic, thus far little-honored in Hollywood's awards season, emerged especially strong with Oscar voters, taking eight nominations, many of them in technical categories.
The nominees for best supporting actor include: Willem Dafoe ("The Florida Project"), Woody Harrelson ("Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"), Richard Jenkins ("The Shape of Water"), Christopher Plummer ("All the Money in the World") and Sam Rockwell ("Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri").
The Disaster Artist did score an Oscar nomination for best adapted screenplay. He can now tack on another descriptor: Oscar nominee for best picture. Or it's The Shape of Water, an adult fairytale that asks for love in a troubled time. Serkis said, "I think we should both do it". Some were even upset that Logan didn't get nominated for more categories!
Disney's blockbuster live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast starring Harry Potter's own Hermione Granger, Emma Watson scored nods for Best Production Design as well as Best Costumes.
Some observers might point to the the nominees in the Best Supporting Actor and Best Actress categories still being entirely comprised of white people as evidence that there is still much to do.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg shares #MeToo moment about Cornell instructor
She has seen the 2016 Saturday Night Live "Gins-burn" parody, featuring Kate McKinnon as the black-robed justice. She was in Utah for the premiere of " RBG ", a new documentary about her life that was co-produced by CNN .
India drop hints at Rahane return in 3rd Test
In tough conditions like this where there isn't much between the two teams, you can not afford to give away wickets like that. MS Dhoni said, "If you can take 20 wickets then you can win the test irrespective of where you play, at home or outside".
MINNESOTA MIRACLE: Last-minute heroics propel Vikings to playoff win over Saints
The Vikings will bring one of the top defensive units in the National Football League to Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday. "I believe anything is possible at any moment, as you can see what happened yesterday", Rhodes said .
Jan 23 2018
Things We Learned From Tottenham Draw at St Marys
The half ended with the hosts having more possession, but it ended all square with all to play for in the second stanza. Harry Kane and Dele Alli never look as risky when they do not have Eriksen sliding clever passes through to them.
Jan 23 2018
Stay connected to The T&D after Facebook change
This leads to 'selective exposure, ' he said, where people are more likely to select news sources that they already agree with. The company chose to use community input to rank news sources in an attempt to be as objective as possible, Zuckerberg said.
Jan 22 2018
McDonald to succeed Adams as Sinn Fein leader
The change represents a major shift for Sinn Fein , so closely associated with Adams' leadership, which started in November 1983. Mr Adams had earlier said that a united Ireland was not a pipe dream, adding: It is very achievable - we can do it.
Jan 20 2018
Toronto man charged in deaths of two lacking males
Others have taken to social media to speculate on how McArthur may be connected to the disappearances of other men in the area. A homicide detective said yesterday new evidence surfaced this week that gave them a "definitive link", but did not say more.
Jan 19 2018
Colts take Bradley Chubb in Mel Kiper mock draft 1.0
ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. said Thursday he and fellow draftnik Todd McShay were discussing the Salmon River High grad. The next Alabama player taken in the mock draft is defensive tackle Da'Ron Payne, 17th overall by the San Diego Chargers.
Jan 19 2018
Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after United States aid cut
Nauert said that it was a move that was motivated by the United States desire to drive reforms at the agency . Along with Belgium's donation, various news agencies posted stories highlighting UNRWA'S humanitarian work.
Jan 19 2018
Motorola expands retail footprint, announces 50 Moto Hubs in Delhi
The company is also rumoured to be in plans to launch a third Moto Z3 handset with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. It is expected to come in RAM options like 3 GB, 4 GB and 6 GB and internal storage choices like 32 GB and 64 GB.
Jan 18 2018
Israel judge orders Ahed Tamimi to remain in custody until trial ends
Nour Tamimi (2L) and her aunt Nariman Tamimi (2R) attend a hearing at the Ofer military court in the West Bank on January 1, 2018. The judge's decision signaled acceptance of the IDF Prosecution's arguments.
Jan 18 2018
Firefighter catches child while battling house fire
A firefighter's body camera captured an incredible rescue, as a fellow firefighter caught a child thrown from a burning building. Scott Stroup , a third-generation firefighter, catching a child thrown by a parent from a third-floor balcony on January 3 .
Jan 17 2018
Four officers shot in SC
Multiple agencies then began "actively looking for the suspect" and issued emergency alerts to area residents, Faris said . The three deputies and one police officer were rushed to nearby hospitals where their conditions are unkown. .
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