March 18, 2018

Who do you want to win at this year's Oscars?

05 March 2018, 11:56 | Dan Bryan

Can you guess the Best Picture winner from its final line?

Academy Awards approach, but interest has waned

"I feel that Woody Harrelson provided a more rounded, realistic character in that film, but Rockwell had a far more flamboyant role, which inevitably attracts more attention and, seemingly, more admiration", he said.

15 hours ago - Here's everything you need to know about the date and time of, and channels to watch for the 90th annual Oscars. But now, as we approach another Oscar night, what a difference 12 months makes. "It's a new day in Hollywood", said presenter Jennifer Lawrence, who with Jodie Foster, subbed for last year's best-actor victor, Casey Affleck, in presenting the best-actress award.

And "A Fantastic Woman" - a love story from Chilean director Sebastian Lelio with a much-praised star turn from transgender actress Daniela Vega - is tipped to win best foreign-language film honors. This year, in addition to the two accountants who sit either side of the stage with a full set of envelopes, a third person will be situated in the show's control room.

The 22-year-old was widely unknown prior to his appearance in the film "Call Me by Your Name".

In the film's opening scene, we are introduced to Harding's hardscrabble origins, and to Tonya, years after the fact, defiantly reflecting to an off-screen interviewer about her unapologetic life.

But let's make it interesting.

As in past years, ABC will only allow television subscribers access to its live stream of the ceremony on and the ABC app. Pacific Sunday to

"I remember a time when the major studios didn't believe a woman or a minority could open a superhero movie — and the reason I remember that time is because it was March of previous year", said Kimmel.

1940 - Hattie McDaniel becomes the first black performer to win an Oscar for acting, picking up the supporting actress prize for "Gone with the Wind".

The Shape of Water leads the field with 13 nominations.

Red Sparrow: A compromised and, at times, incomprehensible movie
A few years ago, Lawrence suffered a vulgar hack of her private data, which revealed nude shots to anyone who looked for them. This movie changed that and I didn't even realize how important changing that mentality was until it was done.

No one is haranguing me at the water cooler about the brilliance of Frances McDormand (nominated as Best Actress) or Sam Rockwell (Best Supporting Actor) in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri", or Allison Janney (Best Supporting Actress) in "I, Tonya", all of whom will likely walk off with top honours.

The next and final category to predict is the adapted screenplay.

For those of us of senior status, Bob Hope will always be the quintessential Oscar front man. He's a heavy sentimental favorite. Amusing how that goes. It is the only time a film from the silent era won best picture, with the award going to World War One romance "Wings". And because the academy can only recognize films that have been released in theaters, the gender-based disparity among Oscar nominees reflects how vastly underrepresented women are in Hollywood.

Live action short: "DeKalb Elementary". Peele and Gerwig are also nominated for original screenplay, while del Toro is nominated along with Vanessa Taylor for "The Shape of Water".

That leaves seven categories, including best picture, that are more competitive. They should have given the 10th spot to "Blade Runner 2049".

"Remember Me" from Coco - Gael Garcia Bernal, Natalia Lafourcade and Miguel (Miguel Jontel Pimentel).

Documentary feature: "Faces Places" is favored, but "Icarus" could score an upset.

Located near the Dolby Theatre, the Oscars venue, the statue depicts Weinstein - a longtime academy member - holding one of the statues (films produced or distributed by his former company have won 81) near his groin.

The burger chain will engage fans on Twitter, and it states that while anyone/any content from the past year is eligible, they give a helpful hint to put up something fresh leading to Sunday's award show.

21 - Meryl Streep has beaten her own record to have the most ever Oscar nominations with 21. "Welcome to the Academy Awards".

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