Guillermo del Toro's fantasy romance received 13 nominations, including best picture.
Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday amid what's proving to be an unpredictable and highly political awards season. But the real drama taking center stage that night may have nothing to do with films, said Guillermo Reyes, a professor with ASU's School of Film, Dance and Theatre. We have more people of color in the Academy, more women in the Academy, and the demographic is becoming slightly younger as well.
Answer: Apparently it did.
Yet the Academy still has a long way to go, as a comparison between male and female nominees in some of the key categories attests. Both films are returning to the big screen this week to take advantage of their renewed interest. Just a year ago a whopping 774 new members were inducted, 39 percent female and 30 percent people of color. I think it's having an effect in today's voting. It feels like it's going in the right direction. Yes, the Academy's attempts at diversifying seem to be working.
"Beauty and the Beast", "Blade Runner 2049", "Darkest Hour", "Dunkirk, "The Shape of Water".
The 2017 documentary "The White Helmets" won Netflix an Academy Award past year, but the streaming service has never been recognized for a nondocumentary film. The first of those was "Grand Hotel", which won the 1931/32 trophy (the Oscars previously weren't so evenly divided by year).
Starring Daniel Kaluuya, who has been nominated for the best actor award, and directed by Joran Peele, who has been nominated for the best director award. ("Billboards" is nominated for best original screenplay.) "The Shape of Water" appears to be the film to watch and the leading contender. Or it could be they found other people's performances stronger. So how many nominations did it get? The countries that made it to the final five in the Best Foreign Language Film category are Chile, Lebanon, Russia, Hungary and Sweden.
Actresses Saiorse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf were also recognized for Lady Bird.
By the time the film was released, it had become a stirring dramatisation of a woman overcoming sexism and invisibility to find her voice as a journalist and corporate leader - a narrative that fit perfectly with a period during which issues of sexual harassment and assault, as well as female representation in front of and behind the camera, that is still engulfing Hollywood. It's possible the branch had gender in the back of their minds, but I do believe Greta Gerwig is very deserving of the nomination.
Let's face it: In our real world - you know, everywhere outside of Hollywood - the past year has been a fairly disheartening stretch of time for women, minorities, and progressive ideas in general. It's a fascinating year.
Q: What else is noteworthy about today's nominations?Greta Gerwig got a nod for her directing debut with "Lady Bird", but best director and best picture could come down to two men. He's a very powerful director. After receiving four nominations, Peele felt as if he was in "the opposite of the Sunken Place". They are basically newcomers as directors and were nominated. This is how we got movies like Mad Max: Fury Road up for Best Picture.
A total of nine films were nominated in the Best Picture segment, which also included "The Post", "Get Out", "Call Me By Your Name" and "Lady Bird".
Certainly there is precedent - the Golden Globes are more of a party than an Oscar-prediction vehicle. It'll be interesting to see how he behaves and how others behave toward him. If, for example, Academy members are divided by Three Billboards, that opens the way for a film that impressed them without stirring the kind of passions that divide audiences. Allison Janney won a Golden Globe for her performance in I, Tonya so I would not be surprised to see her win the Oscar and I would not be upset about it either.
The rescue became possible after their 17-year-old sister braved escaping through a window so that she could finally call 911. David Turpin left his engineering job at Lockheed Martin Corp.in 2010, a company spokeswoman told Reuters .
With this, the users will be able to view and search all diagnostic data in the cloud that's related specifically to their device. Hopefully, this will (at least slightly) improve the adoption of Windows 10 in enterprises working with highly sensitive data.
Air Force One must be able to feed passengers and crew for weeks without resupplying, according to the news website Defense One. Five "chillers" cool a total of 26 climate-controlled compartments, according to the Air Force.
What's even more shocking is that this is the second selfie incident of its kind, which has surfaced on the web in past 30 hours. The video shows the young man smiling into his smartphone camera and pointing at the approaching train with his right hand.
McKnight went on to play at the University of Southern California before being drafted in 2010 by NY , where he played until 2012. McKnight emerged as a star in his three seasons with USC, rushing for 1,014 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior in 2009.
The Fed dropped interest rates to historical lows, hoping to prompt businesses to borrow money to make new investments and hires. With the passage of the tax cut bill last year, economists widely expected the economy would continue steady growth this year.
Durbin says whether it's the Children's Health Insurance Program or DACA, young people shouldn't be used as bargaining tools. The Republicans hold a very slim majority there, but needed a 60 majority which the Republicans don't have.
But you should prepare yourself for the potential to be underwhelmed by what you see from the roof of your apartment building. The phenomenon known as Blue Moon, the second full moon in a calendar month, will occur on January 31.
He's followed by Kendrick Lamar with seven, Bruno Mars with six and Childish Gambino , Khalid and SZA with five each. Maybe it is some of both, combined with the fact that it generally costs more to host an awards show in NY than L.A.
Josh Allen has a message for the Cleveland Browns
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United States stocks open higher after earnings reports
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's endorsement of a weak dollar earlier in the week had triggered a slide in the currency. Benchmark 10-year notes last fell 14/32 in price to yield 2.6711 percent, from 2.621 percent late on Thursday.
Threat on Cynthiana, Ky. school confirmed, suspect in custody
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Oil Prices Slip On US Crude Report
Gasoline inventories rose by 3.1 million barrels and stocks of distillate fuels, which include diesel, were up by 639,000 barrels. Energy Department on reducing raw material reserves in the country, the OPEC + agreement and the weakening of the dollar.
Oil prices continue to rise
According to reports, Brent crude oil was up 0.34 per cent at $70.76 a barrel on London's Intercontinental Exchange. Both crude benchmarks are up by nearly 60 per cent since the middle of previous year .