Oscars 2018 LIVE updates: The 90th Academy Award started off with a bang even as Jimmy Kimmel took a dig at Harvey Weinstein. Shape of Water, which was nominated in 13 categories in Oscars could grab 4 awards in total including the award for Best Picture and Best Director.
Oscars 2018 LIVE updates: The 90th Academy Award started off with bang even as Jimmy Kimmel took a dig at Harvey Weinstein. Shape of Water, which was nominated in 13 categories in Oscars could grab 4 awards in total including the award for Best Picture and Best Director. Other noteworthy mentions of the 90th Academy Awards is the film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Dunkirk and Blade Runner 2049. Frances McDormand wins Best Actress, Gary Oldman bags Best Actor in 90th Academy Award.
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10:11 am: And with no goof ups this year, the Best Picture Award was announced and it was grabbed by non other than the highest nominee of 90th academy awards Shape of Water.
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— The Academy (@TheAcademy) March 5, 2018
10:07 am: Frances McDormand wins Best Actress, Gary Oldman bags Best Actor in 90th Academy Award.
9:40 am: The 90th academy Award pays rich Memoriam tribute to legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi and Sashi Kapoor.
9:30 am: The Oscar for the Best Original Score goes to Shape of Water. Christopher Walken acceoted the awrd for the Best Original Score. At this juncture, Dunkirk leading with 3 awards, Blade Runner with 2o49 and shape of Water with 2 as well.
9:23 am: Keala Settle’s moving performance led to a standing ovation from the audience members. she performed her Oscar nominated song This is Me from The Greatest Showman
9:12 am: Nicole Kidman presented the award for Best Original Screenplay which was bagged by Jordan Peele for Get Out.
9:08 am: Watch Video| Jimmy Kimmel’s Oscars Monologue 2018
9:00 am: Margot Robbie and Chadwick Boseman took the stage to present the award for Best Adapted Screenplay. James Ivory bagged the Oscars for Call Me by Your Name.
8:48 am: nTiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis took to the stage to announce the winners for Documentary Short Subject and Live Action Short Film. The Oscar was won by Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405 and The Silent Child respectively.
8:44 am: Gina Rodriguez and Tom Holland presented the Oscar for Best Visual Effects to Blade Runner 2047. John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert and Richard R. Hoover came upto accept the award and thanked Denis Villeneuve.
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— The Academy (@TheAcademy) March 5, 2018
8:30 am: The period drama Victoria & Abdul starring actor Ali Fazal and veteran British actress Judi Dench lost the award for Make Up and Hairstyling and Costume Design Oscars to “Darkest Hour” and “Phantom Thread”.
8:25 am: There were debates whether Ryan Seacrest will be back to host the Oscars red carpet after being accused of sexually inappropriate behaviour by his former stylist. And the TV host returned for his award show responsibilities and host the red carpet show for the 90th Academy Awards, IANS reported.
8:05 am: The award for Best Animated Short film was grabbed by Kobe Bryant’s Dear Basketball.
8:00 am: Allison Janney won the Oscars for the Best Supporting Actress for I, Tonya. The award was presented to her by Mahershala Ali. This is the first first nomination for Janney who thanked her fellow nominees and writer of the film Steven Rogers.
7:57 am: Oscar winner for 1962’s West Side Story, Rita Moreno presented the award for the Best Foreign Language Film. Sebastián Lelio’s A Fantastic Woman grabbed the first-ever Oscar for Chile.
7:48 am: Black Panther actress Lupita Nyong’o graced the stage with Kumail Nanjiani to present the awrd for Best Production Design. Both the presenters talking of their roots expressed themselves as dreamers and immigrants. The awrd was won by the biggest nominee of the year, Shape of Water.
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— The Academy (@TheAcademy) March 5, 2018
7:40 am: Baby Driver star Ansel Elgort and Eiza Gonzalez presented the award for for Best Sound Editing nad Best Sound Mixing. Richard King and Alex Gibson won the prestigious Oscars for Dunkirk. This is Richard King’s fourth Oscar of his career, the last one being for Nolan’s Inception. Much of a co-incidence!
7:27 am: Mary J Blige performed her nominated song Mighty River, from Mudbound at the Oscars.
7:10 am: The best documentary film award was presented by Best Director nominee Greta Gerwig and Star Wars: The Last Jedi star and Laura Dern. Icarus won the aOscars for Best documentary.
7:00 am: The legendary actress Eve Marie Saint whjo joked that she was older than the Oscars itself presented the award for the Best Costume Design which was won by Mark Bridges for Phantom Thread.
6:49 am: Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot and Armie Hammer presented the awrd for the winner of the Best Hair & Makeup Oscar. The Oscars for this category was grabbed by Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick for their phenomenal work in Darkest Hour.
6:40 am: The first category of the evening is best-supporting actor (male). Williem Defoe (The Florida Project), Christopher Plummer (All the Money in the World), Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri), Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri), Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water)have been nominated. Viola Davis took to the stage to announce the first award of the night and the winner of the prestigious Oscars is Sam Rockwell.
6:36 am: Jimmy Kimmel on what to expect at the Oscars 2018
6:33 am: Jimmy Kimmel takes on the stage for the second time and starts off with a flashback of the major goof up last time! He also touched on the #MeToo Movement and praised how it was bringing a change not only in Hollywood but the entire world.
6:26 am: At the Oscars Red Carpet stars came up with lunging necklines and vibrant bursts of colours. Celebrating her first ever Oscars, allison Janey donned a scarlet red gown from Reem Acra with a deep V Neckline.
6:15 am: British actor Gary Oldman’s performance as Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour” is widely expected to bring his first Oscar, says Reuters.
6:07 am: Jane Fonda, “I, Tonya” nominees Margot Robbie and Allison Janney, veteran Rita Moreno, “Get Out” star Daniel Kaluuya, “Mudbound” singer and actress Mary J. Blige and Christopher Plummer were among early arrivals at the Oscars.
6:01 am: Mary J Blidge has been nominated both for Best Supporting Actress and an Original Song at the Oscars, says Star Movies India.
5:45 am: ‘Get Out’ director and writer Jordan Peele may become first black man in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences history to win a directing Oscar.
5:30 am: Stars arrived event on Sunday under breezy skies for an Academy Awards ceremony. In few hours we will know which film will win the best movie award and who would be the best actor and actress.
5:15 am: Stars have begun to arrive on the Red Carpet for the gala event. The award ceremony will start in a few moments from now.
5:01 am: Also read| Oscars 2018 nominations
4:45 am: The Oscars as you know is no mere event, one of the biggest award event in the world is put together with a lot of sweating and hardwork. Take a look at how Hollywood’s biggest night came alive:
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4:30 am: Watch this video of the gala post Oscar dinner which is being prepared by celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck. Chef on Thursday unveiled the menu for 1500 A-listers and Oscar winners who are supposed to gorge on this sumptuous menu.
4:00 am: After making a splashing appearance at the Golden Globe and the BAFTA this year, Time’s Up will be apart of the Oscar show today but the celebrities gracing the red carpet will not adhere to any particular dress code. Times Up was formed after Harvey Weinstein scandal revealed widespread sexual harassment in Hollywood.
3:45 am: As we know Shape of Water has been nominated in 13 categories out of 24 and chances are that the Guillermo Del Toro helmed film might swipe the highest number of awards tonight. The leading actress of the film Sally Hawkins has been nominated in the best actress category and given the impeccable acting prowess she showcased in the film, she might just grab away the Oscars for the best actor in leading role.
3:30 am: Finally the gala night is upon us and the most awaited event is just a few hours from us. The coveted Oscars Award event is going to be graced by who’s who of the industry like every year and the style statement will something to watch out for. So stay tuned with us as we take you through the event.