Big Oscars momentum!
Photo of Jimmy Kimmel smiling from Wikipedia by photographer Andrea George created September 4,2012 during a ceremony for Ellen DeGeneres, receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.
“It will be a night that ends with a lot of drunk, disappointed people.” ~~ Chris Rock,
Actor, comedian, on hosting Oscar 2016
(Image left is screen shot of Oscar.com homepage)
The 90th Oscars® LIVE OSCAR SUNDAY ( #90OSCAR) will be broadcast live from Hollywood's Dolby Theatre with Host, Jimmy Kimmel, on Sunday, March 4th at 7 p.m. EST on ABC Television Network, and will be televised in more than 225 countries.
Here is a listing of key Academy Announcements for the 90th Academy Awards (or copy/paste this link http://www.oscars.org/news/academy-announces-key-dates-89th-oscars).
Films with the most nominations are “The Shape of Water” (13 nominations, 13 categories including Picture, Directing, Actress in a Leading Role, and a slew of technical and visual awards) with no other films coming close. "Dunkirk," a far second with eight nods — largely in technical categories, but also Best Picture and Directing and " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" with seven nominations (including Best Picture, Original Screenplay, and Actress in a Leading Role).
As everyone expected, Meryl Streep received her historic 21st nomination for her role as Kay Graham in The Post.
Jimmy Kimmel, host of Jimmy Kimmel Live will host his 2nd consecutive Academy Award Oscars® @AcademyAwardHD @Oscars_Live @AwardsOscarsTV #Oscars2018. Kimmel is no stranger to the #Oscars® as he has hosted his annual Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars specials for years prior to hosting.
WHO DO YOU THINK THE WINNERS WILL BE? CAST YOUR VOTE ON OSCARCHALLENGE #OfficialOscarsChallenge
#2018Oscars #CallMeByYourName #DarkestHour #Dunkirk #GetOut #LadyBird #Phantom Thread #ThePost #TheShapeOfWater #ThreeBillboardsOutsideEbbing,Missouri
I've also included links to more information about the films and noted if any nominees have had previous Oscar nominations/wins in the listings below:
♦ Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread (6th Academy Award nomination, 3 wins)
♦ Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour (2nd Academy Award nomination)
♦ Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq. (9th Academy Award nomination, 2 wins)
♦ Saorise Ronan, Lady Bird (3rd Academy Award nomination)
Actor in a Supporting Role: My pick, undecided Sam Rockwell or William Dafoe. WINNER:"TBA"
♦ Woodie Harrelson, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri (3rd nomination)
♦ Christopher Plummer, All The Money in the World (3rd nomination, 1 win)
♦ Allison Janney, I,Tonya
♦ Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
♦ The Breadwinner, Nora Twomey, Anthony Leo
♦ Coco, Lee Unkrich (3rd, 1 win), Darla K. Anderson (2nd)
♦ Ferdinand, MCarlos Saldanha (2nd)
♦ Loving Vincent, Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman (2nd, 1 win) and Ivan Mactaggart
♦ Darkest Hour, Jacqueline Durran (6th nomination, includes Beauty + Darkest Hour, 1 win)
♦ Phantom Thread, Mark Bridges (3rd nomination, 1 win)
♦ The Shape of Water, Luis Sequeira
♦ Victoria & Abdul, Consolata Boyle (3rd nomination)
♦ Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird (2nd nomination includes for 2018 Original screenplay)
♦ Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water (4th nomination includes 2018 Picture, Original Screenplay)
♦ Last Men in Aleppo, Feras Fayyad, Kareem Abeed, Søren Steen Jespersen
♦ Strong Island, Yance Ford, Joslyn Barnes
♦ Heroin(e), Elaine McMillion Sheldon, Kerrin Sheldon
♦ Knife Skills, Thomas Lennon (4th nomination, 1 win)
♦ Traffic Stop, Kate Davis and David Heilbroner
♦ I,Tonya, Tatiana S. Riegel
♦ The Shape of Water, Sidney Wolinsky (2nd Academy Award nomination, 1 Oscar win)
♦ Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, Jon Gregory
♦ Loveless, Russia; Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev (3 nomination for Russia, 1 win)
♦ On Body and Soul, Hungary; Directed by Ildikó Enyedi (10th nomination for Hungary, 2 wins)
♦ The Square, Sweden; Directed by Ruben Östlund (16th nominations for Sweden, 3 Oscar wins)
♦ Victoria & Abdul, Daniel Phillips, Lou Sheppard
Production Design: My pick, The Shape of Water. WINNER:"TBA"
♦ Beauty and the Beast, Sarah Greenwood (Production Design) (6th nomination includes 2018 Production Design; Katie Spencer (Set Decoration) (6th nomination includes 2018 Production Design;
Live Action Short Subject: My pick, The Silent Child. WINNER:"TBA"
♦ DeKalb Elementery, Reed Van Dyk
Writing (Adapted Screenplay): My pick, Call Me by Your Name. WINNER:"TBA"
♦ Call Me by Your Name, James Ivory (4th nomination)
2016 Oscar resources:
♦2016 Oscar predictions: Variety
♦ 2015 Oscar nominations: Complete list; ‘Selma’ snubbed; ‘Birdman’ and ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ lead with nine http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-blog/wp/2015/01/15/2015-oscar-nominations-complete-coverage/
Oscar 2014 resources:
♦ 2014 Oscar nominations: ‘Gravity,’ and ‘Hustle’ lead with 10 nominations including best picture, Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/moviesnow/la-et-mn-oscar-nominations-2014-main,0,500124.story#axzz2qZqycltO
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