Oscars 2018: Frances McDormand, Oldman, Shape Of Water win top honours as the Academy talks about inclusion

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 05, 2018, 05:08 AM(IST)

Best Actress Frances McDormand, Best Supporting actor Sam Rockwell, Best Supporting Actress Allison Janney and Best Actor Gary Oldman leave the press room holding their Oscars during the 90th Annual Academy Awards. Photograph:( AFP )

It was a night when Mexico and Me Too Movement got the most acknowledgment as Guillermo del Toro, Coco won big at the 90th Academy Awards.  Del Toro won Best Director for his film Shape Of Water which also won the Best Film Award while Coco won the Best Animated Feature Film award along with Best Song. 

Academy in its own way made a statement which highlighted the importance of inclusion giving out a strong message the Donald Trump. The award ceremony also saw Frances McDormand delivering the best speech of the night as she went up on the stage to accept her Best Actress award for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. 

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In her acceptance speech, McDormand thanked her family and asked all the other female nominees to stand up. She also urged producers to back small and independent films
"I have two words to leave with you tonight, 'inclusion' and 'writer'," an emotional McDormand said.

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Veteran actor Gary Oldman took home the Best Actor award for his stupendous performance as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. 

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"I would just like to salute Sir Winston Churchill, who has been marvellous company on what can be described as an incredible journey," Oldman told the Oscars audience on Sunday.

Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel tackled Hollywood`s sexual misconduct scandal with jokes on a night heavy with nods to activism on issues ranging from LGBT issues and school shootings to sexism and racism.

Gay romance Call Me by Your Name won best-adapted screenplay and racial satire "Get Out" won best original screenplay.

A Fantastic Woman, Chile`s groundbreaking story about a transgender woman, played by transgender actress Daniela Vega, won best foreign language film.

Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney took home their first Oscars for their supporting roles Three Billboards and independent ice-skating movie I, Tonya, respectively.

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