Oscars 2018: Frances McDormand, Oldman, Shape Of Water win top honours as the Academy talks about inclusion
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.
WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mar 05, 2018, 05.08 AM
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.
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.