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  1. How the academy threaded the needle between old and newRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles Times film critics Kenneth Turan and Justin Chang discuss the 2018 Academy Award nominations they were glad to see and where they felt the Academy fell short. I dreamed a dream of Oscar on Monday night.

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  2. Honoring outsiders: Oscar nominations showcase fresh voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Texarkana Gazette

    The Academy Awards showered outsiders, on screen and off, with milestone-setting nominations that celebrated Guillermo del Toro's full-hearted ode to outcasts "The Shape of Water," embraced first-time filmmakers like Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele, and made "Mudbound" director of photography Rachel Morrison the first woman ever nominated for best cinematography. In nominations that spanned young and old, studio blockbusters and passion-fueled indies, the 90th annual Academy Awards gave many who have long been shunned by the movie business - women directors, transgender filmmakers, minority actors, even Netflix - something to cheer about.

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  3. Your 2018 Oscars cheat sheet for the Best Picture prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | MacLeans

    We've seen all the movies nominated for Best Picture in 2018. Here's what you need to know to talk about them as if you did, too In his fight to make America, well, American again, Donald Trump may want Hollywood to build a wall.

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  4. Graham: Oscar nominations are emotional and diverseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Detroit News

    Guillermo del Toro's aquatic adult fairy tale lead Tuesday's diverse field of Academy Award nominations, picking up nods in 13 categories, including the Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay races. Christopher Nolan's WWII drama "Dunkirk" followed with eight nominations and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" landed seven, as nominees in the major categories crossed barriers of race, sex, age and even distribution model.

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  5. The Shape of Water Leads Oscar Nominations with 13 as new Hollywood era loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    Oscar voters tilted towards a new Hollywood era on Tuesday, giving first-time nominations to at least 35 people, inviting Netflix into the club, recognising a woman in the cinematography category for the first time, and bypassing actors and films tainted by sexual harassment allegations. The Shape of Water , a modestly budgeted fantasy about a mute janitor who falls in love with an imprisoned sea creature, became the year's most decorated movie, receiving 13 nominations, including for best picture and Guillermo del Toro's directing.

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  6. Fresh voices lead the way in Oscar nominationsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    The Academy Awards showered outsiders, on screen and off, with milestone-setting nominations that celebrated Guillermo del Toro's full-hearted ode to outcasts "The Shape of Water," embraced first-time filmmakers like Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele, and made "Mudbound" director of photography Rachel Morrison the first woman ever nominated for best cinematography. In nominations that spanned young and old, studio blockbusters and passion-fueled indies, the 90th annual Academy Awards gave many who have long been shunned by the movie business - women directors, transgender filmmakers, minority actors, even Netflix - something to cheer about.

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  7. Oscar voters spread their love far and wide with the 2018 Academy Award nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    The most unpredictable Oscar season in years finally came into focus Tuesday morning as the 90th Academy Awards nominations were announced, with nine films representing a wide range of genres earning best picture nods and Guillermo del Toro's fantastical fable "The Shape of Water" leading the field with 13 nominations. Best picture nominations went to the romantic drama "Call Me By Your Name," the Winston Churchill biopic "Darkest Hour," the World War II thriller "Dunkirk," the horror satire "Get Out," the coming-of-age dramedy "Lady Bird," the period romance "Phantom Thread," the Pentagon Papers drama "The Post," "The Shape of Water" and the dark morality tale "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."

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  8. Double Dip Directing: 15 Directors Who Released Two Movies in One YearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ComingSoon.net

    No one can deny the sheer amount of difficulty that goes into crafting a film. The director is essentially responsible for every single detail involved, which is why they are either heavily praised for phenomenal work or utterly condemned when it doesn't work.

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  9. Neville Chamberlain, Hitler face off in taut thriller 'Munich'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    The ill-fated Munich Agreement of 1938 is the launching pad for the exciting new thriller by historical novelist Robert Harris. In the Oscar-nominated film Darkest Hour , Prime Minister Winston Churchill thunders the famous exhortation that roused leery Britons in 1940: "We shall never surrender."

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  10. 'Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards' lead Oscar nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman nominated for best director and "Mudbound" director of photography Rachel Morrison made history as the first woman nominated for best cinematography in nominations announced Tuesday for the 90th annual ... (more)

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  11. Sally Hawkins plays a mute cleaner in Oscar hot favourite "The Shape of Water."Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    The Shape of Water , a fantasy romance between a mute woman and an amphibious creature, has 13 nominations including best picture in this year's Hollywood Oscars. Its female star, Sally Hawkins, is among the best actress contenders while its Spanish director, Guillermo del Toro, is also in contention.

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  12. Churchill's finest hourRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Times

    King George VI appointed Winston Churchill on May 10th, 1940 as Prime Minister, replacing Neville Chamberlain. The King did so with some reluctance, since Churchill was remembered as much for his failures as for his successes It was England's darkest hour.

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  13. Real places in Oscar-nominated films from Dunkirk to TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    From the beaches of France where Dunkirk took place to a historic Toronto theatre where Shape of Water was filmed, fans can visit many of the real-world destinations depicted in this year's Oscar-nominated movies. For the Italy depicted in Call Me By Your Name , head to the town of Crema, about an hour from Milan in the northern Lombardy region.

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  14. 2018 Oscars: What We Thought Of Every Best Picture NomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    The Academy Awards announced their complete list of nominees or the 90th Oscars ceremony, which will be held on Sunday, March 4. In doing so, the Academy singled out nine films that will compete for Best Picture, ranging from Christopher Nolan's World War II epic Dunkirk to the harrowing social commentary of Jordan Peel's Get Out . You wonderful people have been nice enough to follow CinemaBlend's coverage of all things film through the years, and 2017 was no different.

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  15. Shape of Things to ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The Shape of Water, a low-budget fantasy about a mute janitor who falls in love with an imprisoned sea creature, became 2017's most decorated film on Tuesday, receiving 13 nominations from Oscar voters, one less than the record for the most in Academy Awards history. But the contentious revenge drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri also emerged as a very strong contender, receiving nine Oscar nominations, including one for best picture.

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  16. Oscars: Nominees Banking on the Biggest Box-Office BumpRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Nine movies are competing for the best picture prize in this year's Oscar contest, many of them smaller titles that have earned anywhere from $6 million to $40 million so far. Now that this year's Oscar nominations have been unveiled, which of the nine best picture contenders stand to benefit at the box office? Two of the nine have nothing to gain beyond the honor of being nominated: Jordan Peele's innovative horror-thriller Get Out and Christopher Nolan's World War II epic Dunkirk , both of which are long gone from theaters.

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  17. 13 people and movies that don't deserve their Oscar nominations this year - sorryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Hugh Jackman in "Logan," Christopher Plummer in "All the Money in the World," and Frances McDormand in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." Remember when "Crash" won best picture in 2005? Or when "Suicide Squad" won an Oscar just last year? Oscar history is filled with poor choices and outrageous omissions .

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  18. PHOTOS: Nominees for Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    This image released by Universal Pictures shows Daniel Kaluuya in a scene from, "Get Out." Kaluuya was nominated for an Oscar for best actor on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.

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  19. British talent bag raft of nominations in Oscar raceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    British films and talent were nominated for a slew of Oscars on Tuesday, securing most of the picks in the best actor category, several entries for best film as well for many technical categories. FILE PHOTO: Actor Daniel Day-Lewis poses as he arrives for the British Academy of Film and Arts awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London, Britain, February 10, 2013.

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  20. Rachel Morrison makes Oscar history with cinematography nodRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

    Rachel Morrison's inclusion in the best cinematography category is the first time a woman has been among the nominees. She will compete against British cinematographer Roger Deakins, who received his 14th nod for his work on Blade Runner 2049.

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