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Celebs react to their nominations, Oscars 2018, Steven Spielberg | USA – Los Angeles, Tom Hanks The 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony will offer a bit of everything: epic films, indies with heart, female directors, black best actor nominees, a Pakistani-American screenwriter, Meryl Streep (obviously), and undoubtedly lots of dramatic lectures about social justice.
Nominations for the March 4 award show were announced Tuesday with “The Shape of Water,” a low-budget fantasy, leading the Oscar race with 13 nominations.
ally Hawkins, who is nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her work in ‘The Shape of Water’, said, “This nomination is for every single one of us who brought our hearts to this film. I am here because of the greatness of others.” “I stand on the shoulders of giants. [Director] Guillermo [del Toro] handed me a gift with this role, this film. I am so delighted for us all. To be honoured by the acknowledgement of my colleagues of fellow actors, filmmakers, writers, crew members is truly humbling,” read her statement. Denzel Washington, nominee for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role in ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’, said, “I am truly honored to be recognized by the Academy for such a rich character that was beautifully written by Dan Gilroy.”
‘I am honored beyond measure,’ said veteran star Meryl Streep after receiving an Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her work in ‘The Post’. “I am honored beyond measure by this nomination for a film I love, a film that stands in defense of press freedom, and inclusion of women’s voices in the movement of history,” she said “Proud of the film, and all her filmmakers. Thank you from a full heart,” the 68-year-old said,The 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony will offer a bit of everything: epic films, indies with heart, female directors, black best actor nominees, a Pakistani-American screenwriter, Meryl Streep (obviously), and undoubtedly lots of dramatic lectures about social justice., Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg
BEST PICTURE “Call Me by Your Name” “Darkest Hour” “Dunkirk” “Get Out” “Lady Bird” “Phantom Thread” “The Post” “The Shape of Water” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water” Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya” Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird” Meryl Streep, “The Post” ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Timothée Chalamet, “Call Me By Your Name” Daniel Day-Lewis, “Phantom Thread” Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out” Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” Denzel Washington, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”