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Published: Wed, March 07, 2018
Culture | By Antonia Gonzales

Guillermo del Toro wins best director Oscar

Guillermo del Toro wins best director Oscar

Thank you for the gift of LaVona. Last year's show drew 32.9 million viewers for ABC, a 4 per cent drop from the prior year. No possible error, the Oscar for the best film is awarded to...

"The movie is about connecting with 'the other, '" del Toro told NPR in December, speaking about The Shape of Water. And it went off without a hitch this time.

"Thanks to all the Canadian crew who are partying right now at the Palais Royale in Toronto - this is for you", said Austerberry, who was born in Toronto and grew up in Sault Ste. The Irishwoman lost out on the best actress prize.

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Actors and creators gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate film's biggest night: The Oscars. The Oscar for the best director is awarded to...

In accepting his best director statue, del Toro used his time on stage to make a statement about filmmaking.

After last year's embarrassing best picture envelope mix-up that saw La La Land being declared victor instead of Moonlight, there were no issue with the show this time. This was her second Oscar after winning for Fargo.

04h51: Mary Jane uh...

After 14 nominations, the great Roger Deakins ("Skyfall") finally scored gold for "Blade Runner 2049".

04h49: It happens in the last hour of the Oscars, the one that will deliver the most lovely rewards! James Ivory, 89, won best adapted screenplay for his script to the coming-of-age drama "Call Me By Your Name", becoming the oldest victor ever. "Guillermo - may you keep dreaming up your monsters and their wonderful stories so people like us can help shape their worlds".

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"We hope "Icarus" is a wake up call - yes about Russian Federation, but also about the importance of telling the truth, now more than ever", director Bryan Fogel said.

No surprises there, with odds largely in favour of del Toro taking home both gongs.

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03h54: Gina Rodriguez, and Tom Holland announced Blade Runner 2049 as a victor for the Oscar for best special effects!

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For Del Toro, the most gratifying reaction always comes from the fans, he told AFP at a recent luncheon for the Oscars nominees in Beverly Hills. Best sound mixing (yes, they are two different things!) up to him to...

It's once again Dunkirk! Arjen Tuiten was in the running for best makeup and hairstyling for his work on Wonder, but lost to the makeup artists that worked on Darkest Hour.

While the best-picture balloting kept Oscar watchers guessing, the acting nominations went according to form, including lead actors McDormand and Gary Oldman, and supporting honours for Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney.

01h07: Gina Rodriguez aka Jane The Virgin is here!

The producers also provided the requisite mix of old and new, featuring the stars of superhero fare like "Black Panther" and "Wonder Woman" while giving nostalgic nods to Eva Marie Saint, Rita Moreno and Jane Fonda. The film will soon surpass the $ 900 million of revenue.

Jeffrey A. Melvin: I share this award with the people that put me here: my wife and kids, Sheila, Alex, Sarah. In the meantime, Spider-Man, the crowd the red carpet for the quiet.

"It started with 'Good Will Hunting, ' 'Chicago, ' now us".

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