Allegations of past misdeeds have dogged such performers as James Franco, who was nominated for adapting the screenplay of "The Disaster Artist" but wasn't nominated as the film's director or star; 2017 best actor victor Casey Affleck, who after a wave of social media criticism declined to present this year's best actressOscar, as is tradition (Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster stepped in to replace him); and even E! interviewer Ryan Seacrest, who was avoided by some celebrities as he worked the red carpet for his network.
The film stars Sally Hawkins as a mute cleaner working in a Cold War-era lab facility, who bonds with a sea creature being kept there.
So the first award of Oscars has been announced in the form of Best Supporting actor.
"The greatest thing art does, our industy does, is to erase the lines in the sand - we should continue doing that - when the world tells us to make them deeper", Del Toro said in accepting the award.
Have you seen del Toro's latest movie already? Thank you for the gift of LaVona. Gary Oldman, winning best actor for Darkest Hour, quipped, "I'm not going to get the ski" amid his rambling speech.
The award for Best Lead Actress goes to Frances McDormand for her role in "Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri".
Former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant made his debut as an Oscar victor as he shared the prize for best animated short with animation veteran Glen Keane, with whom he collaborated on Dear Basketball.
The Best Cinematography award goes to Blade Runner 2049.
04h20: It is the turn of Common and Andra Day to dazzle us with the song Stand Up For Something, from the movie Marshall.
"I knew it was a movie at the end of the pitch, when we were all teary-eyed, and I thought, 'We've got a movie, ' he said".
The best foreign-language film victor A Fantastic Woman brought the country of Chile its first-ever Oscar.
Blade Runner is turning out to be a big victor at the event as it bags best cinematography trophy.
At first glance a magical-realist fairy tale, "The Shape of Water" is perhaps the most overtly political of all the best picture nominees, in its clarion call for solidarity.
It's been an unusually lengthy - and often unpredictable - awards season, already an increasingly protracted horse race begun as most of the contenders bowed at film festivals last September. However, when it comes to Best Picture I would either pick "Call Me By Your Name" or "The Shape of Water".
We hope for the full and speedy recovery of the injured guests, and extend our thoughts and support to all those involved. One guest had a serious lower body injury and was taken by firefighters to North Tahoe Forest Hospital.
Le Pen faces up to three years in prison and 75,000 euros ($90,000) in fines if the case goes to trial and she is convicted. Le Pen later deleted the picture of Foley after a request from his family, saying she had been unaware of his identity.
Since then, every U.S. president has managed to attend at least one of the events during the course of their term. The President relishes attacking the press but his most searing quips targeted his administration and his family.
Rouhani's official website quoted him as telling Infantino that Iran "always has tried to provide more and more access to sport". This has forced Iranian footballers to play their home games against Saudi teams in Oman.
Through the first week of early voting, the largest counties have returned nearly 11,000 more Democratic votes than Republican. Smith is retiring this session after a 32-year run, leaving a sea of Republicans and four Democrats to fight for his spot.
Zimmer said the reason the team has won 39 games since 2014 is "not because we've had this one guy or that one guy". Zimmer told local media that Bradford's knee issue is " degenerative ", which essentially means it's deteriorating.
In his remark, he stated that Billy Graham was a humble shepherd of the Lord, and he was unbelievably blessed to have met him. President Trump, first lady Melania Trump , Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence are expected to attend.
Moreno recycles her 1962 Oscars gown at the 2018 Oscars
The 86-year-old star appeared on the red carpet in the same dress she wore 56 years ago to pick up her gong for West Side Story . Moreno is one of only a dozen performers to hold the EGOT designation, having won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award.
England beat New Zealand by 4 runs
Ish Sodhi stood out for the hosts with 3 for 53. "It was a brilliant game of cricket and was hopefully entertaining for everyone". Legspinner Ish Sodhi was a touch more expensive than might have been wanted but took three wickets and bowled well.
Jordanian King Abdullah II meets PM Narendra Modi
Tirumurti said both Modi and King Abdullah welcomed the signing of the MoU on defence cooperation folloiwng Thursday's meeting. Addressing the event, Prime Minister said that all major religions and sects in the world were born and brought up in India.
Slovakia journalist murder: 7 suspects released
The case has tapped into a wellspring of public anger over links between Slovak business and politics. The seven suspects were detained during raids in seven locations in eastern Slovakia .
Colts have met with RB Saquon Barkley at NFL Combine
He told the NFL Network that he wanted to run the 40-yard dash in 4.3 seconds and reach 42 inches in the vertical jump . Ohio State CB Denzel Ward measured 5-feet-10 7/8 inches, 183 pounds and has 31 1/4-inch arms at the 2018 NFL Combine .
Real Madrid vs Getafe
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane made five changes to the team that started against Espanyol on Tuesday night. We have to win games to hope we'll win something at the end of the season.
Tell truth or resign: Nobel laureates tell Suu Kyi
The laureates also met Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday and promised to work toward solving the crisis. The three called on Aung San Suu Kyi, the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize victor , to stop the persecution of the minority group.
Mercedes´ Valtteri Bottas sets pace on day two of…
Vandoorne still finished third fastest with a 1:20.325, however, his time was set on Pirelli's new hypersoft tyres. Not the conditions we normally run. "If I perform well, then that will naturally cause some tension (between us).
Kylie Jenner shows off Stormi and post-baby body
He captioned it, writing " My lil mama 1 month today her favorite unit of course ". "She's always been very maternal". Filming into a mirror the designer flicked her hair and sat on the floor, captioning the video "1 monthhhhhh".