he Shape of Water leads the nominees with 13 nods. Dunkirk (eight nominations) and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (seven) follow. The smart money is on The Shape of Water to win Best Picture, Best Director and Music, while Three Billboards’ Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell are favored to take Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor.
Some nominees include:
Here are the nominations in the major categories.
Best PictureCall Me by Your NameDarkest HourDunkirkGet OutLady BirdPhantom ThreadThe PostThe Shape of WaterThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best DirectorChristopher Nolan, DunkirkJordan Peele, Get OutGreta Gerwig, Lady BirdPaul Thomas Anderson, Phantom ThreadGuillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
Best ActressSally Hawkins, The Shape of WaterFrances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriMargot Robbie, I, TonyaSaoirse Ronan, Lady BirdMeryl Streep, The Post
Best ActorTimothee Chalamet, Call Me by Your NameDaniel Day-Lewis, Phantom ThreadDaniel Kaluuya, Get OutGary Oldman, Darkest HourDenzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Best Supporting ActressMary J. Blige, Mudbound Allison Janney, I Tonya Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water
Best Supporting ActorWillem Dafoe, The Florida ProjectWoody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriRichard Jenkins, The Shape of WaterChristopher Plummer, All the Money in the WorldSam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Will the love affair between a woman and fish win?
Or will the Academy shine on the historic pic?
Most important, do you plan to watch the OSCARS Sunday night?