Think Too Much: The agony of Oscar completists

Think Too Much: The agony of Oscar completists

"I would like to thank my parents in Vergaio, a little village in Italy". The victor with the shortest acceptance speech was promised a Jet Ski.

Who will win: Another easy call, as Sam Rockwell from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a lock.

"We've been working with them to try to find the right way to acknowledge this really historical moment, but without making the show about that", says Todd.

She called on Hollywood executives to "invite us into your office in a couple of days" to discuss these ideas. "You are all extraordinary", she enthused at the podium. Last year, Washington also was the public's Best Actor favorite for Fences, when Casey Affleck won for Manchester by the Sea.

This is the 90th Academy Awards, so you can expect the ceremony to be full of history and nostalgia.

"The changes we are witnessing are being driven by the powerful sound of new voices", Judd said.

During the show there will be performances from each best song nominee, including the American singer of Māori descent, Keala Settle, who will perform the hit song "This Is Me" from The Greatest Showman.

Davis brought along her daughter, Genesis, who watched her mother rehearse from a seat marked with a card for Meryl Streep. To start things off, Jimmy Kimmel, who was also the previous host, will be back to organize and entertain in the special occasion.

The 90th Academy Awards, given out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will be held in Hollywood.

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Still, it's an fantastic result for us. "The season is nearly over and there's only a few games left to play". "But this is Arsenal Football Club and they're becoming an also-run, an also-run".

I'd like to see Greta Gerwig for Best Director, Timothée Chalamet, Dafoe, Laurie Metcalf, and as I said, Saoirse Ronan - no, you know what?

"I like Frances McDormand and I think her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri should win". "The hashtag #phillywantslebron has gone from zero mentions to more than 12,000 on Twitter alone", said the company.

"My home, my livelihood, my family and my Oscar". "Golly, there's people up there too", she continued gazing upwards at the auditorium, before adding famously: "When I watched Kate two years ago it looked so f**king easy" before exclaiming "Oops!" At the moment, it seems to be a two-horse race between The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri for the best picture title. The nominations were announced by the Academy in January. My prediction is yes, we'll all continue to watch live coverage of the Academy Awards into the wee hours of the night, because why not - it's the biggest night of the year! 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. The movement has dominated the awards season so far from Oprah's powerful Golden Globes speech to the black dresses at the Baftas, so it is sure to feature in tonight's Oscars somehow. This year her best actress nod is for her role in Spielberg's The Post. The proceedings will be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Then there's the theory that actress Bette Davis named the award after her first husband, band leader Harmon Oscar Nelson, because the backside reminded her of his.

Allison Janney looking lovely in red on the red carpet. If there was an upset, I could see Sorkin taking it. "You did. You give new meaning to the word friend".

Margot Robbie flew the flag for Australia, but the I, Tonya actress lost to McDormand in the Best Actress category.

Jordan Peele, the writer and director of "Get Out", became the fifth black filmmaker to be nominated for best director - and only the third to direct a best picture nominee.

Nevertheless, it would have been nice to see Wonder Woman nominated in this category at least, especially as Logan managed to sneak in there - and it would be even nicer to see Dee Rees and Virgil Williams win for Mudbound.