The Shape of Water

The Academy Award nominations were announced this morning by Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis. The Shape of Water leads with 13 nominations, with Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri garnering nine and Dunkirk close behind with seven. Here are the nominees in the top categories, with links to Reader reviews of the films in contention:

Ladybird


BEST PICTURE

Phantom Thread

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

The Florida Project

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

I, Tonya

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Dunkirk


DIRECTOR

Coco

ANIMATED FEATURE

Dear Basketball

ANIMATED SHORT

  • Dear Basketball, Glen Keane, Kobe Bryant
  • Garden Party, Victor Caire, Gabriel Grapperon
  • Lou, Dave Mullins, Dana Murray
  • Negative Space, Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata
  • Revolving Rhymes, Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer
Logan


ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Big Sick

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Blade Runner 2049

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail


BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

  • Edith+Eddie, Laura Checkoway, Thomas Lee Wright
  • Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405, Frank Stiefel
  • Heroin(e), Elaine McMillion Sheldon, Kerrin Sheldon
  • Knife Skills, Thomas Lennon
  • Traffic Stop, Kate Davis, David Heilbroner
  • DeKalb Elementary

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM

  • DeKalb Elementary, Reed Van Dyk
  • The Eleven O’Clock, Derin Seale, Josh Lawson
  • My Nephew Emmett, Kevin Wilson Jr.
  • The Silent Child, Chris Overton, Rachel Shenton
  • Watu Wote/All of Us, Katja Benrath, Tobias Rosen

  • The Square


BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

  • A Fantastic Woman (Chile)
  • The Insult (Lebanon)
  • Loveless (Russia)
  • On Body and Soul (Hungary)
  • The Square (Sweden)
Baby Driver

FILM EDITING

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

SOUND EDITING

Dunkirk
Beauty and the Beast


John Williams


ORIGINAL SCORE

Marshall


ORIGINAL SONG

  • “Mighty River” from Mudbound, Mary J. Blige
  • “Mystery of Love” from Call Me by Your Name, Sufjan Stevens
  • “Remember Me” from Coco, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez
  • “Stand Up for Something” from Marshall, Diane Warren, Common
  • “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
Wonder

MAKEUP AND HAIR

Victoria and Abdul

COSTUME DESIGN

Kong: Skull Island

VISUAL EFFECTS

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