Oscar Nominations 2018: The complete list & Highlights

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has released the nomination list through streaming. The Oscar 2018 will be held on 4th March 2018 in Dolby Theater Hollywood, Los Angeles. The host will be Jimmy Kimmel. Andy Serkis and Tiffany Haddish have announced the 24 Oscar nominations 2018 categories live stream from Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The Oscar nomination 2018 list has been predicted to be a very tight race.

Oscar Nominations 2018

Oscar Nominations 2018 complete list


  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Get Out
  • Lady Bird
  • The Post
  • Phantom Thread
  • The Shape of Water
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Darkest Hour
  • Dunkirk


  • Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
  • Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
  • Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
  • Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.


  • Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
  • Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
  • Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
  • Meryl Streep, The Post


  • Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
  • Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
  • Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World
  • Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


  • Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
  • Allison Janney, I, Tonya
  • Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
  • Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread
  • Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water


  • Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan
  • Get Out, Jordan Peele
  • Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
  • Phantom Thread, Paul Thomas Anderson
  • The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro


  • Call Me by Your Name, James Ivory
  • The Disaster Artist, Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber
  • Logan, Scott Frank & James Mangold and Michael Green
  • Molly’s Game, Aaron Sorkin
  • Mudbound, Virgil Williams and Dee Rees


  • The Big Sick, Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani
  • Get Out, Jordan Peele
  • Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
  • The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Martin McDonagh


  • Blade Runner 2049, Roger Deakins
  • Darkest Hour, Bruno Delbonnel
  • Dunkirk, Hoyte van Hoytema
  • Mudbound, Rachel Morrison
  • The Shape of Water, Dan Laustsen


  • The Boss Baby
  • The Bread Winner
  • Coco
  • Ferdinand
  • Loving Vincent


  • Abacus:Small Enough to Jail
  • Faces Places
  • Icarus
  • Last Men in Aleppo
  • Strong Island


  • Edith+Eddie
  • Knife Skills
  • Traffic Stop
  • Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405
  • Heroin(e)


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


  • Dunkirk, Hans Zimmer
  • Phantom Thread, Jonny Greenwood
  • The Shape of Water, Alexandre Desplat
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi, John Williams
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Carter Burwell


  • “Mighty River,” from Mudbound
    Music and Lyric by Mary J. Blige, Raphael Saadiq and Taura Stinson
  • “Mystery of Love,” from Call Me by Your Name
    Music and Lyric by Sufjan Stevens
  • “Remember Me,” from Coco
    Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
  • “Stand Up for Something,” from Marshall
    Music by Diane Warren; Lyric by Lonnie R. Lynn and Diane Warren
  • “This Is Me,” from The Greatest Showman
    Music and Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul


  • Dear Basketball
  • Garden Party
  • Lou
  • Negative Space
  • Revolting Rhymes


  • The Eleven O’Clock
  • Watu Wote/All of Us
  • The Silent Child
  • DeKalb Elementary
  • My Nephew Emmett


  • Baby Driver, Jonathan Amos, Paul Machliss
  • Dunkirk, Lee Smith
  • I, Tonya, Tatiana S. Riegel
  • The Shape of Water, Sidney Wolinsky
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Jon Gregory


  • Baby Driver, Julian Slater
  • Blade Runner 2049, Mark Mangini, Theo Green
  • Dunkirk, Alex Gibson, Richard King
  • The Shape of Water, Nathan Robitaille, Nelson Ferreira
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Ren Klyce, Matthew Wood


  • Baby Driver, Mary H. Ellis, Julian Slater, Tim Cavagin
  • Blade Runner 2049, Mac Ruth, Ron Bartlett, Doug Hephill
  • Dunkirk, Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo
  • The Shape of Water, Glen Gauthier, Christian Cooke, Brad Zoern
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Stuart Wilson, Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick


  • Beauty and the Beast, Sarah Greenwood; Katie Spencer
  • Blade Runner 2049, Dennis Gassner, Alessandra Querzola
  • Darkest Hour, Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer
  • Dunkirk, Nathan Crowley, Gary Fettis
  • The Shape of Water, Paul D. Austerberry, Jeffrey A. Melvin, Shane Vieau


  • Beauty and the Beast, Jacqueline Durran
  • Darkest Hour, Jacqueline Durran
  • Phantom Thread, Mark Bridges
  • The Shape of Water, Luis Sequeira
  • Victoria and Abdul, Consolata Boyle


  • Darkest Hour, Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski, Lucy Sibbick
  • Victoria and Abdul, Daniel Phillips and Lou Sheppard
  • Wonder, Arjen Tuiten


  • Blade Runner 2049, John Nelson, Paul Lambert, Richard R. Hoover, Gerd Nefzer
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Jonathan Fawkner, Dan Sudick
  • Kong: Skull Island, Stephen Rosenbaum, Jeff White, Scott Benza, Mike Meinardus
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Ben Morris, Mike Mulholland, Chris Corbould, Neal Scanlon
  • War for the Planet of the Apes, Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett, Joel Whist

Oscar Nominations 2018 Highlights

Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water has finally lead the race as the nomination list released. Well, the list of the movies is actually predictable but what and how a movie will lead the race is actually surprising. The sci-fi fairy tale The Shape of Water has been nominated in 13 categories in Oscar 2018. It’s a brand new atmosphere that the Academy gives high respect in such genre of movie. The 90th Academy will kick in less than two months, the euphoria is spread to the world.

In the second place, Nolan’s Dunkirk has been nominated in 8 categories along with “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri”. The movie which has positive reviews are the strong candidate to compete in Best Picture Oscar 2018 race. Warner Bros seems to have a great chance to make a comeback with Dunkirk.

Another surprise is the Greta Gerwig who is nominated in Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for Lady Bird along with Jordan Peele with the Get Out. Peel has brought the horror genre to gain such high respect in the Academy as it’s only one of few horror movies nominated for Oscar. In fact, Peel has shown incredible movie production, as Get Out has collected US$ 255 million in Box Office with only US$ 4.5 million spent for the production. Both Greta Gerwig and Jordan has cut out the hope like Wonder Woman, Wind River, Battle of Sexes, Detroit, and Downsizing to enter the race through voting. Well, it also informs us that none of 2017 Superhero movies enter the race of Best Picture. There are only Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2 in Best Visual Effects and Logan in Best Adaptation Screen Screenplay Wonder Woman is actually the snub on this Oscar 2018 along with James Franco etc. However, Logan where Hugh Jackman played Wolverine, even though get refusal due to the genre, has actually impressed the Academy voters due to a great storyline and place the movie in Best Screenplay which is the very first for the genre.

Well, the LGBTQ gay romance movie Call Me by Your Name is certainly not over-expected as the 2016 Moonlight. The movie which only gained US$ 9.5 million has been nominated in Best Picture category along with Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, Lady Bird, Get Out, The Post, The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri. Timothee Chalamet also nominated in Actor in A Leading Role. Gary Oldman who played Winston Churchill in the Darkest hour has been nominated in acting categories along with Saoirse Ronan, Frances McDormand, and Daniel Kaluuya.

Another surprise is the Mudbound cinematographer, Rachel Morrison who becomes the first female nominee in cinematographer category. Panthom Thread which was not considered in other Hollywood awards has been placed in six nominations. Lesley Manville is also surprisingly nominated in Best Supporting Actress category. nomination Denzel Washington whose film Roman J. Israel Esq was an underdog, he still manages getting his 8th Oscar nomination.

Wonder Woman which has a long campaign and spread a big hope for Superhero genre is actually snubbed by the voters. The movie lacked the awards both in directing and acting which automatically disqualify it from Best Picture nomination race. James Franco due to his leading role in The Disaster Artist has been snubbed for the accusations of sexually inappropriate behavior. Even though Franco has denied all the accusations, the allegations emerged on one day before voting was closed, has lead this great man lost his chance in Oscar 2018. Mudbound has actually shown great efforts and professional movie production, The Netflix, crews, Dee Rees and casts have done intensive campaign as the movie wasn’t theatrically released. However, the efforts have resulted in failing to get enter the race of Best Picture or Best Director, Mary J. Blige, fortunately, managed to be nominated in

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