The Gal Gadot superhero film, which became a lightning rod previous year for female empowerment, was completely left off the nomination list. For instance, the honest poster for Call Me By Your Name references to peach scene that had many people talking, while the poster for Three Billboards calls attention to the film's "dubious racial politics".
On the flip-side, of course, some films that were thought to be out of contention have racked up multiple awards. They're honored just to be nominated, it's such great recognition, what a fine group of actors to share this honor with, etc., etc.
Microsoft Releases $189 Laptops For Schools
It has also partnered with textbook giant Pearson PLC to develop learning materials for the Windows Mixed Reality headsets. Other than these two laptops, Microsoft also announced two laptops from its biggest partner in emerging economies - JP.
"For 25 years, I've been preaching that the dark poetry and emotion of my stories are fairytales for modern times", Mexican director del Toro told Reuters. Others say the crown should go to The Post, with its depiction of a woman coming into her own as a leader and taking a stand against the kind of attacks on journalists that resonate today.
Meanwhile, The Shape of Water, which won the Producers Guild award for Best Picture, is the biggestnominee this year, with 13 nods.
The cascading fallout of sexual harassment scandals throughout Hollywood put particular focus on the best director category, which for many is a symbol of gender inequality in the film industry.
Also, a history-making development occurred when out screenwriter/director Dee Rees became the first African-American woman ever to be nominated for Writing (Adapted Screenplay) for the movie Mudbound, which also saw singer/actress Mary J. Blige nominated for Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Song. Peele and Gerwig were also nominated for original screenplay, while del Toro was nominated along with Vanessa Taylor for "The Shape of Water".
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About 150 desperate staff and guests managed to escape the building throughout the night, amid heavy gunfire and explosions. Spokesperson of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry Anuar Zhainakov confirmed that a Kazakh citizen was among the dead.
The 90th annual Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 4. However, the Oscars treated the bleak romance particularly well, Phantom Thread achieving a best picture nomination, while Anderson managed best director and Lesley Manville a best supporting actress nomination.
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So yes, this is possible. "Everybody's Facebook traffic has been declining all year, so they've been de-emphasising news ". The social media platform wants to get back to basics i.e.to focus overwhelmingly on communication between user .
South & North Korea will march under unified flag at Olympics
While engagement between the two Koreas is at its highest level in years, North Korea has held a hard line on certain issues. North and South Korea will form their first joint Olympic team and march together at the opening ceremony , Seoul says.
Mourinho takes a dig at big spending City
Last Saturday's 2-2 draw at Leicester was the first of four top-flight games in 10 days for United . For us to score two goals we need to play in their half for 45 minutes, with only one defender.
Parker vows to make Joshua pay
It made Joseph a bigger name here and built this fight up. "It's an exciting time to be a heavyweight", said the Kiwi. Parker added: "I am not accusing him of using steroids, but I am saying it is a possibility".