90th Academy Awards were presented on 4 March 2018 at Dolby Theatre

Highlights:

  • The 90th Academy Awards were presented on 4 March 2018 at Dolby Theatre (Los Angeles). 
  • “The Shape of Water” film won the highest 4 Oscars including the award for ‘Best Picture’.
  •  “The Shape of Water”, the 2017 American fantasy drama directed by Guillermo del Toro.
  • The award ceremony presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) was held on 4 March 2018, rather than its usual late-February date to avoid conflicting with the 2018 Winter Olympics. 
  • Guillermo del Toro won the ‘Best Director’ award for this film.
  • Best Actor award was won by Gary Oldman for his role in ‘Darkest Hour’ as Winston Churchill while Frances McDormand won the ‘Best Actress’ award for the film ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’.
  • 89-year old James Ivory became the oldest person to win an Oscar as he was awarded the Oscar for best adapted screenplay for his work on the film ‘Call Me By Your Name’.