90th Os­carawards!

Woman's Era - - Editorial -

T he 90th Academy Awards aka Os­cars were re­cently held at the Dolby theatre in Hol­ly­wood. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Wa­ter, the film with max­i­mum (13) nom­i­na­tions, won four Os­cars in­clud­ing Best Di­rec­tor and Best Pic­ture. Christopher Nolan’s World War II film Dunkirk was the big win­ner. It was nom­i­nated in 8 cat­e­gories and won three Academy Awards. It was fol­lowed by Martin Mcdon­agh’s black com­edy Three Bill­boards Eb­bing Mis­souri; it was nom­i­nated for seven Os­cars and won two prom­i­nent awards – Best Ac­tress and Best Sup­port­ing Ac­tor.

The academy also hon­oured late Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi in its In Me­mo­riam sec­tion. Shashi Kapoor had passed away at the age of 79 in De­cem­ber 2017 while Sridevi died of ‘ac­ci­den­tal drown­ing’ in Dubai in Fe­bru­ary.

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