By Sam Bussell



Awards Season is now in full swing!

This morning, Andy Serkis and Tiffany Haddish announced the nominees for the 90th annual Academy Awards. Leading the way with 13 nominations is the Guillermro Del Toro directed film, The Shape of Water which was nominated for awards such as Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, and Best Original Screenplay. Following behind them with 8 nominations is the Christopher Nolan war epic, Dunkirk which racked in 8 total nominations. While Wonder Woman might haven snubbed in all the categories, Logan  made Oscar history by becoming the first Super Hero film to be nominated for its screenplay.

Here are the major categories of nominations below:

Best Picture:

Call Me by Your Name– Sony Pictures Classic

Darkest Hour– Focus Features

Dunkirk– Warner Bros Pictures

Get Out– Universal Pictures

Lady Bird– A24

Phantom Thread– Focus Features, Universal Pictures

The Post– 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures

The Shape of Water– Fox Searchlight Pictures

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri– Fox Searchlight Pictures


Best Director:

Paul Thomas Anderson– Phantom Thread

Christopher Nolan– Dunkirk

Jordan Peele– Get Out

Gerta Gerwig– Lady Bird

Guillermo Del Toro– The Shape of Water


Best Actor

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


Best Actress:

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


Best Supporting Actor:

William 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


Best Supporting Actress:

Mary J. Blige– Mudbound

Allison Janney– I, Toyna

Lesley Manville– Phantom Thread

Laurie Metcalf– Lady Bird

Octavia Spencer– The Shape of Water


Best Adapted Screenplay:

Call Me by Your Name

The Disaster Artist


Molly’s Game



Best Original Screenplay:

The Big Sick

Get Out

Lady Bird

The Shape of Water

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri


Best Animated Film:

The Boss Baby

The Breadwinner



Loving Vincent

Jimmy Kimmel will host for the second consecutive year and will look to move past the crazy finale of last years show.

The 90th Academy Awards will hit the stage on March 4 at 8PM ET/5PM PST and will be televised on ABC.