Logan becomes first superhero movie to get Adapted Screenplay Oscar nomination

Logan becomes first superhero movie to get Adapted Screenplay Oscar nomination

The fantasy romance "The Shape of Water" led the way at Tuesday's Academy Award nominations with 13, including Best Picture, Best Director for Guillermo Del Toro, Best Actress for Sally Hawkins and Best Supporting Actor for Richard Jenkins.

■Michael Stuhlbarg may not have been nominated for Best Supporting Actor, but he managed to pull off a rare feat by appearing in three films nominated for Best Picture: "The Post", "The Shape of Water" and "Call Me By Your Name".

It got seven Oscar nods, with Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild winners Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell competing in the acting race, along with Woody Harrelson.

Their movies - Lady Bird and Get Out respectively - were also nominated in the Best Picture category.

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The writer and director of 2017's breakout horror hit Get Out, which this morning received four nominations (best actor, director, original screenplay, and best picture), made history as the fifth Black director to be nominated for best picture and only the third person ever to be up for writing, directing, and best picture in the same year.

Though many minorities were still absent from the acting categories, the film academy, which has worked to diversify its membership, put forward a field of nominees nearly as diverse as last year when "Moonlight", "Fences" and "Hidden Figures" powered a rebuttal to the "OscarsSoWhite" backlash of the two years prior. "Thank you from a full heart".

"I am absolutely thrilled to have received this nomination by the Academy. It is also quite a day for my son Alfie Oldman - having both parents nominated in the same year". Morrison, who also worked on the highly anticipated "Black Panther", was named best cinematographer by the New York Film Critics Circle earlier in the awards season.

Some of the snubs, notes Time magazine, include Michelle Williams, Hong Chau, Tiffany Haddish, Michael Stuhlbarg, Armie Hammer and Tom Hanks in the various acting categories, as well as Steven Spielberg and Martin McDonagh in the directing group.

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I, Tonya, Mudbound, The Florida Project, The Disaster Artist, and The Big Sick were all notably missing from this year's crop of Oscar noms for Best Picture. Gerwig is the first woman in the Best Director field since Kathryn Bigelow won for "The Hurt Locker" and the fifth woman ever to be nominated for the award.

Following months of headlines about sexual misconduct in Hollywood and beyond, and campaigns for female empowerment, women and their stories resonated with the 8,000 voters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The Academy Awards will be held on March 4, with Jimmy Kimmel hosting. "Mudbound" director Dee Rees won a nomination for best adapted screenplay, making her the second black woman to get a screenwriting nomination. Serkis said, "I think we should both do it".

Andrew Rosen, a Toronto-based producer on the film, says he's hopeful the Oscar nomination will expose his film to new audiences. Or it's The Shape of Water, an adult fairytale that asks for love in a troubled time. The fact that it connected with audiences is exhilerating, and this nomination proves that our love is real.

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