20th Century Fox Leads the Nominations at the 90th Academy Awards
Thursday, January 25, 2018 12:46 IST
By Santa Banta News Network
Fox Star Studios' Oscar Front Runners 'The Shape of Water' and 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' releasing in India on 16th and 23rd February respectively

LO and BEHOLD! Fox brings reason to rejoice for the movie lovers this February. Fox Star Studios is releasing the 90th Academy Award front-runners 'The Shape of Water' and 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' in India on 16th and 23rd February 2018 respectively.

Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" is leading the pack with a whopping 13 nominations followed by 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' which has garnered 7 nominations. As a matter of fact, 'The Shape of Water' came just shy of tying the record of 14 nominations by Titanic in the year 1997.

'The Shape of Water' has garnered nominations including The Best Picture, The Best Director, Best Actress, Best Original Screenplay and 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' is nominated for Best Actress, Best supporting actor, Best original screenplay. Apart from this, Fox's The Boss Baby, War for the Planet of the Apes, Logan, Ferdinand and The Greatest Showman has also received nominations.

Guillermo del Toro's, Director, The Shape of Water stated, "It is a great honor and joy to be here, today with a picture that remains faithful to all my convictions and the images I have loved since infancy. I want to thank the Academy and my professional colleagues for their kind disposition towards "The Shape of Water." I share these nominations with all the young filmmakers in Mexico and Latin America who put their hopes in our craft and the intimate stories of their imagination."

Martin McDonagh, Director, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri stated, "I'm thrilled that our film has received seven nominations from the Academy, and that the beautiful work of our editor Jon Gregory, our composer Carter Burwell, my gentle brothers-in-arms Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell, and our fearless leader Frances McDormand, have all been recognised so wonderfully. I can't wait to celebrate with them all come March 4th."
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