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The Oscars 2018: The Results

The results are in. Here's the list of this year's winners: Best Picture: The Shape of Water   Best Actor in a Leading Role: Gary Oldman Best Actress in a Leading Role: Frances McDormand Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Sam Rockwell Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Allison Janney Best Director: Guillermo del Toro Best Original Screenplay: Get Out Best Adapted Screenplay: Call Me by Your Name Best Achievement in Cinematography: Blade Runner 2049 Best Achievement in Costume Design: Phantom Thread Best Achievement in Sound Mixing: Dunkirk Best Achievement in Film Editing: Dunkirk Best Achievement in Sound Editing: Dunkirk Best Achievement in Visual Effects: Blade Runner 2049 Best Achievement in Make-up and Hairstyling: Darkest Hour Best Achievement in Music (Original Song): Coco Best Achievement in Music (Original Score): The Shape of Water Best Animated Short Film: Dear Basketball

The LAMB Devours the Oscars 2018 | Best Directing

It's Oscar time again which means it's time for we at The Large Association of Movie Bloggers to devour them. Why not check out what else is going on with The LAMB Devours the Oscars . This year I'm looking at The Academy Award for Best Directing, which "is given in honour of a film director who has exhibited outstanding directing while working in the film industry." Francis Ford Coppola won in 1974 Previous winners include: 1929/30 - Lewis Milestone (All Quiet on the Western Front) 1939 - Victor Fleming (Gone with the Wind) 1943 - Michael Curtiz (Casablanca) 1959 - William Wyler (Ben-Hur) 1967 - Mike Nichols (The Graduate) 1971 - William Friedkin (The French Connection) 1982 - Richard Attenborough (Gandhi) 1992 - Clint Eastwood (Unforgiven) 2006 - Martin Scorsese (The Departed) 2013 - Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity) Originally the award was divided into two categories: Dramatic - awarded to Frank Borzage for 7th Heaven Comedy - awarded to Le