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2018 Oscar Awards: 'The Shape Of Water' Takes The Lead With 13 Nominations

Date January 30, 2018

The nomination list for the 90th Academy Awards have been released and 'The Shape of Water' is topping the nomination list with 13 nominations.

Other movies with quite a number of nominations include: 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing', 'Call Me by Your Name', 'Dunkirk', 'Darkest Hour' and 'The Post'.

A huge congratulations to #TheShapeofWater team on their 13 #OscarNoms from @TheAcademy! #Oscars2018

Допис, поширений The Shape of Water (@shapeofwatermovie)

The award ceremony is scheduled to hold on the 4th of March.

About "The Shape of Water"

#TheShapeofWater is now nominated for 13 #AcademyAwards! See the film everyone is talking about – in theaters everywhere FRIDAY. Get tickets: link in bio.

Допис, поширений The Shape of Water (@shapeofwatermovie)

The movie which is directed by Guillermo Del Toro stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones and a host of others. The movie chronicles the life of Elisa (Sally Hawkins), a mute woman working as a janitor at a secret government facility.

While there, she comes in contact with a humanoid amphibian that was kept in a tank. Elisa develops a bond with the creature and ends up rescuing him and hiding the creature in her apartment.

“Jones and Hawkins work well together, creating one of the most unexpectedly compelling screen romances of recent years”. ~ Mike McGranaghan, The Aisle Seat. . Guillermo del Toro’s @shapeofwatermovie In USA cinemas nationwide THIS FRIDAY 12/22!! . #TheShapeOfWater #SallyHawkins #DougJones #romance #fairytale #merman #lovestory #actors #actorslife

Допис, поширений Doug Jones (@actordougjones)

It follows their story as they face those who seek to exploit him and

how the creature finds its way back to the ocean.

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13 Oscar nominations.

Released in the US in December 2017, "The Shape of Water" has grossed 41 million dollars at the box office. It was up for 7 awards at the 75th Golden Globe Awards and won two of them. Now it is topping the nomination list at the 90th Academy awards.

With my friend from #theshapeofwater at that #palmspringsfilmfestival Que viva el gordo del toro!!! #vivamexico ????????

Допис, поширений Salma Hayek Pinault (@salmahayek)

Some of the 13 nominations at this year's Oscar include Best Picture, Best Actress for Sarah Hawkins, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, and others.

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The movie reception so far.

As far as its reception goes, "The Shape of Water" has so far, been well received by critics and fans alike. Everyone is patiently waiting to see how many Oscar statuettes the movie goes home with this year.

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What do you think about all the nominations it got? Do you think there could have been more or would you rather have had another movie top the list?

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