The Shape of Water, about a woman who falls in love with a sea creature, has taken the top honours at the Oscars. Frances McDormand won best actress for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and persuaded every female nominee to stand with her in a night full of statements about inclusion. Britain's Gary Oldman was named best actor for playing Winston Churchill in World War Two epic Darkest Hour. The Shape of Water won the most Oscars with four, including best film. In her acceptance speech, McDormand put her Oscar on the floor in front of her and addressed executives as the female nominees got to their feet. It was one of the most powerful and symbolic moments of the night. "Look around, ladies and gentlemen, because we all have stories to tell and projects we need financed," she said. "Don't talk to us about it at the parties tonight - invite us into your office in a couple of days, or you can come to ours, whatever suits you best - and we'll tell you all about them." Her request came amid a push for greater equality in film - especially in the wake of the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal. Best Picture: “The Shape of Water” Director: Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water” Actor: Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” Actress: Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, “I, Tonya” Original Screenplay: “Get Out” Adapted Screenplay: “Call Me by Your Name” Foreign Language Film: “A Fantastic Woman” Animated Feature: “Coco” Visual Effects: “Blade Runner 2049” Film Editing: “Dunkirk” Animated Short: “Dear Basketball” Live Action Short: “The Silent Child”

Green Book beat Alfonso Cuaron's Roma to be named Best Picture at the 2019 Oscars on Sunday (24Feb19). The full list of winners at the 91st Academy Awards is:

Best Picture: Green Book

Best Actor: Rami Malek - Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Actress: Olivia Colman - The Favourite

Best Supporting Actress: Regina King - If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali - Green Book

Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron - Roma

Best Original Screenplay: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly - Green Book

Best Adapted Screenplay: Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee - BlackKklansman

Original Score: Black Panther - Ludwig Goransson

Original Song: Shallow, A Star is Born - Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt

Foreign Language Film: Roma (Mexico)

Cinematography: Roma - Alfonso Cuaron

Visual Effects: First Man - Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles, and J.D. Schwalm

Costume Design: Black Panther - Ruth E. Carter

Production Design: Black Panther - Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart

Make-up and Hairstyling: Vice - Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe, and Patricia Dehaney

Film Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody - John Ottman

Sound Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody - John Warhurst, and Nina Hartstone

Sound Mixing: Bohemian Rhapsody - Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin, and John Casali

Animated Feature: Spider-Man - Into the Spider-Verse

Animated Short Film: Bao

Documentary Feature: Free Solo

Live-action Short Film: Skin

Documentary Short Subject: Period. End of Sentence.

Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus has said the band were "locked down" in a hotel following the mass shooting in El Paso. The group had been due to play a show at the UTEP Don Haskins Arena in the Texas border town when 20 people were killed and more than two dozen injured in a shooting in a busy shopping centre. Hoppus said the band were leaving breakfast and due to head to the mall when they heard reports of the shooting. He added there were initially incorrect reports that another attack was also taking place at another mall. He wrote on Twitter: "We are locked down in our hotel in El Paso. Over the intercom system they just announced that there are reports of another active shooter directly across the street at a location different from the first shootings.
Nick Jonas won Priyanka Chopra over by showing the actress he "respects" her. The former Quantico actress, who is set to marry the singer following a whirlwind romance, opened up on what women should look for when searching for Mr. Right using dating apps. And at the Bumble India launch in New York City on Monday night (29Oct18), she shared how Nick, 26, won her over. “Truly this is what worked for me, he has to be someone who respects you,” Priyanka told People at the event held at Gramercy Park Hotel Rooftop. “By that, I don’t mean makes coffee for you, not that. But someone who respects the hard work you put into your life. “Who respects that if his work is important, so is yours,” she continued. “Or if he makes choices that are important to him, so is your opinion. That’s respect, and that’s incredible to have.” Priyanka went on to explain it makes everything "so easy" in a relationship "because you trust each other." And she added that women shouldn't "settle for less than that.” The Baywatch star is an investor in Bumble India and is also bringing Bumble BFF, the friendship version, and Bumble Bizz, for networking, to her home country. Her comments come days after she celebrated her bridal shower at the Tiffany & Co. Blue Box Cafe in New York City. Guests included members of both Priyanka and Nick's family, and friends including Lupita Nyong’o and Kelly Ripa. Fiance Nick was travelling and was unable to attend the shower which featured the star's "favourite foods and cocktails and songs". “This was not a conventional shower, it was a nightclub in Tiffany,” she smiled to People. “There was so much dancing — like five hours of dancing. It was amazing! "It was so special and wonderful. It was such an eclectic, fun, diverse, cool group of women that it just made me so happy."

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