The 90th Academy Awards ceremony takes place this Sunday honouring movies released in 2017.
This year's nominees include:
ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Timothee Chalamet - Call Me by Your Name
Daniel Day-Lewis - Phantom Thread
Daniel Kaluuya - Get Out
Gary Oldman - Darkest Hour - WINNER
Denzel Washington - Roman J.Israel, Esq.
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Willem Dafoe - The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Richard Jenkins - The Shape of Water
Christopher Plummer - All the Money in the World
Sam Rockwell - Three Billboards our Ebbing, Missouri - WINNER
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Sally Hawkins - The Shape of Water
Frances McDormand - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - WINNER
Margot Robbie - I,Tonya
Saoirse Ronan - Lady Bird
Meryl Streep - The Post
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Mary J. Blige - Mudbound
Allison Janney - I, Tonya - WINNER
Lesley Manville - Phantom Thread
Laurie Metcalf - Lady Bird
Octavia Spencer - The Shape of Water
Christopher Nolan - Dunkirk
Jordan Peele - Get Out
Greta Gerwig - Lady Bird
Paul Thomas Anderson - Phantom Thread
Guillermo del Toro - The Shape of Water - WINNER
Call Me By Your Name
The Shape Of Water - WINNER
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
So here we go with the build up to the 2018 Oscars, and as we play music on The Breeze let's run through one category we didn't mention above:
Music (Original Song)
“Mighty River” from Mudbound
MUSIC AND LYRIC BY MARY J. BLIGE, RAPHAEL SAADIQ AND TAURA STINSON
"Stand Up For Something" from Marshall
MUSIC BY DIANE WARREN; LYRIC BY LONNIE R. LYNN AND DIANE WARREN
"Mystery Of Love" from Call Me by Your Name
MUSIC AND LYRIC BY SUFJAN STEVENS
"Remember Me" from Coco
MUSIC AND LYRIC BY KRISTEN ANDERSON-LOPEZ AND ROBERT LOPEZ - WINNER
"This Is Me" from The Greatest Showman
MUSIC AND LYRIC BY BENJ PASEK AND JUSTIN PAUL
What's special about this category is Mary J.Blige who becomes the first person in history to be named in an acting category and an original song in the same year. The singer/actress is also nominated in the best supporting actress category for 'Mudbound'.
Oscar 90 host Jimmy Kimmel is getting excited:
The Academy has tweeted this video of how they prepare the Awards venue at the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.
Here in the UK the Academy Awards are really for night owls - the show gets underway at 1am! That's 5pm in Los Angeles and 8pm in New York.
Gary Oldman is the big British hopeful at tonight's Oscars. He's already picked up a Golden Globe, a Bafta and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.
Among the other British talent nominated is former Hollyoaks star Rachel Shenton who wrote and stars in The Silent Child, which will be competing for Best Live Action Short Film.
The Shape of Water is on course to be the big winner at tonight's Oscars. It leads the nominations with 13. It faces competition for Best Picture from British-directed Three Billboards, Dunkirk as well as Darkest Hour.
Madonna has tweeted using the #oscars saying "best date ever" with a picture of Michael Jackson.
Talking of Oscar ceremonies in the past US magazine Entertainment weekly asked its readers what they thought the best 'best picture winner' in history was - they came up with 'Gone with the Wind'.
Meryl Streep is up for a best actress Oscar for her performance in 'The Post' - she's the most nominated actress ever - 21 nominations!
Talking of records Christopher Plummer who is nominated in the supporting actor category is the oldest actor to ever be nominated for an Oscar - he's 88!
If you're staying up - here's the order the oscars will be awarded (courtesy of Hollywood Reporter)
Actor in a Supporting Role
Makeup and Hairstyling
Foreign Language Film
Actress in a Supporting Role
Animated Short Film
Animated Feature Film
Documentary Short Subject
Live Action Short Film
Actor in a Leading Role
Actress in a Leading Role
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