- Shape Of Water led the pack as it earned four Oscars on the night including Best Picture and Director
- Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty were brought back to present the last gong despite last year’s controversy
- Dunaway, 77, shed even more light on last year’s ceremony as she wore the exact same dress
- Frances McDormand and Gary Oldman won Best Actress and Actor, respectively
- Jordan Peele made history as he is the first black screenwriter to win Best Original Screenplay for Get Out
- Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell earned Oscars in the Best Supporting categories
- Disney’s Coco was also a big winner as it earned wins in Best Song and Best Animated Feature Film
Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty have redeemed themselves from the epic Best Picture controversy from last year.
The two Hollywood legends correctly announced the Shape Of Water as the winner of top honors at the 90th Annual Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on Sunday evening.
Director of the film Guillermo del Toro had a hilarious moment ahead of accepting the shiny new prize as he double checked the card and smiled into the camera after he had confirmed the win for himself.
In his acceptance speech the 53-year-old Mexican director dedicated the award to young filmmakers as he said: ‘This is a door, kick it open, and come in.’
Good spirits: Director of the film Guillermo del Toro had a hilarious moment ahead of accepting the shiny new prize as he double checked the card and smiled into the camera after he had confirmed the win for himself
Last year it was a much different story as the Bonnie And Clyde actors were at the center of an envelope mishap involving Academy Awards agency PricewaterhouseCoopers which counts the votes.
Faye, 77, and Warren, 80, had announced La Land as Best Picture, the pair had been given the wrong envelope to announce the prize, leading Oscar producers to run onto the stage midway-through the acceptance speeches to unveil Moonlight as the real winner.
Despite the infamous incident The Academy has decided to retain accounting firm PwC despite the now infamous Best Picture flub.
Redemption: The 77-year-old actress and 80-year-old actor were brought back despite the flub involving PricewaterhouseCoopers last year
Callback: As if the iconic duo presenting wasn’t already enough of a tie-in to last year’s ceremony Dunaway wore the exact same black dress to present on Sunday (left) as she did on the red carpet of the 2017 Academy Awards (pictured right)
Happy times: The cast, crew, and producers of Shape Of Water looked overjoyed as they embraced at the conclusion of the event
Inspiring: In his acceptance speech the 53-year-old Mexican director dedicated the award to young filmmakers as he said: ‘This is a door, kick it open, and come in’
Finally! Guillermo del Toro also took home his first ever Oscar in the Best Director category for The Shape Of Water earlier in the night
Love story: The Shape Of Water earned four Oscars as the film led the night with 13 nominations
Infamous: Last year it was a much different story as the Bonnie And Clyde actors were at the center of an envelope mishap involving agency PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ultimately it was decided that the accounting firm of PwC – short for PricewaterhouseCoopers – will be kept on board for the 90th ceremony next year with a few new precautions to prevent the same blunder from happening again.
PwC accountants won’t be allowed to have their cellphones backstage during future Oscar telecasts.
As if the iconic duo presenting wasn’t already enough of a tie-in to last year’s ceremony Dunaway wore the exact same black dress to present as she did on the red carpet of the 2017 Academy Awards.
Earlier in the night talented filmmaker Del Toro won his first ever Best Director award.
The Shape Of Water had four wins which was good for most on the night as coming into the event it had the most nominations with 13.
The big win came just after Frances McDormand was given the Best Actress gong for her work on Three Billboards in Ebbing, Missouri but moved the spotlight onto all the other female nominees as she had them all stand up.
At the end of the empowering speech, the 60-year-old now two-time Oscar winner left one final message to those in attendance: ‘I have two words to leave with you tonight: inclusion rider.’
Legend: Frances McDormand won top honor of Best Actress for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Girl power: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Sally Hawkins and Meryl Streep shared a big hug as they missed out in the Best Actress category
Transcendent performance: The 60-year-old actress played Mildred in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri