Del Toro, 53, is known for making both mainstream action movies like Hellboy and offbeat dark fantasies like Pan's Labyrinth. Chalamet plays Elio, a 17-year-old teenage boy who falls in love with and starts a relationship with his father's research assistant, 24-year-old Oliver, while in northern Italy during the summer of 1983. From what I could see, even reading his speeches, there was a vulnerability, a cherubic sweetness to him.
Elsewhere, awards were spread around, recognizing first-timers, LGBT issues and films inspired by other cultures.Gay romance "Call Me by Your Name" won best adapted screenplay,"A Fantastic Woman", Chile's groundbreaking story about a transgender woman won best foreign language film; and Mexican-inspired "Coco" was named best animated feature.
The other director in the running is Paul Thomas Anderson for Phantom Thread. Allison Janney's roles as an abusive mother in I, Tonya won her Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Playing Winston Churchill, "arguably one of the greatest Brits", made Gary Oldman'sfirstOscar win extra special, the actor revealed on Sunday (Monday, 5 March, Singapore time). In recent months, McDormand took best actress prizes at the Critics Choice Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, and the Golden Globes.
He also thanked his mother for her support, saying, "she is 99 years young, next birthday". I want to appeal to her: mom, put the kettle on, I'm taking home "Oscar!" - concluded the actor.
The 59-year-old was up against three-times Oscar victor Daniel Day-Lewis (Phantom Thread) and Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out) for the prize, although he had been the favourite in the run-up to the ceremony. Obviously, you hear it and people say it", he said, explaining of awards, "It is not the most important thing in the world, but it is not nothing.
"Darkest Hour" tells the story of Churchill, played by Oldman, when he was the United Kingdom prime minister during the Second World War.
As noted by Business Insider, Oscar viewers were quick to take to social media to air their grievances, condemning Oldman's victory in the midst of Hollywood's #MeToo and Time's Up movements.
Iran Detains 35 Women Attempting to Attend Football Game
Rouhani's official website quoted him as telling Infantino that Iran "always has tried to provide more and more access to sport". There was no official Iranian comment on the remarks from Federation Internationale de Football Association on Friday.
Kobe Bryant in Oscars slam dunk
The venue is just 9.1 miles from the Staples Center, where Bryant starred for 20 seasons as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers . Bryant, who was nearly at a loss for words, said, "This feels better than winning the championship, to be honest with you".
Papa New Guinea Rattled By 6.0 Magnitude Aftershocks
Earthquakes are common in Papua New Guinea , which sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, a hotspot for seismic activity. Around 274,000 people need immediate support and 55,000 children under age five are among the most at risk.
SPD Votes: No New Elections for Germany
It is the worst result ever measured by the Emnid for the over 150-year-old SPD, while the AfD stood at 15 percent. Merkel, 63, is scheduled to be sworn in for her fourth term as chancellor on March 14.
Iran - Visit by Mr Jean-Yves le Drian (5 March 2018)
Iran's missile program is not covered by the nuclear deal, and Tehran says it will not bow to pressure to halt it. According to the French Treasury, Iran's trade exchanges with France stood at €3.8 billion a year ago .