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arren Beatty, presents Guillermo del Toro with the award for best picture for "The Shape of Water" at the Oscars.
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2018 Oscar Winners: The Complete List

Guillermo del Toro's The Shape Of Water took home the evening's biggest prize, best picture. The film follows a mute cleaning woman who falls in love with an amphibian creature in a Cold War-era government lab. The Shape of Water also won Academy Awards for directing (Guillermo Del Toro), music (Alexandre Desplat) and production design.

Director Damien Chazelle discusses a concert scene with actors J.K. Simmons (Fletcher) and Miles Teller (Andrew).
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Roll Out The Red Carpet: Illinois Is Going To The Oscars

On Sunday, the red carpet will be rolled out for the Academy Awards and Illinois will have a significant presence. We’ll explore those connections beginning with Helen Estabrook, Champaign-Urbana native and the producer of Whiplash could take home as many as five Academy Awards. Finding Vivian Maier is a Chicago story written and directed by a Chicagoan. It could win best documentary….and find itself in copyright trouble. We’ll cover all that and more but first in this WILL special: Illinois at the Oscars

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