'The shape of Water' receives 13 Oscar nominations
Jan 23, Washington DC: The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced today with The Shape of Water leading the field.
Guillermo del Toro's fantasy romance has received 13 nominations, including best picture. similarly, the World War Two drama Dunkirk follows with eight nominations, while Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri received seven.
Two of McDormand's co-stars, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell, go head to head in the best supporting actor category.
The Shape of Water also fares well in the acting categories, with nominations for Richard Jenkins and Octavia Spencer alongside Hawkins' best actress nod.
Del Toro's film narrowly missed out on tying with the previous nomination record of 14, obtained by the films All About Eve, Titanic and La La Land.
The Oslo Times International News Network