The 90th Oscars arrived and along with it came Deadline’s irreverent annual live blog, which broke down the night that culminated with Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water winning the Best Picture, after del Toro won Best Director of the film that had a leading 13 nominations coming into the night at the Dolby Theatre.
The night did answer several pressing questions, most specifically: Jimmy Kimmel and producers Mike De Luca and Jennifer Todd did finish in triumph this year, as they were doing last Oscarcast until a Tweet-distracted PricewaterhouseCoopers accountant handed Warren Beatty the wrong Best Picture envelope? (Beatty and his Bonnie and Clyde co-star Faye Dunaway got it right this time.)
Here’s how we called it as it happened:
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