Expected wins and fiery speeches at Oscars 2018

(From far left) Best Supporting Actor Sam Rockwell, Best Actress Frances McDormand, Best Supporting Actress Allison Janney and Best Actor Gary Oldman.
(From far left) Best Supporting Actor Sam Rockwell, Best Actress Frances McDormand, Best Supporting Actress Allison Janney and Best Actor Gary Oldman.PHOTO: REUTERS
Frances McDormand wins the Best Actress award for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri at the Academy Awards on March 5, 2018.
Frances McDormand wins the Best Actress award for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri at the Academy Awards on March 5, 2018.PHOTO: REUTERS
Guillermo del Toro (front) accepts the Oscar for Best Picture for The Shape of Water.
Guillermo del Toro (front) accepts the Oscar for Best Picture for The Shape of Water. PHOTO: REUTERS
Sam Rockwell accepts the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
Sam Rockwell accepts the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. PHOTO: AFP
Allison Janney accepts the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for I, Tonya.
Allison Janney accepts the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for I, Tonya.PHOTO: AFP
Gary Oldman accepts the Oscar for Best Lead Actor for Darkest Hour.
Gary Oldman accepts the Oscar for Best Lead Actor for Darkest Hour. PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - The 90th Academy Awards ceremony will be remembered as the one which has tried the hardest to bring attention to the grip the straight white male has on Hollywood.

It was a night filled with fierce speeches and music about inclusion, of women, gays and transsexuals, immigrants and non-white professionals.

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