The 90th iteration of the Oscars has come and gone, and while predictable, subtle nods to the Time’s Up movement and Parkland shooting were sprinkled throughout the night. In general, the award show glided along sans drama, and avoiding any disastrous La La Land-esque mix up, the Oscar for best picture went to The Shape of Water.
— The A.V. Club (@TheAVClub) March 5, 2018
Fans across the Twittersphere celebrated the flick.
— 📎Lesley-Ann Brandt (@LesleyAnnBrandt) March 5, 2018
Some were just glad it wasn’t Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) March 5, 2018
the only movie i could stand beating get out was the shape of water
literally the only thing i could stand
so i'm ok
— Ash 'Freelancer BTW' Parrish (@adashtra) March 5, 2018
Others were disappointed.
We will look back on 2017 and think that Get Out was the best movie and not The Shape of Water. I can promise you that.
— Marcus Mosher (@Marcus_Mosher) March 5, 2018
The Shape of Water sucked, I wish Warren Beatty had just said The Florida Project and ran off stage #Oscars
— Matt Oswalt (@MattOswaltVA) March 5, 2018
— bryce sherwood (@SavWooood) March 5, 2018
And a lot of people just made fish jokes.
The Shape of Water (2017) pic.twitter.com/xpr6LxDpqA
— Juanísimo 🦇 (@JuanOrtiz795) March 5, 2018
Shape of Water (2018) pic.twitter.com/czNjrtdDmI
— 𝙅𝙪𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙣 𝙍𝙤𝙬𝙖𝙣 🇨🇦 (@Cavsanada) March 5, 2018
The film swept the award show, taking home three other Oscars including best production design, best score, and best director, which went to Guillermo del Toro.