Date: 23rd January 2018

Oscars 2018: The Shape of Water leads field.

The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced, with The Shape of Water leading the field.

Guillermo del Toro's fantasy romance received 13 nominations, including best picture.

World War Two drama Dunkirk follows with eight nominations, while Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri receives seven.

Greta Gerwig gets a best director nomination for Lady Bird, one of nine films shortlisted for the best picture award.

Others include Steven Spielberg's The Post, gay romance Call Me By Your Name and Winston Churchill drama Darkest Hour.

Oldman's performance as Churchill has already won the British actor a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild award.

Meryl Streep's best actress nomination for newspaper drama The Post is her 17th for best actress and her 21st overall.

Read the full list of nominees in full

Source: Press Release