Sam Rockwell, who starred alongside McDormand in the film, also took home a trophy for Best Supporting Actor at Sunday’s awards.
During her heartfelt acceptance speech, Allison joked, ‘I did it all myself!’ while Australian actress Margot looked on full of proud emotion.
Whereas the #MeToo and Time’s Up commentary at the Golden Globes felt at times urgent, at times awkward, and at times bursting from the show’s unscripted margins, the Oscars seemed to have swallowed the movement as part of itself.
He said for actors in his age range, including Jeffrey Wright, Billy Crudup and Liev Schreiber, “Phil Hoffman was the guy”. “But we’re finally being heard now”. “Billboards still work, so I think that it’s really exciting”, she said. “We should keep doing that as the world tries to make them deeper”.
Both Judd and Sorvino were among the earliest to come out with stories of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein. “We need more men like Oscar in hollywood”.
Best Actress victor Frances McDormand demanded that Hollywood contracts include an “inclusion rider” from now on during her Academy Awards acceptance speech tonight.
“I wish I was a woman”, Kimmel cracked.
All these remarks and moments are special.
After asking every female nominee in every category to stand with her, she issued a clear call to action to the audience.
Frances McDormand didn’t mince words when she accepted her Oscar on Sunday night.
She won her first Academy Award for best actress in 1997 for her depiction of Marge Gunderson, a pregnant police officer in “Fargo”, which was directed by her husband, Joel Coen, and his brother Ethan.
The social movement for more women to be recognized and earn jobs in Hollywood has gained ground over the past year thanks to social movements such as the anti-sexual harassment movement “Time’s Up”.
Guillermo Del Toro has just won gold for The Shape of Water after being crowned this year’s Best Director.
The actress was awarded for her performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
After accepting the award, and acknowledging that she was “hyperventilating” and feeling “like Chloe Kim”, she said her thanks to the film’s crew and her family, and then got down to business.