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Oscars 2018: Guillermo del Toro Takes Home Award for Best Director
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Next up on the winners podium? The behind-the-scenes geniuses.

Guillermo del Toro took home the Academy Award for Best Director for The Shape of Water at the 90th annual Oscar Awards tonight.

He beat out fellow directors Christopher Nolan for Dunkirk, Jordan Peele for Get Out, Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird and Paul Thomas Anderson for Phantom Thread.

So. Well. Deserved.

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