This year has proven to be a time of representation and many, many firsts. As the celebrities get ready to walk down the red-carpet before the 90th Academy Awards kicks off on Sunday evening (US Pacific time; Monday early morning UAE time), Gulf News tabloid! gets ready for conversations about #TimesUp, red-carpet blackouts and the rise of diversity both in front of and behind the camera. Stay tuned for our live reports (UAE time).
Jane Fonda and Helen Mirren announce the award for Best Actor: Gary Oldman, for Darkest Hour.
She issues the award for the best director to Guillermo Del Toro for The Shape of Water. Del Toro speaks out, in his acceptance speech, about the unifying impact of the movie industry, urging all members - in an emotional voice - that they help it to continue to do so.
Eddie Vedder pays tribute to all the stars the world lost this past year with a song from the late Tom Petty, Room At The Top.
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt hand over the prize for Best Song to Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, who wrote the music and lyrics for Coco's Remember Me.
Christopher Walken announces the nominees for best musical score.
Zendaya introduces Keala Settle, who sings This Is Me, from The Greatest Showman.
The award for Achievement in Cinematography has four men and three men in contention. And the winner is Roger A. Deakins for Bladerunner 2049.