Oscars

The Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday. Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” leads the way with 13 nominations, while “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “Dunkirk” follow closely behind with eight and seven nominations, respectively.

Because there are no second takes, re-shoots or do-overs at the Oscars, PwC, the accounting firm that tabulates votes for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has devised new rules for how winners are announced at this year's awards.

Updated at 11:09 a.m. ET

The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning by a dapper, genial Andy Serkis and the always-intoxicating Tiffany Haddish.

Ninety-two countries have submitted movies to the Oscars this year for consideration for Best Foreign Language Film — a new record for the category.

NPR contributor Andrew Lapin (@AndrewLapin) has more on some of the early contenders.

The two Pricewaterhousecoopers accountants involved in the Best Picture snafu at the Oscars on Sunday will not be invited back to future Academy Awards. Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs told the Associated Press that the academy’s relationship with PwC is also under review.

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