When the duo walked on stage, the audience gave them a standing ovation. “Thank you, it’s so nice seeing you again,” Beatty said.
“As they say, presenting is lovelier the second time around,” Dunaway continued.
They then announced the that The Shape of Water had won the award for Best Picture! Director Guillermo Del Toro took the stage and asked Beatty, “May I have this?” He then double checked to make sure the envelope was correct. And it was!
To win the award, the movie was up against Call Me by Your Name, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, Get Out, Lady Bird, Phantom Thread, The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
Earlier in the evening, the director won the award for Best Director at the ceremony.
Tune in to E! Sunday, Mar. 4 to watch Live From The Red Carpet: The 2018 Academy Awards at 5 p.m. and again the following evening.