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Actresses (from left) Octavia Spencer, Tiffany Haddish, Sally Hawkins, Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie and Meryl Streep react to Frances McDormand's best actress acceptance speech, in which she asked women in the audience to stand. Photo: Reuters

The best pictures from Oscars 2018 – Del Toro’s double win, Jennifer Lawrence, McDormand rouses women

Photographers capture the best moments from Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre

There weren’t a lot of surprises at this year’s Oscars, but there were some memorable moments nonetheless. Antony Dickson selects his top images from the ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
US actress Frances McDormand uses her acceptance speech to call for women nominees to stand up. McDormand won her second Oscar, for best actress in Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri. Photo: AFP