Oscars Nominations 2016

It all started on Oscar night for Queen Regnant last year! The awards for the 88th Academy Awards won’t be handed out until Feb. 28, but before we get to critique the fabulous dresses on the red carpet and hear “And the Oscar goes to…” ,we need to know which movies, actors, and filmmakers will be up for the awards on Hollywood’s biggest night.

The Oscars Nominations:

Best Picture

The Big Short

Bridge of Spies


Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian
The Revenant


Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, Carol

Brie Larson, Room

Jennifer Lawrence, Joy

Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years

Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Best Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Matt Damon, The Martian

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight

Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Rooney Mara, Carol

Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Rachel McAdams, Spotlight

Best Supporting Actor

Christian Bale, The Big Short

Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

Tom Hardy, The Revenant

Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight

Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Director

Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant

Tom McCarthy, Spotlight

Adam McKay, The Big Short

George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road

Lenny Abrahamson, Room

Best Adapted Screenplay

Drew Goddard, The Martian

Nick Hornby, Brooklyn

Adam McKay and Charles Randolph, The Big Short

Phyllis Nagy, Carol

Emma Donahue, Room

Best Original Screenplay

Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, Spotlight

Matt Charman, Joel Coen, and Ethan Coen, Bridge of Spies
Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff, S. Leigh Savidge, and Alan Wenkus, Straight Outta Compton
Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, and Josh Cooley, Inside Out
Alex Garland, Ex Machina

Best Animated Feature

Inside Out
Shaun the Sheep Movie
Boy and the World
When Marnie Was There

Best Documentary Feature

Cartel Land
The Look of Silence
What Happened, Miss Simone?
Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

Best Foreign Language Film

Son of Saul
A War
Embrace of the Serpent

Best Original Score

Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight
Carter Burwell, Carol
John Williams, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Thomas Newman, Bridge of Spies
Johann Johannson, Sicario

Best Original Song

“Earned It,” Fifty Shades of Grey

“Manta Ray,” Racing Exinction
“Til It Happens to You,” The Hunting Ground
“Simple Song #3,” Youth
“Writing’s On the Wall,” Spectre

Best Cinematography

Emmanuel Lubezki, The Revenant
Edward Lachman, Carol
Roger Deakins, Sicario
John Seale, Mad Max: Fury Road
Robert Richardson, The Hateful Eight

Best Film Editing

The Big Short
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Visual Effects

Ex Machina
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Production Design

The Danish Girl
Mad Max: Fury Road
Bridge of Spies
The Martian
The Revenant

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

The Revenant
The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared
Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Costume Design

The Danish Girl
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant


Best Animated Short

Bear Story
Sanjay’s Super Team
We Can’t Live Without Cosmos
World of Tomorrow

Best Sound Editing

Mad Max: Fury Road
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Martian Sicario
The Revenant

Best Sound Mixing

Bridge of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Documentary Short

Body Team 12 Chau, Beyond the Lines Claude LanzmAnn: Spctres of Shoah
A Girl in the River
Last Day of Freedom

Best Live Action Short

Ave Maria
Day One
Everything Will Be Okay
Shok Stutterer

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