2016 Oscar Nominations

Hollywood (National Post/NAMPAS) – Thursday was a big day in Hollywood, as the nominations for the 88th Academy Awards — to be held February 28, 2016 at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center— were announced at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

The Revenant led the way with 12 nominations, followed closely by Mad Max: Fury Road with 10.

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John Krasinski, left, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce the Academy Awards nominations for best performance by an actress in a leading role at the 88th Academy Awards nomination ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Actor John Krasinski and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the nominations for:

Best picture

Spotlight
The Revenant
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Brooklyn
Room
The Martian

Actor in a leading role
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)
Matt Damon (The Martian)
Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs)
Bryan Cranston (Trumbo)
Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl)

Actress in a leading role
Brie Larson (Room)
Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn)
Cate Blanchett (Carol)
Jennifer Lawrence (Joy)
Charlotte Rampling (45 Years)

Best director
Alejandro Iñárritu (The Revenant)
George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road)
Tom McCarthy (Spotlight)
Adam McKay (The Big Short)
Lenny Abrahamson (Room)

Actress in a supporting role
Rooney Mara (Carol)
Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight)
Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl)
Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)
Rachel McAdams (Spotlight)

Actor in a supporting role
Sylvester Stallone (Creed)
Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)
Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight)
Christian Bale (The Big Short)
Tom Hardy (The Revenant)

Best foreign language film
Son of Saul
Mustang
A War
Embrace of the Serpent
Theeb

Best animated feature film
Inside Out
When Marnie Was There
Anomalisa
Boy and the World
Shaun the Sheep Movie

Best original score
The Hateful Eight
Sicario
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Carol
Bridge of Spies

Best adapted screenplay
Carol
The Big Short
Brooklyn
The Martian
Room

Best original screenplay
Spotlight
Bridge of Spies
Ex Machina
Straight Outta Compton
Inside Out

Best film editing
The Revenant
Mad Max: Fury Road
Spotlight
The Big Short
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best cinematography
The Revenant
Mad Max: Fury Road
Carol
Sicario
The Hateful Eight

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

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

Best original song
“Simple Song” (Youth)
“Manta Ray” (Racing Extinction)
“Writing’s on the Wall” (Spectre)
“Til it Happens to You” (The Hunting Ground)
“Earned It” (Fifty Shades of Grey)

Best documentary short subject
Body Team 12
A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
Chau, Beyond the Lines
Lasy Day of Freedom

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

Best costume design
Carol
Cinderella
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Danish Girl
The Revenant

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

Best live action short film
Ave Maria
Shok
Day One
Stutterer
Everything Will Be Okay

Best animated short film
Sanjay’s Super Team
Bear Story
World of Tomorrow
Prologue
We Can’t Live Without Cosmos

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

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

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