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2016 Academy Awards Nominations

The wait is over. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the full list of 2016 nominees for the Academy Awards.

And the Oscar may go to...


Best Picture
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant


Best Director
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - The Revenant
Adam McKay - The Big Short
George Miller - Mad Max: Fury Road
Lenny Abrahamson - Room
Tom McCarthy - Spotlight


Best Actress
Cate Blanchett - Carol
Brie Larson - Room
Jennifer Lawrence - Joy
Charlotte Rampling - 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn


Best Actor
Bryan Cranston - Trumbo
Matt Damon - The Martian
Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant
Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne - The Danish Girl


Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale - The Big Short
Tom Hardy - The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo - Spotlight
Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies
Sylvester Stallone - Creed


Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Jason Leigh - The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara - Carol
Rachel McAdams - Spotlight
Alicia Vikander - The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet - Steve Jobs


Best Original Screenplay
Matt Charman, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen - Bridge of Spies
Alex Garland - Ex Machina
Josh Cooley, Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve - Inside Out
Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer - Spotlight
Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff, S. Leigh Savage - Straight Outta Compton


Best Adapted Screenplay

Drew Goddard - The Martian
Nick Hornby - Brooklyn
Adam McKay & Charles Randolph - The Big Short
Phyllis Nagy - Carol
Emma Donoghue - Room


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


Best Animated Feature
Boy and the World
Inside Out
Shaun the Sheep Movie
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 Film Editing
Hank Corwin - The Big Short
Margaret Sixel - Mad Max: Fury Road
Tom McArdle - Spotlight
Stephen Mirrione - The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens


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


Best Foreign Language Feature
Embrace of the Serpent
Son of Saul
A War


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


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


Best Animated Short Film
Bear Story
Sanjay's Super Team
We Can't Live Without Cosmos
World of Tomorrow


Best Documentary Short Film
Body Team 12
Chau, Beyond the Lines
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
Last Day of Freedom


Best Live-Action Short Film
Ave Maria
Day One
Everything Will Be Okay


Best Song
"Earned It" from Fifty Shades of Grey
"Manta Ray" from Racing Extinction
"Til It Happens to You” from The Hunting Ground
"Simple Song #3” from Youth
"Writing's on the Wall" from SPECTRE


Best Costume Design
The Danish Girl
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant


Best Sound Editing
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens


Best Sound Mixing
Bride of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens


Best Makeup & Hairstyling
Mad Max: Fury Road
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
The Revenant


The Oscars will be announced on February 28, 2016.

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