Nominees in main Oscars categories

 28 Feb 2016 - 8:17

Nominees in main Oscars categories
An Oscar statue stands on the red carpet at the entrance to the Dolby Theatre as preparations continue for the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California February 27, 2016. The Oscars will be presented February 28, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Hollywood, United States: Here are the nominees in the main categories for the 88th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood:

Best picture: 

"The Big Short"

"Bridge of Spies"

"Brooklyn"

"Mad Max: Fury Road"

"The Martian"

"The Revenant"

"Room"

"Spotlight"

 

Best director: 

Adam McKay, "The Big Short"

George Miller, "Mad Max: Fury Road" 

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "The Revenant" 

Lenny Abrahamson, "Room"

Tom McCarthy, "Spotlight" 

 

Best actor: 

Bryan Cranston, "Trumbo" 

Matt Damon, "The Martian"

Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Revenant"

Michael Fassbender, "Steve Jobs" 

Eddie Redmayne, "The Danish Girl"

 

Best actress: 

Cate Blanchett, "Carol" 

Brie Larson, "Room"

Jennifer Lawrence, "Joy"

Charlotte Rampling, "45 Years"

Saoirse Ronan, "Brooklyn"

 

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 foreign language film: 

"Embrace of the Serpent" (Colombia)

"Mustang" (France)

"Son of Saul" (Hungary)

"Theeb" (Jordan)

"A War" (Denmark)

 

Best animated feature: 

"Anomalisa"

"Boy and the World"

"Inside Out"

"Shaun the Sheep Movie"

"When Marnie Was There"

 

Best documentary feature:

"Amy"

"Cartel Land"

"The Look of Silence"

"What Happened, Miss Simone?"

"Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom"

 

Best original screenplay: 

"Bridge of Spies " - Matt Charman, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

"Ex Machina " - Alex Garland

"Inside Out" - Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley and Ronnie Del Carmen

"Spotlight" - Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy 

"Straight Outta Compton" - Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff, S. Leigh Savidge and Alan Wenkus

 

Best adapted screenplay: 

"The Big Short" - Charles Randolph and Adam McKay

"Brooklyn" - Nick Hornby

"Carol" - Phyllis Nagy

"The Martian" - Drew Goddard

"Room" - Emma Donoghue

 

Best cinematography: 

"Carol"

"The Hateful Eight"

"Mad Max: Fury Road"

"The Revenant"

"Sicario"

 

Best original score:

Thomas Newman, "Bridge of Spies"

Carter Burwell, "Carol"

Ennio Morricone, "The Hateful Eight"

Johann Johannsson, "Sicario"

John Williams, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

 

Best original song:

"Earned It" from "Fifty Shades of Grey"

"Manta Ray" from "Racing Extinction"

"Simple Song #3" from "Youth"

"Til It Happens To You" from "The Hunting Ground"

"Writing's On The Wall" from "Spectre"

 

Best visual effects:

"Ex Machina"

"Mad Max: Fury Road"

"The Martian"

"The Revenant"

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

 

Number of nominations for films with two or more nods:

"The Revenant" - 12

"Mad Max: Fury Road" - 10

"The Martian" - 7

"Bridge of Spies" - 6

"Carol" - 6

"Spotlight" - 6

"The Big Short" - 5

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - 5

"The Danish Girl" - 4

"Room" - 4

"Brooklyn" - 3

"The Hateful Eight" - 3

"Sicario" - 3

"Ex Machina" - 2

"Inside Out" - 2

"Steve Jobs" - 2

 

AFP