The 2016 Oscar Nominations Are Here


The time has come for the Super Bowl of the awards season, folks: yes, that’s right, the Academy Awards! Woo, yay, exciting. The nominations for the 2016 Oscars were announced this morning by John Krasinski, Guillermo Del Toro, Ang Lee, and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.

The ceremony will be held on February 28. Chris Rock is hosting.

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

Actress in a Leading Role Cate Blanchett, Carol Brie Larson, Room Jennifer Lawrence, Joy Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Actor in a Leading Role Bryan Cranston, Trumbo Matt Damon, The Martian Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Directing Adam McKay, The Big Short George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant Lenny Abrahamson, Room Tom McCarthy, Spotlight

Actress in a Supporting Role Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight Rooney Mara, Carol Rachel McAdams, Spotlight Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Actor in a Supporting Role Christian Bale, The Big Short Tom Hardy, The Revenant Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Foreign Language Film Embrace of the Serpent (Colombia) Mustang (France) Son of Saul (Hungary) Theeb (Jordan) A War (Denmark)

Writing – Adapted Screenplay Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, The Big Short Nick Hornby, Brooklyn Phyllis Nagy, Carol Drew Goddard, The Martian Emma Donoghue, Room

Writing – Original Screenplay Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, and Joel Coen, Bridge of Spies Alex Garland, Ex Machina Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley, Ronnie del Carmen, Inside Out Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy, Spotlight Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff, S. Leigh Savidge, Alan Wenkus, Straight Outta Compton

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

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

Music – Original Song “Earned It” (50 Shades of Grey) “Manta Ray” (Racing Extinction) “Til It Happens to You” (The Hunting Ground) “Simple Song #3” (Youth) “Writing’s on the Wall” (Spectre)

Documentary Short Subject 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

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

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

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

Costume Design Carol Cinderella The Danish Girl Mad Max: Fury Road The Revenant

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

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

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

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

Short Film – Live Action Ave Maria Day One Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut) Shok Stutterer

Short Film – Animated Bear Story Prologue Sanjay’s Super Team We Can’t Live Without Cosmos World of Tomorrow

Animated Feature Film Anomalisa Boy and the World Inside Out Shaun the Sheep Movie When Marnie Was There