C Rock The-Oscars

The nominees for the 2016 Oscars have been read and there are a few surprise nominees and snubs of course. A lot of interesting pictures were released last year.

The Revenant has scored 12 nominations for this year’s Oscars, with nods in the Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director categories.

This year is tipped to be Leo DiCaprio’s year to win his first Oscar. He has been nominated five times.

Jeniffer Lawrence also scored a nomination for her role in the film Joy.

Eddie Redmayne has also been nominated for his portrayal of a transgender woman in the film The Danish Girl.

Mad Max: Fury Road has also scored a couple of nominations.


Here is a list of the nominees


Best Picture

The Big Short

Bridge of Spies


Mad Max: Fury Road

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The Martian

The Revenant



Best Actor

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo


Matt Damon, The Martian

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revneant

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, Carol

Brie Larson, Room

Jennifer Lawrence, Joy

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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

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Rachel McAdams, Spotlight

Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Kate WInslest, Steve Jobs

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Best Directing

Adam McKay, The Big Short

George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road

Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant


Lenny Abrhamson, Room

Tom McCarthy, Spotlight

Best Film Editing            

The Big Short

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant


Star Wars: The Force Awakens


Best Foreign Language Film

Colombia, Embrace of the Serpent

France, Mustang

Hungary, Son of Saul

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Jordan, Theeb

Denmark, A War

 Best Original Score

Thomas Newman, Bridge of Spies

Carter Burwell, Carol

Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight


Jóhann Jóhannsson, Sicario

John Williams, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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 Adapted Screenplay

The Big Short



The Martian



Best Original Screenplay

Bridge of Spies

Ex Machina

Inside Out


Straight Outta Compton

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Best Animated Feature Film


Boy and the World

Inside Out


Shaun the Sheep Movie

When Marnie Was There

Best Cinematography                      


The Hateful Eight

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant



Best Costume Design



The Danish Girl


Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Best Documentary – Feature


Cartel Land

The Look of Silence

What Happened, Miss Simone?

Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

Best 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

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Mad Max: Fury Road

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

The Revenant

Best Original Song

“Earned It,” Fifty Shades of Grey

“Manta Ray,” Racing Extinction

“Simple Song No. 3,” Youth

“‘Til It Happens to You,” The Haunting Ground

“Writings on the Wall,” Spectre

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Best Animated Short Film

Bear Story


Sanjay’s Super Team

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos

World of Tomorrow

Best Live Action Short Film

Ave Maria

Day One

Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut)



Best Sound Editing

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant


Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Sound Mixing

Bridge of Spies

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The 88th Annual Academy Awards will be aired on February 28th. Chris Rock returns as host for the second time.


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