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Full List of 2016 Oscar Nominations

Full List of 2016 Oscar Nominations

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The morning’s Academy Awards nominations heaped big love on “The Revenant” and “Mad Max: Fury Road,” but still made time to surprise with a Best Director melee that shut out Ridley Scott for “The Martian” and added in Lenny Abrahamson for “Room.” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” won big in the effects space, but didn’t grab any directing, acting or writing noms. Take a look at the full list below.

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

Best Director
Adam McKay, “The Big Short”
George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Alejandro González Iñárritu, “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 Original Screenplay
“Bridge of Spies”
“Ex Machina”
“Inside Out”
“Straight Outta Compton”

Best Adapted Screenplay
“The Big Short”
“The Martian”

Best Foreign Film
“Embrace of the Serpent”
“Son of Saul”
“A War”

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

Best Animated Feature
“Boy and the World”
“Inside Out”
“Shaun the Sheep Movie”
“When Marnie Was There”

Best Film Editing
“The Big Short”
“Mad Max: Fury Road”
“The Revenant”
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Best Song
“Fifty Shades of Grey”
“Racing Extinction”
“The Hunting Ground”

Best Original Score
“Bridge of Spies”
“The Hateful Eight”
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Best Digital Effects
“Ex Machina”
“The Martian”
“The Revenant”
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Best Cinematography
“The Hateful Eight”
“Mad Max: Fury Road”
“The Revenant”

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

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

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

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”

Best Short Film, Live Action
“Ave Maria”
“Day One”
“Everything Will Be Okay”

Best Short Film, Animated
“Bear Story”
“Sanjay’s Super Team”
“We Can’t Live Without Cosmos”
“World of Tomorrow”

Best Documentary Short Subject
“Body Team 12”
“Chau, Beyond the Lines”
“Claude Lanzmann”
“A Girl in the River”
“Last Day of Freedom”

Check out the nominations live stream below:

The Academy Awards will take place February 28 at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center, and broadcast live on ABC at 5:30PM PST / 8:30PM EST.

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I liked the one with the dinosaurs.


I hope Star Wars wins


The Cape Cod International Film Festival selected WE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS (Russia) from more than 330 films. So excited to see it’s nominated for Best Animated Short at the Oscars! Congratulations to Director Konstantin Bronzit and his team! If you have a chance to see this film, please do…


yah f the oscars, no Micheal B Jordan for creed? wow


Best picture nomination is a joke when you see a bullshit crap like mad max fury road gets 10 nomination holy crap Oscars. As far as best actor nomination concerned everyone wants Leo to win but let deserved guys like fassbender, matt damon or to the least Bryan should win it becoz these are the guys who really gave us a wonderful performance not leo this is far away from his best


"Best DIGITAL Effects"? And only four nominees? Must be a new category.


And the NBA and NFL are awfully black. There isn’t a story here. Just progressives doing their racist thing.


Very sad no Best Picture love for Carol or Todd Haynes. So I’m rooting for Spotlight for Best Picture & Miller for Director.


THE REVENANT and FURY ROAD are just conventional three-act movies with little to no character development per their running times. They are just a series of violent encounters and are considered "art" because they are not as bad as, say, a Michael Bay film (a non-accomplishment). Lol. Hollywood does not reward truly daring films anymore, let alone make them.

Phil Rectra

Congrats to Konstantin Bronzit and his team! Winner, Best Animated Short at the Cape Cod International Film Festival WE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS (Russia) nominated for an Oscar! (See it if you can. It’s a masterpiece)…


A shame indeed. Carol is the best picture of 2015.


I guess the team from SPOTLIGHT should begging to research this patterns. SPOTLIGHT Part 2 : Racism at the OSCARS! ( This time, we will sue HOLLYWOOD, but you won’t see what happens after, because nothing will) (Like SPOTLIGHT Part 1, even the new cool POPE haven’t done much about it)


…and The Big Short….I haven’t seen it yet. But again, a huge white cast.

Mr O

I didn’t want to think that the OSCARS are racist, but I think they are. I was having difficult understanding SPOTLIGHT, because I just didn’t get it. It wasn’t a bad film, but not an academy award winner for best picture. The cast is ok, but I have seen them doing a better job in other films. And the script, it is not the best one either. Anyway. So, that makes me think, that all the campaign related to SPOTLIGHT from critics and awards experts is based on racism. They picked the whitest film of the year with the whitest cast. Because if they really know about filmmaking they should know that is an Ok film. I am happy for the director, he is getting better and I am sure he will. But really, now I think now I am getting why SPOTLIGHT was considered the best film of the year in the award race…


see people how racism works?This is not only a name calling but IGNORING African American artists by nasty academy of white oscars.Where are PR articles calling out members of the academy?


Very sad that both Carol and The Danish Girl were excluded from Best Picture, but I’m happy that Bridge of Spies got in.

Don Olson

How little to be said about the way things get nominated. It is a shame some independents are not recognized. And who buys off the nominations . Quite a lot of nepotism here I suspect


I’m getting sick of seeing Jennifer Lawrence’s name on everything. She’s not that great an actress, there are plenty of women in the industry who deserve to be nominated more than her.


Carol being snubbed for Best Director and Best Picture is such a shame. Thank you the Academy for giving me a reason to boycott the Oscar.


Very Disappointed again for this Year’s Nominations! Again too WHITISH! Idris Elba of Beasts Of No Nation could not miss for best Supporting Actor, at least to represent the minor Black community in Film industry. Very Disappointed for Real! I don’t think I will be able to follow the Awards’ Steps, as none remaining in Nominations that pulled my interests in!


Sorkin and Tarantino not getting noms is outrageous. And where the hell is Idris Elba?! Geez I thought last year’s lack of diversity was bad..


Carol not even being nominated completely invalidates the whole best picture category to me


Carol was robbed for Best Picture and Best Director!! So disappointing year.




I will boycott this FWPOG!


Last year I was feeling meh about Oscars so white since there weren’t many contenders of color. However, I am appalled that Creed was blatantly ignored. Ryan Coogler is one of the best talents out there period. I was hoping that Michael B. Jordan might get a push in the Best Actor category as a dark horse. But no. All in all, I’m just glad that Mad Max Fury Road s is dominating. I hope they sweep the awards.


The list for Best Actor/Actress and Supporting Actor/Actress is disturbing and very sad.


So many nominations for Carol and still no "Best Picture". What a shame…


I am so glad Sicario was nominated for Best Score- I can’t get that haunting music out of my head! It is brilliant! Otherwise- nominees are pretty predictable…

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