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And the 2016 Oscar nominees are...

2016-01-14 15:51
 

Los Angeles - The Revenant leads the way with 12 Academy Award nominations.

The semi-biographical western film set in 1823 and inspired by the experiences of frontiersman and fur trapper Hugh Glass will compete in a number of categories at the ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on 28 February 2016.

Star Leonardo DiCaprio will vie for Best Actor, Alejandro G Inarritu is up for Best Director, Tom Hardy has been nominated for Best Supporting Actor and the movie will compete for Best Picture.

Other nominations include Best Film Editing, Best Visual Effects, Best Make-up and Hairstyling, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design and Best Cinematography.

Mad Max: Fury Road is second with an impressive 10 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director for George Miller, although its cast missed out on acting nods.

Meanwhile, The Martian has seven nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor for its star Matt Damon.

See the full list of nominees here:

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

Directing

The Big Short, Adam McKay

Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller

The Revenant, Alejandro González Iñárritu

Room, Lenny Abrahamson

Spotlight, Tom McCarthy

Film Editing

The Big Short

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Spotlight

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Foreign Language Film

Embrace of the Serpent

Mustang

Son of Saul

Theeb

A War

Original Score

Bridge of Spies

Carol

The Hateful Eight

Sicario

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Picture

The Big Short

Bridge of Spies

Brooklyn

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Room

Spotlight

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

Adapted Screenplay

The Big Short

Brooklyn

Carol

The Martian

Room

Original Screenplay

Bridge of Spies

Ex Machina

Inside Out

Spotlight

Straight Outta Compton

Animated Feature Film

Anomalisa

Boy And The World

Inside Out

Shaun The Sheep Movie

When Marnie Was There

Cinematography

Carol

The Hateful Eight

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Sicario

Costume Design

Carol

Cinderella

The Danish Girl

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Documentary Feature

Amy

Cartel Land

The Look of Silence

What Happened, Miss Simone

Ukraine

Documentary Short Subject

Body Team 12

A Girl In The River

Last Day Of Freedom

Makeup and Hairstyling

Mad Max: Fury Road

100 Year Old Man

The Revenant

Original Song

“Earned It” — Fifty Shades of Grey

“Manta Ray” — Racing Extinction

“Simple Song #3” —  Youth

“Til It Happens To You” — The Hunting Ground

“Writing’s On The Wall” — Spectre

Animated Short Film

Bear Story

Prologue

Sanjay’s Super Team

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos

World Of Tomorrow

Live Action Short Film

Ave Maria

Day One

Everything Will Be Okay

Shok

Stutterer

Sound Editing

Mad Max

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

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