Oscars Watch: 88th Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

88TH ACADEMY AWARDS NOMINATION – PERSONAL PREDICTIONS

Best Picture

  • “The Big Short”
  • “Bridge Of Spies”
  • “Carol”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Martian”
  • “The Revenant”
  • “Sicario”
  • “Spotlight”
  • “Straight Outta Compton”

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”
  • Johnny Depp, “Black Mass”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”
  • Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”
  • Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Cate Blanchett, “Carol”
  • Brie Larson, “Room”
  • Carey Mulligan, “Suffragette”
  • Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years”
  • Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Christian Bale, “The Big Short”
  • Idris Elba, “Beasts Of No Nation”
  • Mark Rylance, “Bridge Of Spies”
  • Michael Shannon, “99 Homes”
  • Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Joan Allen, “Room”
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”
  • Rooney Mara, “Carol”
  • Alicia Vikander, “Ex Machina”
  • Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”

Animated Feature Film

  • “Anomalisa”
  • “The Good Dinosaur”
  • “Inside Out”
  • “The Peanuts Movie”
  • “Shaun The Sheep: The Movie”

Cinematography

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

Costume Design

  • “Carol,” Sandy Powell
  • “Cinderella, “Sandy Powell
  • “Crimson Peak,” Kate Hawley
  • “The Danish Girl,” Paco Delgado
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Jenny Beavan

Directing

  • Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “The Revenant”
  • Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”
  • Adam McKay, “The Big Short”
  • George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • Ridley Scott, “The Martian”

Documentary (Feature)

  • “Amy”
  • “Cartel Land”
  • “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief”
  • “The Hunting Ground”
  • “The Look of Silence”

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • “Body Team 12”
  • “Chau, beyond the Lines”
  • “50 Feet from Syria”
  • “Minerita”
  • “The Testimony”

Film Editing

  • “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Margaret Sixel
  • “The Revenant,” Stephen Mirrione
  • “The Martian,” Pietro Scalia
  • “Spotlight,” Tom McArdle
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Mary Jo Markey & Maryann Brandon

Foreign Language Film

  • “Labyrinth Of Lies” (Germany)
  • “Mustang” (France)
  • “Son Of Saul” (Hungary)
  • “Theeb” (Jordan)
  • “A War” (Denmark)

Makeup & Hairstyling

  • “Black Mass”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Revenant”

Music (Original Score)

  • “The Danish Girl,” Alexandre Desplat
  • “The Hateful Eight,” Ennio Morricone
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Tom Holkenborg
  • “Sicario,” Jóhann Jóhannsson
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” John Williams

Music (Original Song)

  • “Waiting For My Moment” by Donald Glover, Jhené Aiko, & Vince Staples (“Creed”)
  • “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth (“Furious 7”)
  • “Til It Happens To You” by Lady Gaga (“The Hunting Ground”)
  • “Better When I’m Dancin’” by Meghan Trainor (“The Peanuts Movie”)
  • “Writing’s On The Wall” by Sam Smith (“Spectre”)

Production Design

  • “Bridge Of Spies”
  • “Crimson Peak”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Revenant”
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Short Film (Animated)

  • “Bear Story (Historia De Un Oso)”
  • “If I Was God…”
  • “My Home”
  • “Sanjay’s Super Team”
  • “World of Tomorrow”

Short Film (Live Action)

  • “Ave Maria”
  • “Day One”
  • “Shok”
  • “Stutterer”
  • “Winter Light”

Sound Editing

  • “Inside Out”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Martian”
  • “Spectre”
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Sound Mixing

  • “The Hateful Eight”
  • “Inside Out”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Revenant”
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Visual Effects

  • “Jurassic World”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Martian”
  • “The Revenant”
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

  • “The Big Short,” Adam McKay & Charles Rudolph
  • “Carol,” Phyllis Nagy
  • “The Martian,” Drew Goddard
  • “Room,” Emma Donoghue
  • “Steve Jobs,” Aaron Sorkin

Writing (Original Screenplay)

  • “Bridge Of Spies,” Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, & Joel Coen
  • “The Hateful Eight,” Quentin Tarantino
  • “Inside Out,” Pete Docter, Josh Cooley, & Meg LeFauve
  • “Spotlight,” Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer
  • “Straight Outta Compton,” Jonathan Herman & Andrea Berloff

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