The Academy's best picture nominees for 2016 include: "The Revenant," "Bridge of Spies," "The Big Short," "Mad Max: Fury Road," "Spotlight," "The Martian," "Room" and "Brooklyn."

The Academy’s best picture nominees for 2016 include: “The Revenant,” “Bridge of Spies,” “The Big Short,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Spotlight,” “The Martian,” “Room” and “Brooklyn.”

In case you weren’t awake at 5;30am , the nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced  at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

“The Revenant” lead with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting nominations for both Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead acting category and Tom Hardy for supporting actor. “Mad Max: Fury Road,” also a best picture nominee, followed with 10 nominations.




“The Big Short” | Review
“Bridge of Spies” | Review
“Brooklyn” | Review | Video Q&A with the cast and crew
“Mad Max: Fury Road” | Review
“The Martian” | Review
“The Revenant” | Review | Video Q&A with the cast and crew
“Room” | Review
“Spotlight” | Review


Cate Blanchett, “Carol” | Interview
Brie Larson, “Room” | Video Q&A
Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”
Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years”
Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn” | Video Q&A


Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo” | ReviewVideo Q&A
Matt Damon, “The Martian”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”
Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs” | Review | Interview
Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl” | ReviewInterview

Supporting actress

Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”
Rooney Mara, “Carol” | Interview
Rachel McAdams, “Spotlight” | Interview
Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl” | Video Q&A | Interview
Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”

Supporting actor

Christian Bale, “The Big Short”
Tom Hardy, “The Revenant”
Mark Ruffalo, “Spotlight”
Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies” | Review | Q&A
Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”



Adam McKay, “The Big Short”
George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, “The Revenant”
Lenny Abrahamson, “Room”
Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”

Animated feature film

“Anomalisa” | Review
“The Boy and the World” | Review
“Inside Out” | Review
“Shaun the Sheep Movie” | Review
“When Marnie Was There” | Review

About The Author


Evan Hosie has worked as a Women's Lifestyle editor/writer (expert in the beauty and fashion vertical); created the Pop Culture section for; never met a gadget she didn't want; and spends too much time on Social Media.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply