'The Revenant' Leads the Pack in 2016 Academy Award Nominations

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Leonardo DiCaprio leads the 2016 Oscar Nominations

Film geeks rejoice! Following the 2016 Golden Globe Awards and the Razzie® nominations comes the much-anticipated 2016 Academy Award nominations. The Oscars® contest has some stiff competition this year with eight fantastic films in contention for the top honor of best film of the year. Revenant looks like the industry darling with the most nominations this year, but there’s a few geeky favorites in the mix too. See if your favorite film made the cut below. Visit the Oscars® website for a full list of nominees.

Best supporting actress
Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs
Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight
Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl
Rooney Mara – Carol
Rachel McAdams – Spotlight

Best supporting actor
Sylvester Stallone – Creed
Christian Bale – The Big Short
Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight
Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies
Tom Hardy – The Revenant

Best animation
Inside Out
Boy and the World
Shaun the Sheep Movie
When Marnie Was There

Best original song
Writing’s on the Wall (Spectre)
Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)
Simple Song #3 ( Youth)
Till It Happens to You (The Hunting Ground)
Manta Ray (Racing Extinction)


Best actress
Brie Larson – Room
Cate Blanchett – Carol
Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn
Jennifer Lawrence – Joy
Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years

Matt Damon clocks up another movie in a spacesuit
Matt Damon clocks up another movie in a spacesuit

Best actor
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant
Bryan Cranston – Trumbo
Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl
Matt Damon – The Martian

Best director
Alejandro G Inarritu – The Revenant
Tom McCarthy – Spotlight
Adam McKay – The Big Short
George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road
Lenny Abrahamson – Room

Best film
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant

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