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"The Revenant" is Oscars 2016's top nominee

Writer: Florey DM


The Revenant" leads the pack with 12 nominations.

15 Jan – After sweeping major awards at the recent Golden Globes, "The Revenant" is showing its roaring power once again as it comes out top on the Oscars 2016 nomination list.

The Leonardo DiCaprio-starrer garnered 12 nominations in total. That's two more than second lead, George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road", which is nominated in 10 categories.

Coming in third is "The Martian", with 7 nominations. All three are, of course, part of the contenders for Best Picture.

Apart from "The Revenant" – which had a limited opening weekend ahead of its wide release to qualify it for this year's Oscars – another December release, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", also managed to garner as much as five nominations.


Chris Rock to host 2016 Oscars (Photo source: Variety).

Hosting the prestigious awards show this year is actor-comedian Chris Rock, returning to the stage after more than a decade.

The 88th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on 28 February 2016.

Best Picture

"The Big Short"
"Bridge of Spies"
"Brooklyn"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"
"Room"
"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 Director

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

Best Animated Feature Film

"Anomalisa"
"Boy and the World"
"Inside Out"
"Shaun the Sheep Movie"
"When Marnie Was There"

Best Costume Design

"Carol"
"Cinderella"
"The Danish Girl"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Revenant"

Best Documentary Feature

"Amy"
"Cartel Land"
"The Look of Silence"
"What Happened, Miss Simone?"
"Winter on Fire"

Best Documentary Short

"Body Team"
"Chau, Beyond the Lines"
"Claude Lanzmann"
"A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness"
"Last Day of Freedom"

Best Makeup and Hair Styling

"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared"
"The Revenant"

Best 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")

Best Animated Short

"Bear Story"
"Prologue"
"Sanjay's Super Team"
"We Can't Live Without Cosmos
"World of Tomorrow

Best Sound Editing

"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"Sicario"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"

Best Film Editing

"The Big Short"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Revenant"
"Spotlight"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Best Foreign Language Film

"Embrace of the Serpent"
"Mustang"
"Son of Saul"
"Theeb"
"A War"

Best Original Score

"Bridge of Spies"
"Carol"
"The Hateful Eight"
"Sicario"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Best Production Design

"Bridge of Spies"
"The Danish Girl"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"

Best Visual Effects

"Ex Machina"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Best Adapted Screenplay

"The Big Short"
"Brooklyn"
"Carol"
"The Martian"
"Room"

Best Original Screenplay

"Bridge of Spies"
"Ex Machina"
"Inside Out"
"Spotlight"
"Straight Outta Compton"

Best Cinematography

"Carol"
"The Hateful Eight"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Revenant"
"Sicario"

Cinema Online, 15 January 2016


Related Movies:
The Revenant (04 Feb 2016)
Mad Max: Fury Road (14 May 2015)
The Martian (01 Oct 2015)
Spotlight (21 Jan 2016)
Bridge Of Spies (15 Oct 2015)
Carol (24 Dec 2015)
The Big Short (21 Jan 2016)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (17 Dec 2015)
The Room (25 Jul 2015)
Sicario (17 Sep 2015)

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