Movies88th Academy Awards Nominee Recap (Acting)

Keith NoakesFebruary 26, 2016

With the 88th Academy Awards (or Oscars) coming on Sunday, I would like to take this opportunity to recap some of the categories and provide my predictions for the winners in each along with links to my respective reviews. If you would like to read the rest of my predictions, click here. I will only be recapping categories in which I’ve reviewed all the nominees which luckily is most of them.

Best Actor

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo

Matt Damon, The Martian

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Prediction: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant



Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, Carol

Brie Larson, Room

Jennifer Lawrence, Joy

Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years

Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Prediction: Brie Larson, Room



Best Supporting Actor

Christian Bale, The Big Short

Tom Hardy, The Revenant

Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight

Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Prediction: 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

Prediction: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl


If you would like to see how I did, I will update my predictions after the awards ceremony with the winners. Be sure to follow me on Twitter (@keithlovemovies) as I will be live tweeting the ceremony. Stay tuned as I will be posting more recaps from now until Sunday.

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