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88th Academy Award Winners and Prediction Results

Here are the nominations and the winners of the 88th Academy Awards along with my prediction results:

Best Picture

The Big Short

Bridge of Spies

Brooklyn

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Room

Spotlight

Prediction: Spotlight

Winner: Spotlight

 

Best Director

Adam McKay, The Big Short

George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant

Lenny Abrahamson, Room

Tom McCarthy, Spotlight

Prediction: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant

Winner: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant

 

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

Winner: 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

Winner: 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

Winner: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

 

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

Winner: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

 

Best Original Screenplay

Bridge of Spies

Ex Machina

Inside Out

Spotlight

Straight Outta Compton

Prediction: Spotlight

Winner: Spotlight

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Big Short

Brooklyn

Carol

The Martian

Room

Prediction: The Big Short

Winner: The Big Short

 

Best Animated Feature

Anomalisa

Boy and the World

Inside Out

Shaun the Sheep Movie

When Marnie Was There

Prediction: Inside Out

Winner: Inside Out

 

Best Cinematography

Carol

The Hateful Eight

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Sicario

Prediction: The Revenant

Winner: The Revenant

 

Best Film Editing

The Big Short

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Spotlight

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Prediction: Mad Max: Fury Road

Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

 

Best Production Design

Bridge of Spies

The Danish Girl

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Prediction: The Revenant

Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

 

Best Costume Design

Carol

Cinderella

The Danish Girl

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Prediction: The Revenant

Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

 

Best Original Score

Bridge of Spies

Carol

The Hateful Eight

Sicario

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Prediction: The Hateful Eight

Winner: The Hateful Eight

 

Best Original Song

“Earned It,” 50 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

Prediction: “Writing’s on the Wall,” Spectre

Winner: “Writing’s on the Wall,” Spectre

 

Best Visual Effects

Ex Machina

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Prediction: The Revenant

Winner: Ex Machina

 

Best Makeup & Hairstyling

Mad Max: Fury Road

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared

The Revenant

Prediction: The Revenant

Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

 

Best Sound Mixing

Bridge of Spies

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Prediction: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

 

Best Sound Editing

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Sicario

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Prediction: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

I was 11/19 with my predictions. Not great but not bad for my first time. At least I got most of the big categories right. Let’s do better next year!

 

 

 

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