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Leonardo DiCaprio’s The Revenant Movie Tops Nomination List for Oscars 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
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Nominations for 88th Annual Academy Awards was announced on Thursday, 14th January, 2016. The Revenant Movie scored 12 nominations for this year’s Oscars for the Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director categories on Thursday, 14 January, 2016.

The 41 – year – old Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, has previously nominated for five Academy Awards and has never won but finally this year he won. ‘The Revenant’ was the big – budget movie against small personal dramas and once again shut actors of color out of the industry’s biggest honors.

Oscars 2016 Leonardo DiCaprio

Oscars 2016 Leonardo DiCaprio

The A-list event will also be broadcast live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide. Here are the nominees for Oscars 2016:

Best Picture

  • The Big Short, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner
  • Bridge of Spies, Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger
  • Brooklyn, Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Doug Mitchell and George Miller
  • The Martian, Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer and Mark Huffam
  • The Revenant, Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mary Parent and Keith Redmon
  • Room, Ed Guiney
  • Spotlight, Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin and Blye Pagon Faust

Best Actor:

  • Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
  • Matt Damon, The Martian
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
  • Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
  • Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

 

 Best Supporting Actor

  • Christian Bale, The Big Short
  • Tom Hardy, The Revenant
  • Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight
  • Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
  • Sylvester Stallone, Creed

 

Best Directing

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

Best Film Editing           

  • The Big Short, Hank Corwin
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Margaret Sixel
  • The Revenant, Stephen Mirrione
  • Spotlight, Tom McArdle
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey

Best Production Design

  • Bridge of Spies, Production Design: Adam Stockhausen; Set Decoration: Rena DeAngelo and Bernhard Henrich
  • The Danish Girl, Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Michael Standish
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Production Design: Colin Gibson; Set Decoration: Lisa Thompson
  • The Martian, Production Design: Arthur Max; Set Decoration: Celia Bobak
  • The Revenant, Production Design: Jack Fisk; Set Decoration: Hamish Purdy

Best Visual Effects

  • Ex Machina, Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Andrew Jackson, Tom Wood, Dan Oliver and Andy Williams
  • The Martian, Richard Stammers, Anders Langlands, Chris Lawrence and Steven Warner
  • The Revenant, Rich McBride, Matthew Shumway, Jason Smith and Cameron Waldbauer
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Chris Corbould

Best Cinematography                     

  • Carol, Ed Lachman
  • The Hateful Eight, Robert Richardson
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, John Seale
  • The Revenant, Emmanuel Lubezki
  • Sicario, Roger Deakins

Best Costume Design

  • Carol, Sandy Powell
  • Cinderella, Sandy Powell
  • The Danish Girl, Paco Delgado
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Jenny Beavan
  • The Revenant, Jacqueline West

Best sound editing

  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Mark Mangini and David White
  • The Martian, Oliver Tarney
  • The Revenant, Martin Hernandez and Lon Bender
  • Sicario, Alan Robert Murray
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Matthew Wood and David Acord

It had emerged last year, that only white actors received the Awards. The Revenant is leading the race for the 2016 Oscars with 12 nominations, with Mad Max: Fury Road who is scoring 10. Eddie Redmayne, hoping to repeat his 2015 success, competes against Leonardo DiCaprio for the best actor award.

Redmayne, who was nominated this year for the transgender pioneer Lilli Elbe in ‘The Danish Girl’, for the performance of Stephen Hawking, the theory of everything won the 2015 Academy Award. The Oscars will be held on Sunday, 28th February, 2016 and it will be at Dolly theatre at Hollywood and at Highland Center.



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