Nominees in main Oscars categories
AFP, , Friday 26 Feb 2016

Here are the nominees in the main categories for the 88th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood:

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

Best director:
Adam McKay, "The Big Short"
George Miller, "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "The Revenant"
Lenny Abrahamson, "Room"
Tom McCarthy, "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 foreign language film:
"Embrace of the Serpent" (Colombia)
"Mustang" (France)
"Son of Saul" (Hungary)
"Theeb" (Jordan)
"A War" (Denmark)

Best animated feature:
"Boy and the World"
"Inside Out"
"Shaun the Sheep Movie"
"When Marnie Was There"

Best documentary feature:
"Cartel Land"
"The Look of Silence"
"What Happened, Miss Simone?"
"Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom"

Best original screenplay:
"Bridge of Spies " - Matt Charman, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
"Ex Machina " - Alex Garland
"Inside Out" - Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley and Ronnie Del Carmen
"Spotlight" - Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy
"Straight Outta Compton" - Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff, S. Leigh Savidge and Alan Wenkus

Best adapted screenplay:
"The Big Short" - Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
"Brooklyn" - Nick Hornby
"Carol" - Phyllis Nagy
"The Martian" - Drew Goddard
"Room" - Emma Donoghue

Best cinematography:
"The Hateful Eight"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Revenant"

Best original score:
Thomas Newman, "Bridge of Spies"
Carter Burwell, "Carol"
Ennio Morricone, "The Hateful Eight"
Johann Johannsson, "Sicario"
John Williams, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Best original song:
"Earned It" from "Fifty Shades of Grey"
"Manta Ray" from "Racing Extinction"
"Simple Song #3" from "Youth"
"Til It Happens To You" from "The Hunting Ground"
"Writing's On The Wall" from "Spectre"

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

Number of nominations for films with two or more nods:

"The Revenant" - 12
"Mad Max: Fury Road" - 10
"The Martian" - 7
"Bridge of Spies" - 6
"Carol" - 6
"Spotlight" - 6
"The Big Short" - 5
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - 5
"The Danish Girl" - 4
"Room" - 4
"Brooklyn" - 3
"The Hateful Eight" - 3
"Sicario" - 3
"Ex Machina" - 2
"Inside Out" - 2
"Steve Jobs" - 2

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