ByAnthony Giogaia, writer at Creators.co
Anthony Giogaia

The Oscars is the most commemorated award ceremony in the history of films. Some years are considerable; some are disagreeable. In the end, we all just appreciate the incredible movies we that are being made today. This is a list of films--in my opinion--that should likely get nominated for an Oscar in 2016.

BEST MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR:

The Revenant
The Revenant
  • Spotlight

  • The Revenant

  • The Martian

  • The Hateful Eight

  • Room

  • Carol

  • Creed

  • Bridge of Spies


BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE:

The Martian
The Martian
  • Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant
  • Matt Damon - The Martian
  • Johnny Depp - Black Mass
  • Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs
  • Will Smith - Concussion

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:

Creed
Creed
  • Sylvester Stallone - Creed
  • Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies
  • Idris Elba - Beasts of No Nation
  • Tom Hardy - The Revenant
  • Mark Ruffalo - Spotlight

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE:

Joy
Joy
  • Brie Larson - Room
  • Cate Blanchett - Carol
  • Rooney Mara - Carol
  • Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn
  • Jennifer Lawrence - Joy

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:

The Hateful Eight
The Hateful Eight
  • Kate Winslet - Steve Jobs
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh - The Hateful Eight
  • Helen Mirren - Trumbo
  • Rachel McAdams - Spotlight
  • Joan Allen - Room

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING:

The Bridge of Spies
The Bridge of Spies
  • Steven Spielberg - Bridge of Spies
  • Ridley Scott - The Martian
  • Tom McCarthy - Spotlight
  • Alejandro González Iñárritu - The Revenant
  • George Miller - Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST WRITING, ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

Spotlight
Spotlight
  • Quentin Tarantino - The Hateful Eight
  • Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer - Spotlight
  • Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, & Josh Cooley - Inside Out
  • Matt Charman, Joel Coen, & Ethan Coen - The Bridge of Spies
  • Jonathan Herman & Andrea Berloff, Alan Wenkus & Leigh Savidge - Straight Outta Compton

BEST WRITING, ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs
  • Aaron Sorkin - Steve Jobs
  • Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu & Mark L. Smith - The Revenant
  • Drew Goddard - The Martian
  • Ryan Coogler & Aaron Covington - Creed
  • Emma Donoghue - Room

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM OF THE YEAR:

Inside Out
Inside Out
  • Inside Out
  • The Peanuts Movie
  • The Good Dinosaur
  • Shaun The Sheep Movie
  • Anomalisa

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY:

Sicario
Sicario
  • Emmanuel Lubezki - The Revenant
  • Roger Deakins - Sicario
  • John Seale - Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Edward Lachmann - Carol
  • Robert Richardson - The Hateful Eight

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN FILM EDITING:

The Revenant
The Revenant
  • Margaret Sixel - Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Stephen Mirrione - The Revenant
  • Pietro Scalia - The Martian
  • Tom McArdle - Spotlight
  • Fred Raskin - The Hateful Eight

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN:

The Bridge of Spies
The Bridge of Spies
  • The Bridge of Spies
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Carol
  • Brooklyn

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN:

Carol
Carol
  • Carol
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Revenant
  • Cinderella

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC WRITTEN FOR MOTION PICTURES, ORIGINAL SCORE:

John Williams
John Williams
  • John Williams - Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Ennio Morricone - The Hateful Eight
  • Michael Giacchino - Inside Out
  • Thomas Newman - The Bridge of Spies
  • Carter Burwell - Carol

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC WRITTEN FOR MOTION PICTURES, ORIGINAL SONG:

Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding
  • "Love Me Like You Do" - Fifty Shades of Grey
  • "Grip" - Creed
  • "Writing's On The Wall" - Spectre
  • "See You Again" - Furious 7
  • "Simple Song #3" - Youth

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS:

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Jurassic World
  • The Martian
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Revenant

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING:

Black Mass
Black Mass
  • The Revenant
  • Black Mass
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Danish Girl
  • The Hateful Eight

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING:

Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Revenant
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • The Martian
  • Spectre

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING:

The Martian
The Martian
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Hateful Eight
  • The Revenant
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • The Martian

Thank you reading! I hope you are able to comment below your opinions of this list! Here are the number of Oscars these movies received:

  • Spotlight: Nominated for 5 Oscars
  • The Revenant: Nominated for 12 Oscars
  • The Martian: Nominated for 8 Oscars
  • The Hateful Eight: Nominated for 8 Oscars
  • Room: Nominated for 4 Oscars
  • Carol: Nominated for 7 Oscars
  • Creed: Nominated for 4 Oscars
  • The Bridge of Spies: Nominated for 6 Oscars
  • Steve Jobs: Nominated for 3 Oscars
  • Brooklyn: Nominated for 2 Oscars
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Nominated for 6 Oscars




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