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The nominations for the 2016 Academy Awards are being announced tomorrow, so now seems like the perfect time to predict the nominees and the winners from these predictions for the main six categories, I'll place a * next to the nominee which I believe will win, so lets kick it off with Best Picture:

Best Picture

The Revenant * The Big Short Carol Bridge Of Spies Mad Max: Fury Road Spotlight Room The Martian Brooklyn

Best Director

Alejandro G. Innaritu (The Revenant) Ridley Scott (The Martian)* Tom McCarthy (Spotlight) George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road) Steven Spielberg (Bridge Of Spies)

Best Actor

Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs) * Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant) Matt Damon (The Martian) Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl) Bryan Cranston (Trumbo)

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett (Carol) Brie Larson (Room)* Jennifer Lawrence (Joy) Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn) Emily Blunt (Sicario)

Best Supporting Actor

Sylvester Stallone (Creed)* Mark Rylance (Bridge Of Spies) Michael Shannon (99 Homes) Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight) Michael Keaton (Spotlight)

Best Supporting Actress

Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs) Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight) Rooney Mara (Carol)* Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl) Helen Mirren (Trumbo)

Those are my predictions for the main six categories at the Oscars, the nominations come out tomorrow and I'd post a full list of the winners.

Post your predictions in the comments or let me know on Twitter @JamesPorter97 if you think I'm spot on or dead wrong!


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