ByKenny Carrillo, writer at Creators.co
Kenny Carrillo

Now that the nominees for the 88th Academy Awards are out, it's time to make our winner predictions. For the most part, everything went out as planned, with a few snubs and surprises here and there.

Below are my final predictions for the Oscars, which are to be held on Sunday, February 28. For each category, I will include the following: Will Win, Potential Spoiler, Should Win, and one who should've been "Nominated in a perfect world"

This year should call for quite the interesting race...

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Best Picture

The Nominees Are...

The Big Short


Bridge of Spies


Brooklyn


Mad Max: Fury Road


The Martian


The Revenant


Room


Spotlight

Will Win: The Big Short

Potential Spoiler: The Revenant

Should Win: Spotlight

Nominated in a perfect world: Carol

Best Director

McKay, Miller, Iñárritu, Abrahamson, McCarthy
McKay, Miller, Iñárritu, Abrahamson, McCarthy

The Nominees Are...

Adam McKay - The Big Short

George Miller - Mad Max: Fury Road

Alejandro González Iñárritu - The Revenant

Lenny Abrahamson - Room

Tom McCarthy - Spotlight

Will Win: Alejando González Iñárritu - The Revenant

Potential Spoiler: George Miller - Mad Max: Fury Road

Should Win: George Miller - Mad Max: Fury Road

Nominated in a perfect world: Todd Haynes - Carol

Best Actor

Cranston, Damon, DiCaprio, Fassbender, Redmayne
Cranston, Damon, DiCaprio, Fassbender, Redmayne

The Nominees Are...

Bryan Cranston - Trumbo

Matt Damon - The Martian

Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant

Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne - The Danish Girl

Will Win: Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant

Potential Spoiler: Bryan Cranston - Trumbo

Should Win: Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant

Best Actress

Blanchett, Larson, Lawrence, Rampling, Ronan
Blanchett, Larson, Lawrence, Rampling, Ronan

The Nominees Are...

Cate Blanchett - Carol

Brie Larson - Room

Jennifer Lawrence - Joy

Charlotte Rampling - 45 Years

Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn

Will Win: Brie Larson - Room

Potential Spoiler: Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn

Should Win: Brie Larson - Room

Nominated in a perfect world: Lily Tomlin - Grandma


Best Supporting Actor

Bale, Hardy, Ruffalo, Rylance, Stallone
Bale, Hardy, Ruffalo, Rylance, Stallone

The Nominees Are...

Christian Bale - The Big Short

Tom Hardy - The Revenant

Mark Ruffalo - Spotlight

Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies

Sylvester Stallone - Creed

Will Win: Sylvester Stallone - Creed

Potential Spoiler: Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies

Should Win: Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies

Nominated in a perfect world: Idris Elba - Beasts of No Nation & Jacob Tremblay - Room

Best Supporting Actress

Leigh, Mara, McAdams, Vikander, Winslet
Leigh, Mara, McAdams, Vikander, Winslet

The Nominees Are...

Jennifer Jason Leigh - The Hateful Eight

Rooney Mara - Carol

Rachel McAdams - Spotlight

Alicia Vikander - The Danish Girl

Kate Winslet - Steve Jobs

Will Win: Alicia Vikander - The Danish Girl

Potential Spoiler: Kate Winslet - Steve Jobs (Titanic reunion?)

Should Win: Rooney Mara - Carol

Nominated in a perfect world (but really, she should have): Kristen Stewart - Clouds of Sils Maria


Best Original Screenplay

The Nominees Are...

Bridge of Spies

Ex Machina

Inside Out

Spotlight

Straight Outta Compton

Will Win: Spotlight

Potential Spoiler: Inside Out

Should Win: Spotlight

Nominated in a perfect world: Trainwreck

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Nominees Are...

The Big Short

Brooklyn

Carol

The Martian

Room

Will Win: The Big Short

Potential Spoiler: Room or The Martian

Should Win: Room


Best Animated Feature Film

The Nominees Are...

Anomalisa

Boy and the World

Inside Out

Shaun the Sheep Movie

When Marnie Was There

Will Win: Inside Out

Potential Spoiler: Anomalisa

Should Win: Inside Out

Best Foreign Language Film

The Nominees Are..

Embrace of the Serpent - Colombia

Mustang - France

Son of Saul - Hungary

Theeb - Jordan

A War - Denmark

Will Win: Son of Saul

Potential Spoiler: Mustang

Should Win: Mustang

Nominated In A Perfect World: Viva - Ireland

Best Documentary Feature

The Nominees Are...

Amy

Cartel Land

The Look of Silence

What Happened, Miss Simone?

Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom

Will Win: Amy

Potential Spoiler: The Look of Silence

Should Win: Amy

Best Animated Short Film

The Nominees Are...

Bear Story

Prologue

Sanjay's Super Team

We Cant Live Without Cosmos

World of Tomorrow

Will Win: World of Tomorrow

Potential Spoiler: Sanjay's Super Team

Should Win: World of Tomorrow

Best Original Score

The Nominees Are...

Bridge of Spies (Thomas Newman)

Carol (Carter Burwell)

The Hateful Eight (Ennio Morricone)

Sicario (Jóhann Jóhannsson)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (John Williams)

Will Win: The Hateful Eight

Potential Spoiler: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Should Win: Carol

Nominated in a perfect world: Inside Out (Michael Giacchino)

Best Original Song

The Nominees Are...

"Earned It" - Fifty Shades of Grey (Belly, Stephan Moccio, Jason Quenneville, The Weeknd)

"Manta Ray" - Racing Extinction (J. Ralph, Antony Hegarty)

"Simple Song #3" - Youth (David Lang)

"Til it Happens to You" - The Hunting Ground (Lady Gaga, Diane Warren)

"Writings on the Wall" - Spectre (Jimmy Napes, Sam Smith)

Will Win: "Til it Happens to You" - The Hunting Ground

Potential Spoiler: Writings on the Wall - Spectre

Should Win: "Til it Happens to You" - The Hunting Ground

Nominated in a perfect world: "See You Again" - Furious 7 (DJ Frank E, Andrew Cedar, Charlie Puth, Wiz Khalifa)


Best Production Design

The Nominees Are...

Bridge of Spies

The Danish Girl

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Will Win: Mad Max: Fury Road

Potential Spoiler: Bridge of Spies or The Revenant

Should Win: Mad Max: Fury Road

Nominated in a perfect world: Carol

Best Costume Design

The Nominees Are...

Carol

Cinderella

The Danish Girl

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Will Win: Carol

Potential Spoiler: Cinderella or Mad Max: Fury Road

Should Win: Carol

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

The Nominees Are...

Mad Max: Fury Road

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

The Revenant

Will Win: Mad Max: Fury Road

Potential Spoiler: The Revenant

Should Win: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Cinematography

The Nominees Are...

Carol

The Hateful Eight

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Sicario

Will Win: The Revenant

Potential Spoiler: Sicario

Should Win: The Revenant

Best Film Editing

The Nominees Are...

The Big Short

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Spotlight

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Will Win: Mad Max: Fury Road

Potential Spoiler: The Big Short

Should Win: The Big Short

Best Sound Editing

The Nominees Are...

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Sicario

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Will Win: Mad Max: Fury Road

Potential Spoiler: The Revenant

Should Win: Mad Max Fury Road

Best Sound Mixing

The Nominees Are

Bridge of Spies

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Will Win: Mad Max: Fury Road

Potential Spoiler: The Revenant

Should Win: Mad Max: Fury Road

Nominated in a perfect world: Straight Outta Compton

Best Visual Effects

The Nominees Are...

Ex Machina

The Revenant

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Will Win: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Could Win: Mad Max: Fury Road

Should Win: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Nominated in a perfect world: The Walk

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