2016 Clean Cut Oscar Predictions

It’s that time of year. This is actually my first time ever filling out an Oscars prediction but I had fun doing so. I have chosen to skip several categories, such as foreign film and the short film categories, frankly because of my lack of knowledge in these categories. These are my picks this year:

Best Picture

  1. The Big Short
  2. Bridge of Spies
  3. Brooklyn
  4. Mad Max: Fury Road
  5. The Martian
  6. The Revenant
  7. Room
  8. Spotlight

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  1. Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
  2. Matt Damon, The Martian
  3. Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
  4. Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
  5. Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  1. Cate Blanchett, Carol
  2. Brie Larson, Room
  3. Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
  4. Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years
  5. Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  1. Christian Bale, The Big Short
  2. Tom Hardy, The Revenant
  3. Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight
  4. Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
  5. Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  1. Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
  2. Rooney Mara, Carol
  3. Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
  4. Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
  5. Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Best Animated Feature Film

  1. Anomalisa
  2. Boy and the World
  3. Inside Out
  4. Shaun the Sheep Movie
  5. When Marnie Was There

Cinematography 

  1. Carol
  2. The Hateful Eight
  3. Mad Max: Fury Road
  4. The Revenant
  5. Sicario

Costume Design

  1. Carol
  2. Cinderella
  3. The Danish Girl
  4. Mad Max: Fury Road
  5. The Revenant

Directing

  1. The Big Short
  2. Mad Max: Fury Road
  3. The Revenant
  4. Room
  5. Spotlight

Film Editing

  1. The Big Short
  2. Mad Max: Fury Road
  3. The Revenant
  4. Spotlight
  5. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Makeup and Hairstyling

  1. Mad Max: Fury Road
  2. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared
  3. The Revenant

Music (Original Score)

  1. Bridge of Spies
  2. Carol
  3. The Hateful Eight
  4. Sicario
  5. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Music (Original Song)

  1. “Earned It,” Fifty Shades of Grey 
  2. “Manta Ray,” Racing Extinction
  3. “Simple Song #3,” Youth
  4. “Til It Happens To You,” The Hunting Ground
  5. “Writing’s On The Wall,” Spectre

Production Design

  1. Bridge of Spies
  2. The Danish Girl
  3. Mad Max: Fury Road
  4. The Martian
  5. The Revenant

Sound Editing

  1. Mad Max: Fury Road
  2. The Martian
  3. The Revenant
  4. Sicario
  5. Star Wars: The Force Awakens 

Sound Mixing

  1. Bridge of Spies
  2. Mad Max: Fury Road
  3. The Martian
  4. The Revenant
  5. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Visual Effects

  1. Ex Machina
  2. Mad Max: Fury Road
  3. The Martian
  4. The Revenant
  5. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

  1. The Big Short
  2. Brooklyn
  3. Carol
  4. The Martian
  5. Room

Writing (Original Screenplay)

  1. Bridge of Spies
  2. Ex Machina
  3. Inside Out
  4. Spotlight
  5. Straight Outta Compton

Final Tally of Winners (wins/nominations)

5/10 – Mad Max: Fury Road

5/12 – The Revenant

2/5 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

2/6 – Spotlight

1/6 – Bridge of Spies

1/4 – Room

1/5 – The Big Short

1/3 – The Hateful Eight

1/2 – Inside Out

1/1 – Fifty Shades of Grey

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