These Are the 88th Academy Awards Nominees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has officially announced the nominees for the 88th Academy Awards ahead of next month’s event. As expected, The Revenant leads the way with 12 nominations — including those for Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actor — and is up against Spotlight, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Big Short and Room for Best Picture. A full list of nominees appears below while the 88th Academy Awards are set to be hosted by Chris Rock and held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on February 28.

88th Academy Awards Nominees:
Best Picture
The Revenant
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Big Short

Best Director
Alejandro González Iñárritu (The Revenant)
Tom McCarthy (Spotlight)
George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road)
Adam McKay (The Big Short)
Lenny Abrahamson (Room)

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

Best Actress
Cate Blanchett (Carol)
Brie Larson (Room)
Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn)
Jennifer Lawrence (Joy)
Charlotte Rampling (45 Years)

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale (The Big Short)
Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight)
Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)
Sylvester Stallone (Creed)
Tom Hardy (The Revenant)

Best Supporting Actress
Rooney Mara (Carol)
Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)
Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight)
Rachel McAdams (Spotlight)
Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl)

Best Original Screenplay
Ex Machina
Inside Out
Bridge of Spies
Straight Outta Compton

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Big Short
The Martian

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