#366days366posts – Day 12 – Predicting the Oscar 2016 nominees

It is the awards season in Hollywood. The Golden Globes were concluded the other night and it is time for the Oscar 2016 nominees list to be announced. This will be done on Thursday and before that let me predict who the nominees will be this time. I will compare this list under eight popular categories with the actual results and see how far my predictions have come true. Now, this is going to be fun!

Best Picture

The Martian
Snowden
Carol
The Revenant
Bridge of Spies

Best Director

Steven Spielberg (The Bridge of Spies)
Quentin Tarantino (The Hateful Eight)
Ridley Scott (The Martian)
Oliver Stone (Snowden)
Alejandro Inarritu (The Revenant)

Best Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)
Matt Damon (The Martian)
Samuel L Jackson (The Hateful Eight)
Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl)
Michael Caine (Youth)

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett (Carol)
Jennifer Lawrence (Joy)
Helen Mirren (The Woman in Gold)
Brie Larson (Room)
Maggie Smith (The Lady in the Van)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Tom Hardy (The Revenant)
Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)
Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight)
Benicio del Toro (Sicario)
Seth Rogen (Steve Jobs)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Rooney Mara (Carol)
Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)
Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight)
Rachel McAdams (Spotlight)
Jane Fonda (Youth)

Best Original Screenplay

Quentin Tarantino (The Hateful Eight)
Matt Charman, Joel & Ethan Coen (Bridge of Spies)
Drew Goddard, Andy Weir (The Martian)
Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley (Inside Out)
Paolo Sorrentino (Youth)

Best Visual Effects

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

May the best of the lot be the nominees!

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