My 2016 Oscar Nomination Predictions

Best Picture

Beasts of No NationThe Big ShortBridge of SpiesBrooklynCarol

Mad Max: Fury RoadThe MartianThe RevenantRoomSpotlight

Beasts of No Nation              

The Big Short

Bridge of Spies



Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant



Alternate: Straight Outta Compton

Best Actor

Bryan CranstonMatt DamonLeonardo DiCaprioMichael FassbenderEddie Redmayne

Bryan Cranston for Trumbo

Matt Damon for The Martian

Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant

Michael Fassbender for Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne for The Danish Girl

Alternate: Johnny Depp for Black Mass

Best Actress

Saoirse Ronan for Brooklyn

Best Supporting Actor

Christian BaleIdris ElbaMark RylanceMichael ShannonSylvester Stallone

Christian Bale for The Big Short

Idris Elba for Beasts of No Nation

Alternate: Mark Ruffalo for Spotlight

Best Director

Alejandro González IñárrituTom McCarthyAdam McKayGeorge MillerRidley Scott

Alternate: Todd Haynes for Carol

Best Original Screenplay

Bridge of SpiesEx MachinaThe Hateful EightInside OutSpotlight

Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen for Bridge of Spies

Quentin Tarantino for The Hateful Eight

Best Adapted Screenplay

Inside Out

The Peanuts Movie

Alternate: Minions

Best Foreign Language Film

MustangSaul fiaTheeb

Son of Saul (Hungary)

Mustang (France)

Theeb (Jordan)

Viva (Ireland)

A War (Denmark) 

Alternate: Labyrinth Of Lies (Germany)

Best Song

Fifty Shades of GreyFurious SevenSpectreYouth

“Love Me Like You Do ” or “Earned It” from Fifty Shades of Grey

“See You Again” from Furious Seven

“Writing’s on the Wall” from Spectre

“Til It Happens To You” from The Hunting Ground

“Simple Song #3” from Youth

Alternate: “The Light That Never Fails” from Meru


About Terry Gale

I am Brand Story Director with the MarkBrand Group where I play a key role in the development of the Group's brand learning and coaching programs. I also have an extensive background in human resources and communications, including employer branding. I am an experienced presenter and speaker, as well as a writer and director in film and theatre.

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