OSCAR PREDICTIONS

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BEST FILM

The Big Short – Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, and Jeremy Kleiner

Bridge of Spies – Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt, and Kristie Macosko Krieger

Brooklyn – Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey

Mad Max: Fury Road – Doug Mitchell and George Miller

The Martian – Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer, and Mark Huffam

The Revenant – Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mary Parent, and Keith Redmon

Room – Ed Guiney

Spotlight – Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin, and Blye Pagon Faust

10. Youth

WILL WIN: Spotlight

POTENTIAL SPOILER: The Revenant

SHOULD WIN: The Revenant

ROBBED: Steve Jobs, Youth

 

BEST DIRECTOR

Adam McKay – The Big Short

George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road

Alejandro G. Iñárritu – The Revenant

Lenny Abrahamson – Room

Tom McCarthy – Spotlight

09. Mad Max

WILL WIN: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

POTENTIAL SPOILER: George Miller

SHOULD WIN: Either Miller or Iñárritu

ROBBED: Danny Boyle for Steve Jobs, Paolo Sorrentino for Youth and Ridley Scott for The Maritan

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BEST ACTOR

Bryan Cranston – Trumbo as Dalton Trumbo

Matt Damon – The Martian as Mark Watney

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant as Hugh Glass

Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs as Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl as Lili Elbe / Einar Wegener

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WILL WIN: Leonardo di Caprio

POTENTIAL SPOILER: Eddie Redmayne

WHO SHOULD WIN: Michael Fassbender

ROBBED: Abraham Atah (Beasts of No Nation) and Jacom Tramblay (Room)

12. The Revenent

BEST ACTRESS

Cate Blanchett – Carol as Carol Aird

Brie Larson – Room as Joy “Ma” Newsome

Jennifer Lawrence – Joy as Joy Mangano

Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years as Kate Mercer

Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn as Eilis Lacey

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WILL WIN: Brie Larson

POTENTIAL SPOILER: Saoirse Ronan

WHO SHOULD WIN: Charlotte Rampling

ROBBED: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez for Tangerine

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Christian Bale – The Big Short as Michael Burry

Tom Hardy – The Revenant as John Fitzgerald

Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight as Michael Rezendes

Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies as Rudolf Abel

Sylvester Stallone – Creed as Rocky Balboa

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WILL WIN: Mark Rylance

POTENTIAL SPOILER:  Sylvester Stallone or maybe even Tom Hardy

SHOULD WIN: Mark Ruffalo

ROBBED: Idris Elba (Beasts of No Nation) and Michael Keaton (Spotlight)

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight as Daisy Domergue

Rooney Mara – Carol as Therese Belivet

Rachel McAdams – Spotlight as Sacha Pfeiffer

Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl as Gerda Wegener

Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs as Joanna Hoffman

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WILL WIN: Alicia Vikander

POTENTIAL SPOILER: Rooney Mara

SHOULD WIN: Kate Winslett (or Rooney Mara)

ROBBED: Helen Mirren for Trumbo

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BEST ORIGINAL SCRIPT

Bridge of Spies – Matt Charman, Joel Coen, and Ethan Coen

Ex Machina – Alex Garland

Inside Out – Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley, and Ronnie del Carmen

Spotlight – Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer

Straight Outta Compton – Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff, S. Leigh Savidge, and Alan Wenkus

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WILL WIN: Spotlight

POTENTIAL SPOILER: Inside Out

SHOULD WIN: Spotlight

ROBBED: Quentin Tarantino for Hateful Eight

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BEST ADAPTED SCRIPT

The Big Short – Adam McKay and Charles Randolph from The Big Short byMichael Lewis

Brooklyn – Nick Hornby from Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

Carol – Phyllis Nagy from The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

The Martian – Drew Goddard from The Martian by Andy Weir

Room – Emma Donoghue from Room by Emma Donoghue

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WILL WIN: The Big Short

POTENTIAL SPOILER: The Martian

SHOULD WIN: Steve Jobs

ROBBED: Aaron Sorking for Steve Jobs

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BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Anomalisa – Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson, and Rosa Tran

Boy & the World – Alê Abreu

Inside Out – Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera

Shaun the Sheep Movie – Mark Burton and Richard Starzak

When Marnie Was There – Hiromasa Yonebayashi and Yoshiaki Nishimura

8. Anomalisa

WILL WIN: Inside Out

POTENTIAL SPOILER: Anomalisa

SHOULD WIN: Inside Out or Anomalisa

ROBBED: No one

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BEST FOREIGN FILM

Embrace of the Serpent (Colombia) in Spanish – Ciro Guerra

Mustang (France) in Turkish – Deniz Gamze Ergüven

Son of Saul (Hungary) in Hungarian – László Nemes

Theeb (Jordan) in Arabic – Naji Abu Nowar

A War (Denmark) in Danish – Tobias Lindholm

6. Son of Saul

WINNER: Son of Saul

POTENTIAL SPOILER: Mustang

SHOULD WIN: Son of Saul

ROBBED: Taxi Tehran (Iran), Youth (Italy) and The Lobster (Greece)

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BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Amy – Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees

Cartel Land – Matthew Heineman and Tom Yellin

The Look of Silence – Joshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Sørensen

What Happened, Miss Simone? – Liz Garbus, Amy Hobby, and Justin Wilkes

Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom – Evgeny Afineevsky and Den Tolmor

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WINNER: Amy

POTENTIAL SPOILER: Cartel Land

SHOULD WIN: The Look of Silence or Amy

ROBBED: Maybe Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

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