2016 Acadamy Awards Perdictions

Oscars s  2016Alright, it’s Oscar nomination day, half an hour before they’re revealed. To hold me to my word, here are my predictions for all feature film categories. Count the first five. The rest are alternates.

Lane J Lubell


The Martian
The Revenant
The Big Short
Mad Max: Fury Road
Bridge of Spies
Straight Outta Compton
Inside Out
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Ex Machina
Son of Saul
Steve Jobs
The Hateful Eight
Beasts of No Nation

Ridley Scott – The Martian
Alejandro Gonzalez Iñuritu – The Revenant
George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road
Adam McKay – The Big Short
Tom McCarthy – Spotlight
Todd Haynes – Carol
László Nemes – Son of Saul
Stephen Spielberg – Bridge of Spies
Lenny Abrahamson – Room
David O. Russell – Joy
Alex Garland – Ex Machina
J.J.Abrahms – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Ryan Coogler – Creed
Cary Fukunaka – Beasts of No Nation
F. Gary Grey – Straight Outta

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant
Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Gir
Bryan Cranston – Trumbo
Matt Damon – The Martian
Johnny Depp – Black Mass
Will Smith – Concussion
Steve Carell – The Big Short
Michael B. Jordan – Creed
Michael Caine – Youth
Tom Hanks – Bridge of Spies
Ian McKellan – Mr. Holmes

Brie Larson – Room
Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn
Jennifer Lawrence – Joy
Cate Blanchett – Carol
Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years
Alicia Vikander – the Danish Girl
Carol – Rooney Mara
Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road
Sarah Silverman- I Smile Back
Lily Tomlin – Grandma
Carrie Mulligan – Suffragette
Emily Blunt – Sicario
Helen Mirren – Woman in Gold
Maggie Smith – The Lady in the Van

Actor in a Supporting Role:
Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies
Sylvester Stallone – Creed.
Idris Elba – Beasts of No Nation
Christian Bale – The Big Short
Michael Shannon – 99 Holmes
Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight
Jacob Tremblay – Room
Paul Dano – Love & Mercy
Benicio del Toro – Sicario
Michael Keaton – Spotlight
Tom Hardy – The Revenant
Harrison Ford – Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Kurt Russell – The Hateful Eight
Walter Goggins – The Hateful Eight
Oscar Isaac – Ex Machina

Actress in a Supporting Role:
Rooney Mara – Carol
Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs
Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight
Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl
Helen Mirren – Trumbo
Rachel McAdams – Spotlight
Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina
Jane Fonda – Youth
Kristen Stewart – Clouds of Sils Maria (dream)
Elizabeth Banks – Love and Mercy
Julie Walters – Brooklyn

Original Screenplay:
Spotlight – Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer
Inside Out – Screenplay by Josh Cooley, Pete Doctor, and Meg Laufve; Story by Pete Doctor & Ronnie del Carmen
The Hateful Eight – Quentin Tarantino
Bridge of Spies – Matt Charman and The Coen Brothers
Ex Machina – Alex Garland
Trainwreck – Amy Schumer
Straight Outta Compton – screenplay by Andrea Berloff and Jonathan Herman; Story by Andrea Berloff, S. Lea Savidge, and Alan Wenkis
Sicario – Taylor Sheridon
Joy – screenplay by David O. Russell; Story by Annie Mumolo & David O. Russell
Youth – Paolo Sorrentino
Love & Mercy – Michael Alan Lerner & Oren Moverman
Clouds of Sils Maria – Oliver Assayas
Son of Saul – László Nemes and Clara Royer
Spy – Paul Feig
Suffragette – Abi Morgan
Mistress America – Noah Baumbach & Greta Gerwig

Adapted Screenplay:
The Big Short – Adam McKay & Charles Randolph
Steve Jobs – Aaron Sorkin
Room – Emma Donahue
Brooklyn – Nick Hornby
The Martian – Drew Goddard
Carol – Phyllis Nagy
Anomalisa – Charlie Kaufman
Trumbo – Jon McNamara
The Revenant – Alejandro G. Iñuritu & Matt L. Smith
The Danish Girl – Lucinda Coxon
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl – Jesse Andrews
Beasts of No Nation – Cary Fuganaka
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – J.J. Abrams & Lawrence Kasden and Michael Ardnt
Mad Max: Fury Road – Nico Lanthouris, Brendan McCarthy, and George McCarthy
Cinderella – Chris Weitz

Emmanuel Lubezki – The Revenant
Edward Lachman – Carol
John Seale – Mad Max: Fury Road
Roger Deakins – Sicario
Robert Richardson – The Hateful Eight
Janusz Kaminski – Bridge of Spies
Dariusz Wolski – The Martian
Son of Saul
Barry Ackroyd – The Big Short
Yves Belanger – Brooklyn
Dariusz Wolski – The Walk

Mad Max: Fury Road – Margaret Sixel
The Revenant – Stephen Mirione
The Martian – Pietro Scalia
The Big Short – Hank Corwin
Sicario – Joe Walker
Spotlight – Tom McArdle
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Maryann Brendon and Mary Jo Marley
Steve Jobs – Elliot Graham and
Bridge of Spies – Michael Kahn
Beasts of No Nation – Pete Beaudreau & Mikkel E. G. Nielsen
Joy – Adam Baumgarten, Jay Cassidy, Tom Cross, and Christopher Tellefson
Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation – Christopher Hamilton
Ant-Man – Dan Lebenthal & Colby Parker Jr.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl – David Trachtenberg

Best Costume Design:
Cinderella – Sandy Powell
Carol – Sandy Powell
Brooklyn – Odile Dicks-Mireaux
The Danish Girl – Paco Delgado
Crimson Peak – Kate Hawley
Mad Max: Fury Road – Jenny Beaven
The Revenant- Jaqueline West
The Hateful Eight – Courtney Hoffman
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Michael Kaplan
Bridge of Spies – Kasia Wallicka- Maimone
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 – Kurt & Bart

Production Design:
Mad Max: Fury Road
Bridge of Spies
The Danish Girl
The Martian
Crimson Peak
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Revenant
Inside Out
Ex Machina
The Hateful Eight
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Hair & Make-Up:
Mad Max: Fury Road
Black Mass
The Revenant
The Danish Girl
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
100 Year old man
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
The Martian

Best Score:
The Hateful Eight- Ennio Morricone
Star Wars: The Force Awakens- John Williams
Carol – Carter Burwell
Inside Out – Michael Giacchino
Bridge of Spies – Thomas Newman
The Danish Girl – Alexandre Desplat
Steve Jobs – Daniel Pemberton
Mad Max: Fury Road – Tom Holkenborg/Junkie XL
Spotlight – Howard Shore
Sicario – Johan Johannson
The Good Dinosaur – Jeff & Mychael Danna
Room – Stephen Rennicks
Anomalisa – Carter Burwell
The Big Short – Nicholas Brittell

Best Song:
Furious 7 – See You Again – Written by Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Wiz Khalifa, & Charlie Puth
Spectre – Writings on the Wall – Sam Smith & James Napier
Youth – Simple Song #3 – David Lang
The Hunting Ground – ‘Til It Happens to You – Lady Gaga & Dianne Warren
Fifty Shades of Grey – Love Me Like You Do – Safab Kotecha, Max Martin, Ali Payami, & Ilya Salmanzadeh
Shaun the Sheep Movie – Feels Like Summer – Ilan Eshkeri, Nick Hodgeson, & Tim Wheeler
Creed – Waiting For My Moment – Ryan Coogler, Donald Glover, Ludwig Gorensson, & Vince Staples
Anomolisa – None of Them Are You – Charlie Kaufman & Carter Burwell

Visual Effects:
Mad Max: Fury Road
Star Wars
The Martian
Jurassic World
The Walk
The Revenant
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Ex Machina

The Look of Silence
Going Clear
The Hunting Ground
He Named Me Malala
Cartel Land
Listen to Me Marlon
The Best of Enemies
The Heart of the Dog
What Happened, Miss Simone?

Best Animated Movie:
Inside Out
The Good Dinosaur
Shaun the Sheep Movie
The Peanuts Movie
When Marnie Was There
Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet
Not Home

Foreign Film:
Son of Saul
Labyrinth of Lies
The Brand New Testament
A War

Sound Mixing:
Mad Max: Fury Road
Star Wars
The Martian
The Revenant
Straight Outta Compton
Jurassic World
Inside Out
Furious 7
Bridge of Spies

Sound Editing:
Mad Max: Fury Road
Star Wars
The Martian
The Revenant
Inside Out
Bridge of Spies
Jurassic World
Furious 7

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