Let the games begin! The 88th Academy Awards will be handed out February 28, with Chris Rock hosting for the second time, and now we know who has a shot to win those little naked gold guys. The 2016 Oscar nominations were announced the morning of Thursday, January 14.



Without further ado, here are your nominees (via Deadline):



Best Picture

The Big Short

Bridge Of Spies

Brooklyn

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Room

Spotlight


Best Actor

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo

Matt Damon, The Martian

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl



Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, Carol

Brie Larson, Room

Jennifer Lawrence, Joy

Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years

Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn



Best Supporting Actor

Christian Bale, The Big Short

Tom Hardy, The Revenant

Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight

Mark Rylance, Bridge Of Spies

Sylvester Stallone, Creed



Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight

Rooney Mara, Carol

Rachel McAdams, Spotlight

Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs



Directing

The Big Short, Adam McKay

Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller

The Revenant, Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Room, Lenny Abrahamson

Tom McCarthy, Spotlight



Film Editing

Big Short

Mad Max

The Revenant

Spotlight

Star Wars: The Force Awakens



Foreign Language Film

Embrace Of The Serpent

Mustang

Son Of Saul

A War



Original Score

Bridge of Spies

Carol

The Hateful Eight

Sicario

Star Wars



Production Design

Bridge Of Spies

The Danish Girl

Mad Max

The Martian

The Revenant



Visual Effects

Ex Machina

Mad Max

The Revenant

Star Wars

The Martian



Adapted Screenplay

The Big Short

Brooklyn

Carol

Martian

Room



Original Screenplay

Bridge Of Spies

Alex Garland

Inside Out

Spotlight

Straight Outta Compton



Animated Feature Film

Anomalisa

Boy And The World

Inside Out

Shaun The Sheep Movie

When Marnie Was There



Cinematography

Carol

The Hateful Eight

Mad Mad: Fury Road

The Revenant

Sicario



Costume Design

Carol

Cinderella

The Danish Girl

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant



Documentary Feature

Amy

Cartel Land

The Look of Silence

What Happened, Miss Simone

Winter On Fire: Ukraine



Documentary Short Subject



Body Team 12

Chau, Bbeyond the Lines

Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

Last Day of Freedom



Makeup and Hairstyling

Mad Max

100 Year Old Man

The Revenant



Original Song

Fifty Shades Of Grey, "Earned It"

Racing Extinction, "Manta Ray"

Youth, "Simple Song #3"

The Hunting Ground, "Til It Happens To You"

Spectre, "Writing's On The Wall"


Animated Short Film

Bear Story

Prologue

Sanjay's Super Team

We Can't Live without Cosmos

World of Tomorrow



Live Action Short Film

Ave Maria

Day One

Everything Will Be OK

Shok

Sutter



Sound Editing

Mad Max

The Martian

The Revenant

Sicario

Star Wars: The Force Awakens



Sound Mixing

Bridge Of Spies

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Star Wars: The Force Awakens




Now go ahead and compare these nominees to the Golden Globe Award winners, which were just announced -- although, granted, they have Drama vs. Comedy/Musical categories.



What do you think? Is this Leo's year? His movie, "The Revenant," led the pack with 12 nominations:









Anyone you're especially glad to see nominated, or especially ticked to see missing?



To the "snubbed" or simply overlooked stars, never fear -- Alan Rickman was never nominated for an Oscar either, and he was better than all of you.



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