The five nominees at this year's Academy Awards were Leonardo DiCaprio for "The Revenant," Matt Damon for "The Martian," Bryan Cranston for "Trumbo," Eddie Redmayne for "The Danish Girl," and Michael Fassbender for "Steve Jobs." DiCaprio was the lead frontrunner, but Damon and Cranston were the favorites for an upset.
Leonardo Dicaprio won for his portrayal of Hugh Glass in the historical drama "The Revenant." This is his first Oscar win, but the world has been rooting for him to win ever since his first nomination in 1993. He also took home the Best Actor in a Drama award at the Golden Globes and Best Actor at the SAG Awards.
While exploring the uncharted wilderness in 1823, frontiersman Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) sustains life-threatening injuries from a brutal bear attack. When a member (Tom Hardy) of his hunting team kills his young son (Forrest Goodluck) and leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back to civilization. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, the legendary fur trapper treks through the snowy terrain to track down the man who betrayed him. Read More