Oscars 2016: Editor’s Predictions

By Liam Heffernan

There’s a point at which you have to stop agonising over Oscar predictions, draw a line in the sand and say “this is it. This is what I’m going with”. That moment has come, and after last year’s debacle, ignoring instinct to mistakenly predict Boyhood for the major categories, I have some serious making up to do.

Check out my predictions below, and tell me what you agree and don’t agree with.

Oscars 2016: Editor’s Predictions

Best Picture
The Revenant

Best Director
Alejandro G. Inarritu, The Revenant

Best Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Best Actress
Brie Larson, Room

Best Supporting Actor
Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Supporting Actress
Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Original Screenplay

Adapted Screenplay
The Big Short

The Revenant

Costume Design
Mad Max: Fury Road

Film Editing
Mad Max: Fury Road

Make Up & Hair Styling
Mad Max: Fury Road

Production Design
Mad Max: Fury Road

The Hateful Eight

Til It Happens to You from The Hunting Ground

Sound Editing
Mad Max: Fury Road

Sound Mixing
Mad Max: Fury Road

Visual Effects
Mad Max: Fury Road

Animated Feature
Inside Out

Documentary Feature

Foreign Language Film
Son of Saul

Animated Short
Sanjay’s Super Team

Documentary Short
Body Team 12

Live Action Short
Ave Maria


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