Oscar Picks 2016, in About 2 Minutes

Putting them down here, so I can’t claim to have been right if I was wrong.

Best Actor: Leo DiCaprio. Overdue and deserved.

Best Actress: Saoirse Ronan. Looking for an upset over Brie Larson here.

Best Picture: The Revenant. I’d like to see Spotlight win, but I think the momentum of Leo and director will pull this overlong, over-somber film along.

Best Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu.

Supporting Actor: Sly Stallone, because it’s an uplifting story. The others were all good, too. Especially liked Mark Rylance in Bridge of Spies.

Supporting Actress: Rooney Mara. She was wonderful in Carol.

Animated Feature: Inside Out. The return of Pixar.

Cinematography: The Revenant.

Costume Design: Mad Max.

Documentary: Amy.

Film Editing: Mad Max.

Foreign Language: Mustang. No idea, trusting others here.

Original Score: Carol.

Original Song: Till It Happens to You.

Production Design: Mad Max.

Sound: The Revenant.

Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short.

Original Screenplay: Spotlight, with Inside Out close behind.


2 thoughts on “Oscar Picks 2016, in About 2 Minutes

  1. It could be either the Revenant, Spotlight, or the Big Short for Best Picture. That’s really the only thing up in the air. Everything else? Not so much.

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