Oscar 2016: 88th Academy Awards Best Actor and Actress

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Oscar 2016: 88th Academy Awards Best Actor and Actress

At the 88th Academy Awards, “Spotlight,” the film about the Boston Globe’s investigation into priest abuse, won for best picture. Leonardo DiCaprio, heavily favored to win for lead actor, was not disappointed in his fifth chance to take home an Oscar for acting. His director, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, had just gotten his second directing win in a row for “The Revenant.” The film came into the night with the most nominations at 12 and won three

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Oscar 2016: 88th Academy Awards All Coverage

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The Academy Awards (commonly referred as Oscars) were presented in twenty four categories.

They are Best Picture: Spotlight.

Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant).

Best Actress: Brie Larson (Room).

Best Supporting Actor:————– Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)

Best Supporting Actress: ————– Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl)

Best Director: ————– Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant).

Best Original Screenplay: ————– Tom McCarthy (Spotlight).

Best Adapted Screenplay: ————– Adam McKay (The Big Short).

Best Original Song: ————– Writing’s on the Wall (Spectre).

Best Original Score: ————– The Hateful Eight (Ennio Morricone).

Best Production Design: ————– Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Editing: ————– Margaret Sixel (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Cinematography: ————– Emmanuel Lubezki (The Revenant).

Best Sound Editing: ————– Mark A. Mangini and David White (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Sound Mixing: ————– Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Foreign Language Film: ————– Son of Saul (Hungary).

Best Documentary Feature:

Best Live Action Short Film:

Best Visual Effects: ————– Mark Williams Ardington, Sara Bennett, Paul Norris and Andrew Whitehurst (Ex Machina).

Best Animated Feature Film: ————– Inside Out.

Best Animated Short Film: ————– Bear Story.

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: ————– Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Costume Design: ————– Jenny Beavan (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Most awards: ————– Mad Max: Fury Road (6 Awards) followed by The Revenant (3) and Spotlight (2).

Most nominations in 88th Academy Awards: The Revenant (12), Mad Max: Fury Road (10) and The Martian (7). Fact: For the second consecutive year, film directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu received the most nominations.

Modified: March 10, 2016 at 10:43 am

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