Just days after The Revenant was handed the Golden Globe for Best Picture, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced its nominations for the upcoming 88th annual Academy Awards. It was a big year for science fiction and genre films, with The Martian and Star Wars: The Force Awakens leading many of the categories, and a big year for George Miller and Mad Max: Fury Road.
Life of Pi director Ang Lee, 13 Hours actor John Krasinski and Crimson Peak director Guillermo del Toro delivered the nominations in two separate announcements early Thursday morning.
While most of the nominations seemed pretty obvious, there were a few names and titles that were surprisingly ignored this voting season, including Creed and its star, Michael B. Jordan.
Here are the official nominations for all 24 major categories at this year's Oscars:
Best Picture: The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Room and Spotlight.
Best Actor: Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Matt Damon (The Martian), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant), Michael Fassbender (Macbeth) and Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl).
Best Actress: Cate Blanchett (Carol), Brie Larson (Room), Jennifer Lawrence (Joy), Charlotte Rampling (45 Years) and Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn).
Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale (The Big Short), Tom Hardy (The Revenant), Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight), Sylvester Stallone (Creed) and Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies).
Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight), Rooney Mara (Carol), Rachel McAdams (Spotlight), Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl) and Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs).
Best Director: Adam McKay (The Big Short), George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road), Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant), Lenny Abrahamson (Room) and Tom McCarthy (Spotlight).
Best Original Screenplay: Bridge of Spies, Ex Machina, Inside Out, Spotlight and Straight Outta Compton.
Best Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short, Brooklyn, The Martian, Room and Carol.
Best Foreign Language Film: Embrace of the Serpent, Mustang, Son of Saul, Theeb and A War.
Best Animated Feature: Anomalisa, Boy and the World, Inside Out, Shaun the Sheep Movie and When Marnie Was There.
Best Animated Short: Bear Story, Prologue, Sanjay's Super Team, We Can't Live, Without Cosmos, and World of Tomorrow.
Best Documentary Feature: Amy, Cartel Land, Look of Silence, What Happened, Miss Simone and Ukraine's Fight for Freedom.
Best Documentary Short: Body Team 12, A Girl in the River: Price of Forgiveness and Last Day of Freedom.
Best Live Action Short: Ava Maria, Day One, Everything Will Be Okay, Shok and Stutter.
Best Original Song: "Earned It" (Fifty Shades of Grey), "Simple Song #3" (Youth), "Till It Happens to You" (The Hunting Ground), "Writings on the Wall" (Spectre) and "One Candle" (Raising Extinction).
Best Cinematography: Carol, The Hateful Eight, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant and Sicario.
Sound Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Sicario and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Sound Mixing: Bridge of Spies, Mad Max, The Revenant, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Martian.
Film Editing: The Big Short, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Spotlight and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Production Design: Bride of Spies, The Danish Girl, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian and The Revenant.
Visual Effects: Ex Machina, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Costume Design: Carol, Cinderella, The Danish Girl, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Revenant.
Makeup and Hairstyling: Mad Max: Fury Road, The 100 year old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared and The Revenant.
Best Original Score: Bridge of Spies, Carol, Sicario, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Hateful Eight.