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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio To Win Academy Awards For First Time?

It appears Leonardo DiCaprio could be landing his first Oscar award as best actor at the Oscars 2016 for the movie The Revenant.
Leonardo DiCaprio on set of The Revenant. Credit: Collider.com
The Titanic star has had four prior nominations but has never won an Academy Award.
The movie The Revenant has 12 nominations at this year’s Oscar and it features Tom Hardy and Will Poulter alongside DiCaprio.

The movie competes with Mad Max: Fury Road which has 10 nominations.
Other actors competing for awards at this year’s Oscar awards include Charlotte Rampling for best actresss, Matt Damon for best actor and Kate Winslet for best supporting actress among others.
See a bit of the nominees list below:
Best Supporting Actress:
Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”
Rooney Mara, “Carol”
Rachel McAdams, “Spotlight”
Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”
Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”
Best Actor:
Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”
Matt Damon, “The Martian”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”
Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”
Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”
Best Supporting Actor:
Christian Bale, “The Big Short”
Tom Hardy, “The Revenant”
Mark Ruffalo, “Spotlight”
Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”
Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”
Best Director:
Adam McKay, “The Big Short”
George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, “The Revenant”
Lenny Abrahamson, “Room”
Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”
Best Animated Feature Film:
“Anomalisa”
“The Boy and the World”
“Inside Out”
“Shaun the Sheep Movie”
“When Marnie Was There”
Best Picture:
“The Big Short”
“Bridge of Spies”
“Brooklyn”
“Mad Max: Fury Road”
“The Martian”
“The Revenant”
“Room”
“Spotlight”
Best Original Screenplay:
“Bridge of Spies”
“Ex Machina”
“Inside Out”
“Spotlight”
“Straight Outta Compton”
Best Sound Mixing:

“Bridge of Spies”
“Mad Max: Fury Road”
“The Martian”
“The Revenant”
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
The 2016 Oscars, which is the 88th edition, will be hosted by Chris Rock. It is billed to hold at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, February 28.