2016 Oscar Nominees announced

The nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced earlier this morning.

The Revenant received the most nominations with 12, including ones for Best Picture, Best Director (Alejandro G. Iñárritu), Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio), and Best Supporting Actor (Tom Hardy).

Mad Max: Fury Road pulled 10 nominations this year, including Best Cinematograpy, Best Costume Design, and a Best Director nomination for George Miller.

Among those who received their first nominations in their respective careers include a Best Director nomination for Adam Mckay for his work on The Big Short, and a Best Actress nomination for Brie Larson for her performance in Room.

Sylvester Stallone, fresh off his recent win at the Golden Globes, is nominated for a Best Supporting Actor for reprising his Rocky Balboa character in Creed.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the biggest movie in the world right now, only has 5 nominations, including ones for Original Score and Editing.

The complete this can be found here.

The Oscars will air Sunday, Feburary 28th, with Chris Rock hosting.


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