Oscar Winners 2016

Last night, Feb. 28, 2016, the 88th Academy Awards Ceremony (commonly known as the Oscars) showcased the best films of 2015. Lots of great movies were nominated such as “Spotlight,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “The Martian,” “The Revenant,” “Steve Jobs,” “Joy,” “Carol,” “Inside Out,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” etc. The winners from last night are:

Best Picture: “Spotlight”

Best Director: “The Revenant,” Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Best Actor: LEONARDO DICAPRIO, “The Revenant” (This is his very first Oscar)

Best Actress: Brie Larson, “Room”

Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”

Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”

Best Adapted Screenplay: “The Big Short,” Charles Randolph and Adam McKay

Best Original Screenplay: “Spotlight,” Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy

Best Cinematography: “The Revenant,” Emmanuel Lubezki

Best Production Design: “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Colin Gibson and Lisa

Thompson (set decoration)

Best Film Editing: “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Margaret Sixel

Best Visual Effects: “Ex Machina,” Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark

Ardington and Sara Bennett

Best Costume Design: “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Jenny Beavan

Best Makeup: “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and

Damian Martin

Best Sound Editing: “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Mark Mangini and David White

Best Sound Mixing: “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and

Ben Osmo

Best Score: “The Hateful Eight,” Ennio Morricone

Best Song: “Writing’s on the Wall,” from “Spectre,” Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith

Best Foreign Language Film: “Son of Saul” (Hungary)

Best Animated Feature: “Inside Out”

Best Documentary Feature: “Amy”

Best Animated Short: “Bear Story”

Best Documentary Short: “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”

Best Live Action Short: “Stutterer”


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