88th Academy Awards Nominations Are Out – See The Nominees’ Reactions! (#Oscars @TheAcademy)

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee announced the 88th Academy Awards nominations today (January 14) atthe Academys Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, CA.

Del Toro and Lee announced the nominees in 11 categories at 5:30 a.m. PT, followed by Boone Isaacs and Krasinski for the remaining 13 categories at 5:38 a.m. PT, at the live news conference attended by more than 400 international media representatives.

What do we love more than the nominees? The nominees’ reactions of course! Check out some of the stars’ tweets below…

The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.


Nominations for the 88th Academy Awards

Performance by an actor in a leading role

  • Bryan Cranstonin Trumbo
  • Matt Damonin The Martian
  • Leonardo DiCaprioin The Revenant
  • Michael Fassbenderin Steve Jobs
  • Eddie Redmaynein The Danish Girl

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

  • Christian Balein The Big Short
  • Tom Hardyin The Revenant
  • Mark Ruffaloin Spotlight
  • Mark Rylancein Bridge of Spies
  • Sylvester Stallonein Creed

Performance by an actress in a leading role

  • Cate Blanchettin Carol
  • Brie Larsonin Room
  • Jennifer Lawrencein Joy
  • Charlotte Ramplingin 45 Years
  • Saoirse Ronanin Brooklyn

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

  • Jennifer Jason Leighin The Hateful Eight
  • Rooney Marain Carol
  • Rachel McAdamsin Spotlight
  • Alicia Vikanderin The Danish Girl
  • Kate Winsletin Steve Jobs

Best animated feature film of the year

  • AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson and Rosa Tran
  • Boy and the WorldAl Abreu
  • Inside OutPete Docter and Jonas Rivera
  • Shaun the Sheep MovieMark Burton and Richard Starzak
  • When Marnie Was ThereHiromasa Yonebayashi and Yoshiaki Nishimura

Achievement in cinematography

  • CarolEd Lachman
  • The Hateful EightRobert Richardson
  • Mad Max: Fury RoadJohn Seale
  • The RevenantEmmanuel Lubezki
  • SicarioRoger Deakins

Achievement in costume design

  • CarolSandy Powell
  • CinderellaSandy Powell
  • The Danish GirlPaco Delgado
  • Mad Max: Fury RoadJenny Beavan
  • The RevenantJacqueline West

Achievement in directing

  • The Big ShortAdam McKay
  • Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  • The RevenantAlejandro G. Irritu
  • RoomLenny Abrahamson
  • SpotlightTom McCarthy

Best documentary feature

  • AmyAsif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees
  • Cartel LandMatthew Heineman and Tom Yellin
  • The Look of SilenceJoshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Srensen
  • What Happened, Miss Simone?Liz Garbus, Amy Hobby and Justin Wilkes
  • Winter on Fire: Ukraines Fight for FreedomEvgeny Afineevsky and Den Tolmor

Best documentary short subject

  • Body Team 12David Darg and Bryn Mooser
  • Chau, beyond the LinesCourtney Marsh and Jerry Franck
  • Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the ShoahAdam Benzine
  • A Girl in the River: The Price of ForgivenessSharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
  • Last Day of FreedomDee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman

Achievement in film editing

  • The Big ShortHank Corwin
  • Mad Max: Fury RoadMargaret Sixel
  • The RevenantStephen Mirrione
  • SpotlightTom McArdle
  • Star Wars: The Force AwakensMaryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey

Best foreign language film of the year

  • Embrace of the SerpentColombia
  • MustangFrance
  • Son of SaulHungary
  • TheebJordan
  • A WarDenmark

Achievement in makeup and hairstyling

  • Mad Max: Fury RoadLesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin
  • The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and DisappearedLove Larson and Eva von Bahr
  • The RevenantSin Grigg, Duncan Jarman and Robert Pandini

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)

  • Bridge of SpiesThomas Newman
  • CarolCarter Burwell
  • The Hateful EightEnnio Morricone
  • SicarioJhann Jhannsson
  • Star Wars: The Force AwakensJohn Williams

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

  • Earned Itfrom Fifty Shades of Grey
    Music and Lyric by Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Jason Daheala Quenneville and Stephan Moccio
  • Manta Rayfrom Racing Extinction
    Music by J. Ralph and Lyric by Antony Hegarty
  • Simple Song #3from Youth
    Music and Lyric by David Lang
  • Til It Happens To Youfrom The Hunting Ground
    Music and Lyric by Diane Warren and Lady Gaga
  • Writings On The Wallfrom Spectre
    Music and Lyric by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith

Best motion picture of the year

  • The Big ShortBrad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, Producers
  • Bridge of SpiesSteven Spielberg, Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers
  • BrooklynFinola Dwyer and Amanda Posey, Producers
  • Mad Max: Fury RoadDoug Mitchell and George Miller, Producers
  • The MartianSimon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer and Mark Huffam, Producers
  • The RevenantArnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Alejandro G. Irritu, Mary Parent and Keith Redmon, Producers
  • RoomEd Guiney, Producer
  • SpotlightMichael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin and Blye Pagon Faust, Producers

Achievement in production design

  • Bridge of SpiesProduction Design: Adam Stockhausen; Set Decoration: Rena DeAngelo and Bernhard Henrich
  • The Danish GirlProduction Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Michael Standish
  • Mad Max: Fury RoadProduction Design: Colin Gibson; Set Decoration: Lisa Thompson
  • The MartianProduction Design: Arthur Max; Set Decoration: Celia Bobak
  • The RevenantProduction Design: Jack Fisk; Set Decoration: Hamish Purdy

Best animated short film

  • Bear StoryGabriel Osorio and Pato Escala
  • PrologueRichard Williams and Imogen Sutton
  • Sanjays Super TeamSanjay Patel and Nicole Grindle
  • We Cant Live without CosmosKonstantin Bronzit
  • World of TomorrowDon Hertzfeldt

Best live action short film

  • Ave MariaBasil Khalil and Eric Dupont
  • Day OneHenry Hughes
  • Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut)Patrick Vollrath
  • ShokJamie Donoughue
  • StuttererBenjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage

Achievement in sound editing

  • Mad Max: Fury RoadMark Mangini and David White
  • The MartianOliver Tarney
  • The RevenantMartin Hernandez and Lon Bender
  • SicarioAlan Robert Murray
  • Star Wars: The Force AwakensMatthew Wood and David Acord

Achievement in sound mixing

  • Bridge of SpiesAndy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Drew Kunin
  • Mad Max: Fury RoadChris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo
  • The MartianPaul Massey, Mark Taylor and Mac Ruth
  • The RevenantJon Taylor, Frank A. Montao, Randy Thom and Chris Duesterdiek
  • Star Wars: The Force AwakensAndy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson

Achievement in visual effects

  • Ex MachinaAndrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett
  • Mad Max: Fury RoadAndrew Jackson, Tom Wood, Dan Oliver and Andy Williams
  • The MartianRichard Stammers, Anders Langlands, Chris Lawrence and Steven Warner
  • The RevenantRich McBride, Matthew Shumway, Jason Smith and Cameron Waldbauer
  • Star Wars: The Force AwakensRoger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Chris Corbould

Adapted screenplay

  • The Big ShortScreenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
  • BrooklynScreenplay by Nick Hornby
  • CarolScreenplay by Phyllis Nagy
  • The MartianScreenplay by Drew Goddard
  • RoomScreenplay by Emma Donoghue

Original screenplay

  • Bridge of SpiesWritten by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
  • Ex MachinaWritten by Alex Garland
  • Inside OutScreenplay by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley; Original story by Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen
  • SpotlightWritten by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy
  • Straight Outta ComptonScreenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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