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The Oscars 2016: The Winners And The Losers

by Emmy Griffiths Published on 29 February 2016

The Oscars took place last night, and not only was it a glittering event filled with A-listers in their finest finery, it was also the night we bid goodbye to the 'Leo can't win an Oscar meme' that has brought us all untold joy in the last couple of years. So who, besides Leo, took home a golden fella last night? Check out our list of the winners and the losers...

It was a particularly excellent evening for Mad Max: Fury Road, who (probably) rejoiced in Valhalla after winning an amazing SIX Oscars last night out of it's 10 nominations. The Revenant closely followed with a much deserved three wins and 12 nominations, though lost out on the much-coveted Best Film award to the acclaimed Spotlight.

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Alicia Vikander and Brie Larson walked away with Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress respectively, while Mark Rylance won Best Supporting Actor for his role in Bridge of Spies. Of course, Leo FINALLY won an Oscar on his sixth nomination.

Nominees and winners of the Academy Awards 2016:

Best Original Screenplay

SPOTLIGHT - WINNER!
Straight Outta Compton
Bridge of Spies
Ex Machina
Inside Out

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Big Short - WINNER!
The Martian
Room
Brooklyn
Carol

Best Supporting Actress

Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl - WINNER!
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
Rooney Mara, Carol
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Best Costume Design

Carol
Cinderella
The Danish Girl
Mad Max: Fury Road - WINNER!
The Revenant

Best Production Design

Bridge of Spies
The Danish Girl
Mad Max: Fury Road - WINNER!
The Martian
The Revenant

Best Make-up And Hair

Mad Max: Fury Road - WINNER!
The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared
The Revenant

Best Cinematography

Carol
The Hateful Eight
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant - WINNER!
Sicario
The Revenant

Best Editing

The Big Short
Mad Max: Fury Road - WINNER!
The Revenant
Spotlight
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Sound Editing

Mad Max: Fury Road - WINNER!
The Martian
The Revenant
Sicario
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Sound Mixing

Bridge of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road - WINNER!
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Visual Effects

Ex Machina - WINNER!
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Animated Short

Bear Story - WINNER!
Prologue
Sanjay’s Super Team
We Can’t Leave Without Cosmos
World of Tomorrow

Best Animated Film

Anomalisa
Boy and the World
Inside Out - WINNER!
Shaun the Sheep Movie

When Marnie Was There

Best Supporting Actor

Christian Bale, The Big Short
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies - WINNER!
Sylvestor Stallone, Creed

Best Short Documentary

Body Team 12
Chau, beyond the Lines
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
A Girl in the River: The price of forgiveness - WINNER!
Last Day of Freedom

Best Documentary

Amy - WINNER!
Cartel Land
The Look of Silence
What Happened, Miss Simone?
Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom
Best Short Film

Ave Maria
Day One
Everything Will Be Okay
Shok
Stutterer - WINNER!

Best Foreign Language Film

Embrace of the Serpent
Mustang
Son of Saul - WINNER!
Theeb
A War​

Best Original Score

Thomas Newman, Bridge of Spies
Carter Burwell, Carol
Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight - WINNER!
Jóhann Jóhannsson, Sicario
John Williams, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Original Song

Fifty Shades of Grey
Manta Ray, Racing Extinction
Simple Song #3, Youth
Til It Happens To You, The Hunting Ground
Writing's on the Wall, Spectre - WINNER!

Best Director

Adam McKay, The Big Short
George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
Alegando Gonzalex Inarritu, The Revenant - WINNER!
Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Lenny Abrahamson, Room

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, Carol
Brie Larson, Room - WINNER!
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Best Actor

Matt Damon, The Martian
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant - WINNER!
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo

Best Picture

The Martian
The Revenant
Room
Bridge of Spies
Spotlight - WINNER!
The Big Short
Brooklyn
Mad Max: Fury Road

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