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Oscar ballot: Track the Academy Award winners

Can you predict the winners at Sunday’s Oscars? Here are the nominees for the Academy Awards, airing at 5:30 p.m. on Channel 10 (KXTV). Red-carpet coverage begins at 4 p.m. Make your picks and compare them with those of Bee critic Carla Meyer, highlighted in bold.

BEST PICTURE

  • “The Big Short”
  • “Bridge of Spies”
  • “Brooklyn”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Martian”
  • “The Revenant”
  • “Room”
  • “Spotlight”

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

  • Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”
  • Matt Damon, “The Martian”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”
  • Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”
  • Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

  • Cate Blanchett, “Carol”
  • Brie Larson, “Room”
  • Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”
  • Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years”
  • Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • Christian Bale, “The Big Short”
  • Tom Hardy, “The Revenant”
  • Mark Ruffalo, “Spotlight”
  • Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”
  • Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”
  • Rooney Mara, “Carol”
  • Rachel McAdams, “Spotlight”
  • Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”
  • Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”

DIRECTING

  • Adam McKay, “The Big Short”
  • George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • Alejandro Iñárritu, “The Revenant”
  • Lenny Abrahamson, “Room”
  • Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

  • “Anomalisa”
  • “Boy and the World”
  • “Inside Out”
  • “Shaun the Sheep Movie”
  • “When Marnie Was There”

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)

  • “Amy”
  • “Cartel Land”
  • “The Look of Silence”
  • “What Happened, Miss Simone?”
  • “Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom”

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)

  • “Body Team 12”
  • “Chau, Beyond the Lines”
  • “Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah”
  • “A Girl in the River: “The Price of Forgiveness”
  • “Last Day of Freedom”

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

  • “Embrace of the Serpent”
  • “Mustang”
  • “Son of Saul”
  • “Theeb”
  • “A War”

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)

  • “The Big Short”
  • “Brooklyn”
  • “Carol”
  • “The Martian”
  • “Room”

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)

  • “Bridge of Spies”
  • “Ex Machina”
  • “Inside Out”
  • “Spotlight”
  • “Straight Outta Compton”

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)

  • “Bear Story”
  • “Prologue”
  • “Sanjay’s Super Team”
  • “We Can’t Live Without Cosmos”
  • “World of Tomorrow”

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)

  • “Ave Maria”
  • “Day One”
  • “Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut)”
  • “Shok”
  • “Stutterer”

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared”
  • “The Revenant”

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

  • “Bridge of Spies”
  • “Carol”
  • “The Hateful Eight”
  • “Sicario”
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)

  • “Earned It,” “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”

CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • “Carol”
  • “The Hateful Eight”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Revenant”
  • “Sicario”

COSTUME DESIGN

  • “Carol”
  • “Cinderella”
  • “The Danish Girl”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Revenant”

FILM EDITING

  • “The Big Short”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Revenant”
  • “Spotlight”
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

SOUND MIXING

  • “Bridge of Spies”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Martian”
  • “The Revenant”
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

SOUND EDITING

  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Martian”
  • “The Revenant”
  • “Sicario”
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • “Bridge of Spies”
  • “The Danish Girl”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Martian”
  • “The Revenant”

VISUAL EFFECTS

  • “Ex Machina”
  • “Mad Max: Fury Road”
  • “The Martian”
  • “The Revenant”
  • “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
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