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The 88th Academy Awards show is Feb. 28, 2016. Comedian and actor Chris Rock will host the Oscars. Film critic Cary Darling and Star-Telegram's Rick Press made their predictions for which movies and actors in the top categories would bring home an
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The 88th Academy Awards show is Feb. 28, 2016. Comedian and actor Chris Rock will host the Oscars. Film critic Cary Darling and Star-Telegram's Rick Press made their predictions for which movies and actors in the top categories would bring home an

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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