Written by Sara Bordon, January 15, 2016

The People’s Choice Awards and Golden Globes got award season off to a thriving start with gowns and gossip aplenty.

And now, the nominations for the biggest and best event of the season are out and it’s looking set to be one hell of an Academy Awards.

We’ve got Cate Blanchett representing the Aussies and some of our faves like Leo (swoon) and JLaw (go girl!) nominated for the top gongs.

Get the lowdown on the nominations here:

BEST PICTURE

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

 

BEST ACTOR

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

 

BEST ACTRESS

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

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

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

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

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

 

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Adam McKay – The Big Short 
  • George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Alejandro G. Iñárritu – The Revenant
  • Lenny Abrahamson – Room
  • Tom McCarthy – Spotlight

 

BEST 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

 

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