As we’ve discussed a lot over the last few months, it‘s been an unusually hard to predict Oscar season, and even now, many, many pundits will admit they‘re more in the dark than usual about what will be on the Academy’s shortlist. But hey ,when has that ever stopped us from making bold predictions in the past? Below are our best predictions for what will be nominated in 21 Oscar categories (everything except the shorts). Prepare yourselves for the Thursday morning announcement accordingly, and don‘t be too mad at us if we got everything wrong: it‘s been a weird season!
It’s not even remotely clear which movie will win, but you can be reasonably confident that Spotlight, The Big Short, The Revenant, and Carol will get nominations in the top category. The rest of these movies are pretty good bets, too, at least until you get to Mad Max and Straight Outta Compton, wh...
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