88th oscars excite movie goers

Carl Snyder, Staff Reporter

With the 88th Academy Awards right around the corner, global actors, actresses, directors, effects masters, and many more movie makers are in the race for the holy grail of the movie industry, the Oscar.
The nominees for the best motion picture include The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Room, and Spotlight.
For the award of best actor in a leading role, the nominees are Bryan Cranston, for his role in Trumbo, Matt Damon, for his role in The Martian, Leonardo DiCaprio, for his performance in The Revenant, Michael Fassbender, for his role in Steve Jobs, and Eddie Redmayne, for his performance in The Danish Girl.
The nominees for the best actress in a leading role are Cate Blanchett, for her performance in Carol, Brie Larson, for her role in Room, Jennifer Lawrence, for her performance in Joy, Charlotte Rampling, for her role in 45 Years, and Saoirse Ronan, for her performance in Brooklyn.
For the best actor in a supporting role, the nominees are Christian Bale, for his performance in The Big Short, Tom Hardy, for his performance in The Revenant, Mark Ruffalo, for his performance in Stoplight, Mark Rylance, for his performance in Bridge of Spies, and Sylvester Stallone, for his role in Creed.
For the best actress in a supporting role, the nominees are Jennifer Jason Leigh, for her performance in The Hateful Eight, Rooney Mara, for her role in Carol, Rachel McAdams, for her role in Spotlight, Alicia Vikander, for her performance in The Danish Girl, and Kate Winslet, for her role in Steve Jobs.
For the award for best directing, the nominees are the directors of The Big Short, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Room and Spotlight.
The nominees for the best original screenplay are Bridge of Spies, Ex Machina, Inside Out, Stoplight and Straight Outta Compton.
The nominees for the award of best adapted screenplay are The Big Short, Carol, Brooklyn, The Martian, and Room.
For the award of visual effects, the nominees are Ex Machina, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, The Martian and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
For the award of cinematography, which is the art, process, or job of filming movies, the nominees are Carol, The Hateful Eight, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant and Scario.
Nominees for the best animated movie, Anomalisa, Boy and the World, Inside out, Shaun the Sheep Movie and When Marnie was There.