The 88th Annual Academy Awards are almost here, and this morning, the Oscar nominations were formally announced. To be aired in February, the nominations are mostly dominated by white actors -- literally.
Best Picture: The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Room, Spotlight
Best Director: Adam McKay, The Big Short; George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road; Alejandro G. Inarritu, The Revenant; Lenny Abrahamson, Room; Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Carol; Brie Larson, Room; Jennifer Lawrence, Joy; Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years; Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
Best Actor: Bryan Cranston, Trumbo; Matt Damon, The Martian; Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant; Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs; Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl