My Oscar 2016 bets

(Predictions made before watching most of the movies)

BEST PICTURE

The Revenant

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Christian Bale, The Big Short

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Cate Blanchett, Carol

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Inside Out

CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Revenant

COSTUME DESIGN

The Danish Girl

DIRECTING

Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Amy

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah

FILM EDITING

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Hungary, Son of Saul

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

Mad Max: Fury Road

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight

ORIGINAL SONG

“Writing’s on the Wall,” Spectre

PRODUCTION DESIGN

The Danish Girl

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)

Sanjay’s Super Team

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)

Day One

SOUND EDITING

Mad Max: Fury Road

SOUND MIXING

Mad Max: Fury Road

VISUAL EFFECTS

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)

Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, The Big Short

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)

Matt Charman, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Bridge of Spies