Crossfader’s 2016 Oscars Ballot

For our Oscars predictions, we had the entire Crossfader staff get together and vote on who will take home the Oscar, who should take home the Oscar, and who shouldn’t have even shown up in the first place. 

Best Picture

Who Will Win: THE REVENANT

Who Should Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: THE MARTIAN

Actor in a Leading Role

Who Will Win: Leonardo DiCaprio

Who Should Win: Leonardo DiCaprio

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: Eddie Redmayne

Actress in a Leading Role

Who Will Win: Brie Larson

Who Should Win: Brie Larson

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: Jennifer Lawrence

Actor in a Supporting Role

Who Will Win: Sylvester Stallone

Who Should Win: Tom Hardy

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: Sylvester Stallone

Actress in a Supporting Role

Who Will Win: Alicia Vikander

Who Should Win: Alicia Vikander

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: Jennifer Jason Leigh

Animated Feature Film

Who Will Win: INSIDE OUT

Who Should Win: WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE

Cinematography

Who Will Win: THE REVENANT

Who Should Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: CAROL

Costume Design

Who Will Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Should Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: THE REVENANT

Directing

Who Will Win: THE REVENANT

Who Should Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: THE REVENANT

Documentary (Feature)

Who Will Win: AMY

Who Should Win: THE LOOK OF SILENCE

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE?

Documentary (Short Subject)

Who Will Win: BODY TEAM 12

Who Should Win: A GIRL IN THE RIVER: THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: LAST DAY OF FREEDOM

Film Editing

Who Will Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Should Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

Foreign Language Film

Who Will Win: SON OF SAUL

Who Should Win: SON OF SAUL

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: A WAR

Makeup and Hairstyling

Who Will Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Should Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: THE REVENANT

Music (Original Score)

Who Will Win: THE HATEFUL EIGHT

Who Should Win: THE HATEFUL EIGHT

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: BRIDGE OF SPIES

Music (Original Song)

Who Will Win: “Writing’s On the Wall”

Who Should Win: “Simple Song #3”

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: “Earned It”

Production Design

Who Will Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Should Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: THE DANISH GIRL

Short Film (Animated)

Who Will Win: WORLD OF TOMORROW

Who Should Win: WORLD OF TOMORROW

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: PROLOGUE

Short Film (Live Action)

Who Will Win: AVE MARIA

Who Should Win: AVE MARIA

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: DAY ONE

Sound Editing

Who Will Win: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

Who Should Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: THE REVENANT

Sound Mixing

Who Will Win: THE REVENANT

Who Should Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: BRIDGE OF SPIES

Visual Effects

Who Will Win: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

Who Should Win: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: THE REVENANT

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Who Will Win: THE BIG SHORT

Who Should Win: THE BIG SHORT

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: THE MARTIAN

Writing (Original Screenplay)

Who Will Win: SPOTLIGHT

Who Should Win: EX MACHINA

Who Shouldn’t Be Nominated: BRIDGE OF SPIES

Crossfader Staff

The good people of Crossfader Magazine.

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1 Response

  1. Saxhonda says:

    I am impressed if you actually considered all of the nominees in all of those categories. Nice work crossfader!

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