The Oscar nominations were announced Thursday morning. Here they are, revealing some surprises. 

The Academy Awards will take place this year on February 28. 

BEST PICTURE

"The Big Short" 
"Bridge of Spies"
"Brooklyn"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant" 
"Room" 
"Spotlight"

BEST DIRECTOR

Alejandro González Inarritu, "The Revenant"
Tom McCarthy, "Spotlight"
Adam McKay, "The Big Short" 
George Miller, "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Lenny Abrahamson, "Room"

BEST ACTOR

Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Revenant" 
Eddie Redmayne, "The Danish Girl" 
Matt Damon, "The Martian" 
Michael Fassbender, "Steve Jobs" 
Bryan Cranston, "Trumbo"

BEST ACTRESS

Cate Blanchett, "Carol"
Brie Larson, "Room" 
Jennifer Lawrence, "Joy"
Charlotte Rampling, "45 Years"
Saoirse Ronan, "Brooklyn"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Christian Bale, "The Big Short"
Mark Rylance, "Bridge of Spies"
Tom Hardy, "The Revenant" 
Mark Ruffalo, "Spotlight"
Sylvester Stallone, "Creed"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Jennifer Jason Leigh, "The Hateful Eight"
Kate Winslet, "Steve Jobs"
Rooney Mara, "Carol"
Alicia Vikander, "The Danish Girl" 
Rachel McAdams, "Spotlight"

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, "Spotlight"
Matt Charman, Joel Coen, and Ethan Coen, "Bridge of Spies" 
Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff, S. Leigh Savidge, and Alan Wenkus, "Straight Outta Compton"
Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, and Josh Cooley, "Inside Out"
Alex Garland, "Ex Machina"

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Drew Goddard, "The Martian"
Nick Hornby, "Brooklyn"
Adam McKay and Charles Randolph, "The Big Short"
Phyllis Nagy, "Carol"
Emma Donahue, "Room"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Emmanuel Lubezki, "The Revenant"
Edward Lachman, "Carol"
Roger Deakins, "Sicario"
John Seale, "Mad Max: Fury Road" 
Robert Richardson, "The Hateful Eight"

BEST FILM EDITING

"The Big Short"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Revenant"
"Spotlight"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

"Ex Machina"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

"The Danish Girl" 
"Mad Max: Fury Road" 
"Bridge of Spies"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

"Carol"
"Cinderella"
"The Danish Girl"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Revenant"

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING

"The Revenant"
"The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Ennio Morricone, "The Hateful Eight"
Carter Burwell, "Carol"
John Williams, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" 
Thomas Newman, "Bridge of Spies"
Johann Johannson, "Sicario"

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

"Earned It,” "Fifty Shades of Grey"
“Manta Ray,” "Racing Exinction" 
“Til It Happens to You,” "The Hunting Ground"
“Simple Song #3,” "Youth"
“Writing's On the Wall,” "Spectre"

BEST SOUND EDITING

"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
"The Martian"
"Sicario"
"The Revenant"

BEST SOUND MIXING

"Bridge of Spies"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

"Inside Out"
"Anomalisa" 
"Shaun the Sheep Movie" 
"Boy and the World"
"When Marnie Was There"

BEST DOCUMENTARY

"Amy"
"Cartel Land" 
"The Look of Silence" 
"What Happened, Miss Simone?"
"Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom"

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

"Son of Saul"
"Mustang"
"A War" 
"Embrace of the Serpent"
"Theeb"

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

"Body Team 12"
"Chau, Beyond the Lines"
"Claude Lanzmann: Spctres of Shoah"
"A Girl in the River" 
"Last Day of Freedom"

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT

"Ave Maria"
"Day One"
"Everything Will Be Okay"
"Shok"
"Stutterer"

BEST ANIMATED SHORT

"Bear Story"
"Prologue"
"Sanjay’s Super Team"
"We Can’t Live Without Cosmos"
"World of Tomorrow"