Here Are Your Oscar Winners

88th Academy Awards start with a much-anticipated Chris Rock opening
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 28, 2016 7:52 PM CST
Here Are Your Oscar Winners
In this Feb. 21, 2015, file photo, an Oscar statue appears outside the Dolby Theatre for the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

Chris Rock kicked off the night with a monologue that, not surprisingly, touched on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and the boycott of the awards by some black actors and directors. "We want opportunity," Rock told the crowd after a funny yet poignant explanation why he chose not to boycott. "We want black actors to get the same opportunities. That's it." Then, onto the awards:

  • Best Original Screenplay: Spotlight
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short
  • Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
  • Best Costume Design: Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Best Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Best Cinematography: The Revenant
  • Best Film Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Best Sound Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Best Sound Mixing: Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Best Visual Effects: Ex Machina
  • Best Animated Short: Bear Story (this was Chile's first Oscar ever)
  • Best Animated Feature Film: Inside Out
  • Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
  • Best Documentary, Short Subject: A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
  • Best Documentary Feature: Amy
  • Best Live-Action Short Film: Stutterer
  • Best Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul
  • Best Original Score: Ennio Morricone for The Hateful Eight (the 87-year-old's first Oscar)
  • Best Song: "Writing's On The Wall," Spectre
  • Best Director: Alejandro G. Inarritu, The Revenant (his second in a row, and the first director in 65 years to win back-to-back honors)
  • Best Actress: Brie Larson, Room
  • Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant (his first Oscar)
  • Best Picture: Spotlight
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