Here are my predictions for the 88th Academy 2016. The predictions will include who I want to win and who I think the Academy will choose to win.

  
Best Visual Effects
Should Win: Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Chris Corbould, Roger Guyett, Paul Kavanagh, and Neal Scanlan
Will Win: Mad Max: Fury Road – Andrew Jackson, Dan Oliver, Andy Williams, and Tom Wood

Best Film Editing
Should Win: The Revenant – Stephen Mirrione
Will Win: Mad Max: Fury Road – Margaret Sixel

Best Costume Design
Should and Will Win: Cinderella – Sandy Powell

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Should Win: Mad Max: Fury Road – Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega, and Damian Martin
Will Win: The Revenant – Siân Grigg, Duncan Jarman, and Robert Pandini

Best Cinematography
Should Win: The Revenant – Emmanuel Lubezki
Will Win: Mad Max: Fury Road – John Seale

Best Production Design
Should Win: The Martian – Celia Bobak and Arthur Max
Will Win: The Revenant – Jack Fisk and Hamish Purdy

Best Sound Mixing
Should Win: Mad Max: Fury Road – Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff, and Ben Osmo
Will Win: The Revenant – Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Randy Thom, and Chris Duesterdiek

Best Sound Editing
Should Win: Mad Max: Fury Road – Mark A. Mangini and David White
Will Win: The Revenant – Martin Hernández and Lon Bender

Best Original Song
Should Win:“Til It Happens to You” from The Hunting Ground – Music and Lyric by Lady Gaga and Diane Warren
Will Win: “Writing’s on the Wall” from Spectre – Music and Lyric by Jimmy Napesand Sam Smith

Best Original Score
Should Win: Star Wars: The Force Awakens – John Williams
Will Win: The Hateful Eight – Ennio Morricone

Best Animated Short Film
Should Win: Sanjay’s Super Team – Nicole Paradis Grindle and Sanjay Patel
Will Win: World of Tomorrow – Don Hertzfeldt

Best Live Action Short Film
Should and Will Win: Ave Maria – Eric Dupont and Basil Khalil

Best Documentary – Short Subject
Should and Will Win: Body Team 12 – David Darg and Bryn Mooser

Best Documentary – Feature
Should and Will Win: Amy – Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees

Best Foreign Language Film
Should and Will Win: Son of Saul (Hungary) in Hungarian – László Nemes

Best Animated Feature Film
Should and Will Win: Inside Out – Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera

Best Adapted Screenplay
Should Win: Room – Emma Donoghue from Room by Emma Donoghue
Will Win: The Big Short – Adam McKay and Charles Randolph from The Big Short by Michael Lewis

Best Original Screenplay
Should Win: Inside Out – Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley, and Ronnie del Carmen
Will Win: Spotlight – Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer

Best Supporting Actress(I don’t mind if it goes either way)
Should Win: Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs as Joanna Hoffman
Will Win: Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl as Gerda Wegener

Best Supporting Actor (I don’t mind if it goes either way)
Should Win: Tom Hardy – The Revenant as John Fitzgerald
Will Win: Sylvester Stallone – Creed as Rocky Balboa

Best Actress
Should and Will Win: Brie Larson – Room as Joy “Ma” Newsome

Best Actor(I don’t mind if it goes either way)
Should Win: Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs as Steve Jobs
Will Win: Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant as Hugh Glass

Best Director
Should Win: Either George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road or Lenny Abrahamson – Room
Will Win: Alejandro G. Iñárritu – The Revenant

Best Picture
Should Win: Room – Ed Guiney
Will Win: Spotlight – Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin, and Blye Pagon Faust

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