(NEWSER) – The nominations for the 88th Academy Awards came out Thursday morning with eight Best Picture contenders that included The Revenant, which got 12 nods in a selection process that, as ABC Newsputs it, honors “only white actors again.” A quick recap of the top categories:

  • Best Picture: The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road,The Martian, The Revenant, Room,Spotlight
  • Best Director: Adam McKay, The Big Short; George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road; Alejandro G. Inarritu, The Revenant; Lenny Abrahamson, Room;Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
  • Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Carol;Brie Larson, Room; Jennifer Lawrence, Joy; Charlotte Rampling,45 Years; Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
  • Best Actor: Bryan Cranston, Trumbo;Matt Damon, The Martian; Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant; Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs; Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl
  • Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight;Rooney Mara, Carol; Rachel McAdams, Spotlight; Alicia Vikander,The Danish Girl; Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
  • Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, The Big Short; Tom Hardy, The Revenant; Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight;Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies;Sylvester Stallone, Creed

See the nominations in all categorieshere. The Oscars air on ABC on Feb. 28.

source: newser.com