Oscar Time: 'We're lost for words'
Normally Oscar predictions are made easier by looking at the awards that precede them but this year the guilds, Golden Globes and Baftas have been far more divergent in their tastes than usual.
Here's a look at the major categories, who the frontrunners are and who we'd like to win.
Nominees: The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Room, Spotlight.
Frontrunner: The Revenant
Watch out for: Spotlight
Come on and give it to: The Big Short
Nominees: The Big Short, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Room, Spotlight
Frontrunner: George Miller for Mad Max: Fury Road
Watch out for: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for The Revenant
Come on and give it to: Adam McKay for The Big Short
Nominees: Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Matt Damon (The Martian), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant), Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs), Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl)
Frontrunner: Leonardo DiCaprio
Watch out for: Michael Fassbender
Come on and give it to: Bryan Cranston
Nominees: Cate Blanchett (Carol), Brie Larson (Room), Jennifer Lawrence (Joy), Charlotte Rampling (45 Years), Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn)
Frontrunner: Brie Larson
Watch out for: Saoirse Ronan
Come on and give it to: Cate Blanchett
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Nominees: Christian Bale (The Big Short), Tom Hardy (The Revenant), Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight), Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies), Sylvester Stallone (Creed)
Frontrunner: Sylvester Stallone
Watch out for: Tom Hardy
Come on, give it to: Mark Rylance
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Nominees: Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight), Rooney Mara (Carol), Rachel McAdams (Spotlight), Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl), Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)
Frontrunner: Kate Winslet
Watch out for: Alicia Vikander
Come on and give it to: Jennifer Jason Leigh