NBC4’s official predictions for the 2016 Oscars

FILE - The Oscars will be presented on Feb. 28, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (WCMH) — Ahead of Sunday’s 88th Academy Awards, our NBC4 Today team is sharing their predictions for a ceremony that has everyone guessing.

Check out predictions from Matt Barnes, Katie Ferrell, Monica Day and Harrison Hove, then make your own!


The Nominees: “The Big Short,” ”Bridge of Spies,” ”Brooklyn,” ”Mad Max: Fury Road,” ”The Martian,” ”The Revenant,” ”Room,” ”Spotlight.”

  • Matt: “Spotlight”
  • Katie: “The Revenant”
  • Monica: “The Big Short”
  • Harrison: “The Martian”


The Nominees: Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”; Matt Damon, “The Martian”; Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”; Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”; Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl.”

  • Matt: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
  • Katie: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
  • Monica: Matt Damon, The Martian
  • Harrison: Matt Damon, The Martian


The Nominees: Cate Blanchett, “Carol”; Brie Larson, “Room”; Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”; Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years”; Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn.”

  • Matt: Brie Larson, Room
  • Katie: Brie Larson, Room
  • Monica: Brie Larson, Room
  • Harrison: Cate Blanchett, Carol


The Nominees: Christian Bale, “The Big Short”; Tom Hardy, “The Revenant”; Mark Ruffalo, “Spotlight”; Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”; Sylvester Stallone, “Creed.”

  • Matt: Sylvester Stallone, Creed
  • Katie: Sylvester Stallone, Creed
  • Monica: Sylvester Stallone, Creed
  • Harrison: Sylvester Stallone, Creed


The Nominees: Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”; Rooney Mara, “Carol”; Rachel McAdams, “Spotlight”; Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”; Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs.”

  • Matt: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
  • Katie: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
  • Monica: Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
  • Harrison: Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs


The Nominees: “The Big Short,” Adam McKay; “Mad Max: Fury Road,” George Miller; “The Revenant,” Alejandro G. Inarritu; “Room,” Lenny Abrahamson; “Spotlight,” Tom McCarthy.

  • Matt: George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Katie: Alejandro Inarritu, The Revenant
  • Monica: George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Harrison: Tom McCarthy, Spotlight

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