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The 2016 Oscar Winners List: ‘Spotlight’ Shines, Leo Gets His Gold

The 88th Academy Awards

The full winners of this year’s Academy Awards have been announced on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, with Spotlight taking the honor of best film, while Mad: Max Fury Road picked up the most with six.

Watch the 2016 Oscars Live Online

The 88th Academy Awards Ceremony

The 2016 Oscars will be simulcast live this Sunday, Feb. 28, from the the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, starting at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT. The ceremony itself, hosted by Chris Rock, follows at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.

U.S. Trailer for Denmark’s Oscar Contender ‘A War’

Denmark's Oscar Contender

Magnolia Pictures has released a new U.S. trailer for Tobias Lindholm‘s political drama A War, the official Danish Foreign Oscar contender for 2015.

The third feature from writer-director Lindhom (R, A Hijacking), re-teams the filmmaker with his frequent collaborator, Pilou Asbaek (future “Game of Thrones” and Ben Hur star).

Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith Boycott Oscars

Oscars So White

UpdateWill Smith told “Good Morning America’s” Robin Roberts that he also won’t be attending this year’s Oscars, claiming that Academy is ‘not reflecting’ America’s diversity.

Chi-Raq director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith (Magic Mike XXL) said they will not be attending next month’s Academy Awards ceremony to protest the lack of diversity of the nominees.

‘The Revenant,’ ‘Mad Max’ Lead 2016 Oscar Nominations

The 88th Academy Awards

The 2016 Oscar nominees were announced this morning at a special two-part news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Revenant led the Oscar nominations with 12, followed by Mad Max: Fury Road with 10.

The Martian picked up 7, while Carol got 6. Spotlight also managed 6, as did Bridge of Spies, while The Big Short managed 5 nominations, along with Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Official U.S. Trailer for Columbia’s ‘Embrace of the Serpent’

Colombia's Oscar Contender

Oscilloscope Laboratories has released the official U.S. trailer for Colombia’s Oscar contender Embrace of the Serpent, inspired by the journals of the first explorers of the Colombian Amazon, Theodor Koch-Grunberg and Richard Evans Schultes.

Oscars VFX Shortlist: ‘Star Wars’, ‘Mad Max’, ‘Jurassic World’ and More

Oscars VFX Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced on Monday the preliminary shortlist of movies that will be considered for this year’s Best Visual Effects nomination.

The blockbusters absent from the list include Cinderella, Crimson Peak, Pan, The Fantastic Four, and San Andreas.