For whatever reason, this appears to be the hardest category for me to settle on. You have Stockhausen nominated again after his win last year for The Grand Budapest Hotel. You have the nominee leaders The Revenant and Mad Max: Fury Road in the mix. But The Martian and The Danish Girl can’t be counted out, either.
If Mad Max: Fury Road sweeps the technical awards (which I have a strong feeling it will), then it will be the clear frontrunner in this category as well. Otherwise, The Revenant or Bridge of Spies could take this one.
Will Win: Mad Max: Fury Road
Could Win: The Revenant
Dark Horse: Bridge of Spies
You can read all of my Oscar predictions for 2016 here.
As always, thanks for reading!
—Alex Brannan (@TheAlexBrannan)