The 88th Academy Awards Nominees were announced earlier this morning and The Martian is among the nominees as Best Picture. The film shares the category with Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Big Short, The Revenant, Room and Spotlight.
The Martian also receives nominations for Actor in a Leading Role (Matt Damon), Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Production Design and Visual Effects – and also got the unbelievable snub in a nomination for Ridley Scott. Congratulations to the cast and crew for their nominations! For a full list of nominations be sure to head over to Oscars.org.
The award ceremony takes place on February 28, at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.