3rd year in a row I've made a point to watch all the Best Picture nominees. This year was the best group of nominees so far IMO.
  1. The Martian
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    This was my favorite comedy, er, movie of the year and it's not really even close.
  2. Spotlight
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    Exceptional cast, unbelievable true story.
  3. The Big Short
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    Love Steve Carrell (if you know me this is obvious) and Christian Bale in this movie. Another good movie based on real life events about the housing market crash and the people smart enough to bet against the market.
  4. Room
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    Kind of horrifying but still s pretty good movie. Little man in this movie did a phenomenal job (as did eventual best actress winner Brie Larson).
  5. Bridge of Spies
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    Another movie based on true events. Interesting story, just wish the movie was as good as the story. Still enjoyed it because of Tom Hanks if nothing else.
  6. The Revenant
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    I thought it was too long and at some points pretty boring. Not the bear scene, though, that was intense! Hope Leo wins the Oscar, although I don't think it's his best.
  7. Mad Max: Fury Road
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    Visually stimulating, not a bad movie, but I thought it was just 'OK'.
  8. Brooklyn
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    Very highly rated by critics and audiences... I couldn't get into it. Probably would have been better had I seen it in the theatre.