NY, LA & Boston Film Critics Awards

New York Film Critics Online

Top 10 films of 2015 (in alphabetical order)
45 Years (IFC Films)
The Big Short (Paramount Pictures)
Bridge of Spies (DreamWorks)
Brooklyn (Fox Searchlight)
Carol (Weinstein)
Mad Max: Fury Road (Warner Bros.)
Sicario (Lionsgate)
Spotlight (Open Road)
Steve Jobs (Universal)
Trumbo (Bleecker)


New York Film Critics Online

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
Alicia Vikander - "The Danish Girl" and "Ex Machina"

Supporting Actress
Rooney Mara - "Carol"
runner-up was Kate Winslet for "Steve Jobs"
(apparently, they put both Rooney Mara AND Cate Blanchett for Carol under Supporting, which makes no sense at all and I’m here wondering who the hell is the lead then)

Supporting Actor
Mark Rylance - "Bridge of Spies"
runner-up was Mark Ruffalo for "Spotlight"

Best Screenplay
"Spotlight" by Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer

Best Cinematography
"Mad Max: Fury Road" by John Seale

Best Use of Music
"Love & Mercy" (Brian Wilson, Atticus Ross)

Best Debut Director
Alex Garland - "Ex Machina"

Best Director
Tom McCarthy - "Spotlight"

Best Actress
Brie Larson - "Room"
(Saoirse Ronan was the runner-up for Best Actress)

Best Actor
Paul Dano - "Love & Mercy"
Runner up was Johnny Depp for "Black Mass"

Best Ensemble Cast
Spotlight

Best Foreign Language
"Son of Saul" by Laszlo Nemes
Runner Up - “Mustang"

Best Documentary Feature
"Amy"
Runner Up - “The Look of Silence"

Best Animated Feature
"Inside Out"
Runner up - “Anomalisa”

Best Picture
"Spotlight" from Tom McCarthy



BSFC - Boston Society of Film Critics



BSFC - Boston Society of Film Critics
Best Use of Music
LOVE & MERCY

Best Editing
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Best Cinematography
CAROL (Ed Lachman)
Runner-Up was REVENANT

Best New Filmmaker
Marielle Heller - DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL

Best Animated Film
ANOMALISA and INSIDE OUT (tie)

Best Documentary
AMY
Runner Up: THE LOOK OF SILENCE

Best Screenplay
SPOTLIGHT (Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer)

Best Ensemble Cast
SPOTLIGHT

Best Supporting Actress
KRISTEN STEWART for CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA (ehhhhh)

Best Supporting Actor
Mark Rylance for BRIDGE OF SPIES

Best Actress
Charlotte Rampling for 45 YEARS

Best Actor
Paul Dano for LOVE & MERCY & Leonardo DiCaprio for REVENANT (tie)

Best Director
Todd Haynes for CAROL
Runner-Up is Tom McCarthy for SPOTLIGHT

Best Foreign Film
THE LOOK OF SILENCE
Runner Up: WHITE GOD

Best Film
SPOTLIGHT

Two observations from them:




LA Film Critics




BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
John Seale, "Mad Max: Fury Road."
Runner-up: Edward Lachman, "Carol."

BEST MUSIC SCORE
Carter Burwell, "Anomalisa" and "Carol."
Runner-up: Ennio Morricone, "The Hateful Eight."

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Michael Shannon, "99 Homes."
Runner-up: Mark Rylance, "Bridge of Spies."

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Colin Gibson, "Mad Max: Fury Road."
Runner-up: Judy Becker, "Carol."

BEST EDITING
Hank Corwin, "The Big Short."
Runner-up: Margaret Sixel, "Mad Max: Fury Road."

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Alicia Vikander, "Ex Machina."
Runner-up: Kristen Stewart, "Clouds of Sils Maria."

BEST DOCUMENTARY
"Amy"
Runner-up: "The Look of Silence."

BEST SCREENPLAY
Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy, "Spotlight."
Runner-up: Charlie Kaufman, "Anomalisa."

BEST ACTOR
Michael Fassbender, "Steve Jobs."
Runner-up: Géza Röhrig, "Son of Saul."

BEST ANIMATION
"Anomalisa."
Runner-up: "Inside Out."

BEST DIRECTOR
George Miller, "Mad Max: Fury Road."
Runner-up: Todd Haynes, "Carol."

BEST ACTRESS
Charlotte Rampling, "45 Years."
Runner-up: Saoirse Ronan, "Brooklyn."

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
"Son of Saul."
Runner-up: "The Tribe."

NEW GENERATION
Ryan Coogler, "Creed."

BEST PICTURE
"Spotlight."
Runner-up: "Mad Max: Fury Road."



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damn, look @ Spotlight (and Mad Max) slaying