Critics Choice 2015

Best Picture
* Spotlight
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Director
* George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road
Todd Haynes – Carol
Alejandro G. Iñárritu – The Revenant
Tom McCarthy – Spotlight
Ridley Scott – The Martian
Steven Spielberg – Bridge of Spies

Best Actor
* Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant as Hugh Glass
Bryan Cranston – Trumbo as Dalton Trumbo
Matt Damon – The Martian as Mark Watney
Johnny Depp – Black Mass as James “Whitey” Bulger
Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs as Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl as Lili Elbe / Einar Wegener

Best Actress
* Brie Larson – Room as Joy “Ma” Newsome
Cate Blanchett – Carol as Carol Aird
Jennifer Lawrence – Joy as Joy Mangano
Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years as Kate Mercer
Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn as Eilis Lacey
Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road as Imperator Furiosa

Best Supporting Actor
* Sylvester Stallone – Creed as Rocky Balboa
Paul Dano – Love & Mercy as Brian Wilson
Tom Hardy – The Revenant as John Fitzgerald
Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight as Michael Rezendes
Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies as Rudolf Abel
Michael Shannon – 99 Homes as Rick Carver

Best Supporting Actress
* Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl as Gerda Wegener
Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight as Daisy Domergue
Rooney Mara – Carol as Therese Belivet
Rachel McAdams – Spotlight as Sacha Pfeiffer
Helen Mirren – Trumbo as Hedda Hopper
Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs as Joanna Hoffman

Best Young Actor/Actress
* Jacob Tremblay – Room as Jack Newsome
Abraham Attah – Beasts of No Nation as Agu
RJ Cyler – Me and Earl and the Dying Girl as Earl Jackson
Shameik Moore – Dope as Malcolm Adekanbi
Milo Parker – Mr. Holmes as Roger Munro

Best Acting Ensemble
* Spotlight
The Big Short
The Hateful Eight
Straight Outta Compton

Best Original Screenplay
* Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer – Spotlight
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, and Matt Charman – Bridge of Spies
Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, and Josh Cooley – Inside Out
Alex Garland – Ex Machina
Quentin Tarantino – The Hateful Eight

Best Adapted Screenplay
* Adam McKay and Charles Randolph – The Big Short
Emma Donoghue – Room
Drew Goddard – The Martian
Nick Hornby – Brooklyn
Aaron Sorkin – Steve Jobs

Best Animated Feature
* Inside Out
The Good Dinosaur
The Peanuts Movie
Shaun the Sheep Movie

Best Action Movie
* Mad Max: Fury Road
Furious 7
Jurassic World
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Best Actor in an Action Movie
* Tom Hardy – Mad Max: Fury Road as Max Rockatansky
Daniel Craig – Spectre as James Bond
Tom Cruise – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation as Ethan Hunt
Chris Pratt – Jurassic World as Owen Grady
Paul Rudd – Ant-Man as Scott Lang / Ant-Man

Best Actress in an Action Movie
* Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road as Imperator Furiosa
Emily Blunt – Sicario as Kate Macer
Rebecca Ferguson – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation as Ilsa Faust
Bryce Dallas Howard – Jurassic World as Claire Dearing
Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 as Katniss Everdeen

Best Documentary Feature
* Amy
Cartel Land
Going Clear
He Named Me Malala
The Look of Silence
Where to Invade Next

Best Comedy Movie
* The Big Short
Inside Out

Best Actor in a Comedy Movie
* Christian Bale – The Big Short as Michael Burry
Steve Carell – The Big Short as Mark Baum
Robert De Niro – The Intern as Ben Whittaker
Bill Hader – Trainwreck as Dr. Aaron Conners
Jason Statham – Spy as Rick Ford

Best Actress in a Comedy Movie
* Amy Schumer – Trainwreck as Amy Townsend
Tina Fey – Sisters as Kate Ellis
Jennifer Lawrence – Joy as Joy Mangano
Melissa McCarthy – Spy as Susan Cooper
Lily Tomlin – Grandma as Elle Reid

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie
* Ex Machina
It Follows
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian

Best Foreign Language Film
* Son of Saul (Saul fia) • Hungary
The Assassin (Cìkè Niè Yǐnniáng) • China / Hong Kong / Taiwan
Goodnight Mommy (Ich seh, Ich seh) • Austria
Mustang • France / Germany / Turkey
The Second Mother (Que Horas Ela Volta?) • Brazil

Best Art Direction
* Colin Gibson (Production Designer), Lisa Thompson (Set Decorator) – Mad Max: Fury Road
Judy Becker (Production Designer), Heather Loeffler (Set Decorator) – Carol
Arthur Max (Production Designer), Celia Bobak (Set Decorator) – The Martian
François Séguin (Production Designer), Jenny Oman and Louise Tremblay (Set Decorators) – Brooklyn
Eve Stewart (Production Designer), Michael Standish (Set Decorator) – The Danish Girl
Adam Stockhausen (Production Designer), Rena DeAngelo (Set Decorator) – Bridge of Spies

Best Cinematography
* Emmanuel Lubezki – The Revenant
Roger Deakins – Sicario
Edward Lachman – Carol
Robert Richardson – The Hateful Eight
John Seale – Mad Max: Fury Road
Dariusz Wolski – The Martian

Best Costume Design
* Jenny Beavan – Mad Max: Fury Road
Paco Delgado – The Danish Girl
Odile Dicks-Mireaux – Brooklyn
Sandy Powell – Carol
Sandy Powell – Cinderella

Best Editing
* Margaret Sixel – Mad Max: Fury Road
Hank Corwin – The Big Short
Tom McArdle – Spotlight
Stephen Mirrione – The Revenant
Pietro Scalia – The Martian

Best Score
* Ennio Morricone – The Hateful Eight
Carter Burwell – Carol
Jóhann Jóhannsson – Sicario
Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto – The Revenant
Howard Shore – Spotlight

Best Song
* “See You Again” – Furious 7
“Love Me like You Do” – Fifty Shades of Grey
“One Kind of Love” – Love & Mercy
“Simple Song #3” – Youth
“Til It Happens to You” – The Hunting Ground
“Writing’s on the Wall” – Spectre

Best Hair and Makeup
* Mad Max: Fury Road
Black Mass
The Danish Girl
The Hateful Eight
The Revenant

Best Visual Effects
* Mad Max: Fury Road
Ex Machina
Jurassic World
The Martian
The Revenant
The Walk