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London Film Critics Circle Nominations: Carol, 45 Years, Mad Max, The Martian Top Noms

Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett in CAROL, which scored a field-best seven London Film Critics Circle nominations
Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett in CAROL, which scored a field-best seven London Film Critics Circle nominations

 

Two intimate relationship dramas and two sci-fi/fantasy epics topped the 36th London Film Critics Circle nominations today; Carol & 45 Years and Mad Max: Fury Road and The Martian. Two British documentaries, Amy and The Look of Silence, scored in the Film of the Year category. They were joined by Inside Out, The Revenant, Room and Spotlight.

In Actress of the Year, Carol scored two of its field-best seven nods for both of its leads – Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara – instead of relegating Mara to supporting as she’s been campaigned. Supporting actress is an eclectic group that includes The Lobster‘s Olivia Colman, Trainwreck‘s Tilda Swinton and Kristen Stewart for Clouds of Sils Maria.

Tom Hardy pulled off a coup by landing three individual nominations; Actor of the Year (Legend), British Actor of the Year (for his 2015 body of work) and Supporting Actor of the Year (The Revenant).

The winners will be revealed on January 17th at a black-tie ceremony hosted by Alice Lowe and Steve Oram.

The FULL list of nominees:

Film of the Year
“Amy”
“Carol”
“45 Years”
“Inside Out”
“The Look of Silence”
“Mad Max: Fury Road”
“The Martian”
“The Revenant”
“Room”
“Spotlight”

British Film of the Year
“Amy”
“Brooklyn”
“45 Years”
“The Lobster”
“London Road”

Foreign Language Film of the Year
“Eden”
“Hard to Be a God”
“The Look of Silence”
“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya”
“The Tribe”

Documentary of the Year
“Amy”
“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief”
“The Look of Silence”
“Palio”
“A Syrian Love Story”

Director of the Year
Todd Haynes, “Carol”
Andrew Haigh, “45 Years”
George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Ridley Scott, “The Martian”
Alejandro G. Inarritu, “The Revenant”

Actress of the Year
Cate Blanchett, “Carol”
Brie Larson, “Room”
Rooney Mara, “Carol”
Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years”
Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”

Actor of the Year
Tom Courtenay, “45 Years”
Paul Dano, “Love and Mercy”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”
Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”
Tom Hardy, “Legend”

Supporting Actress of the Year
Olivia Colman, “The Lobster”
Kristen Stewart, “Clouds of Sils Maria”
Tilda Swinton, “Trainwreck”
Alicia Vikander, “Ex Machina”
Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”

Supporting Actor of the Year
Benicio Del Toro, “Sicario”
Tom Hardy, “The Revenant”
Oscar Isaac, “Ex Machina”
Michael Keaton, “Spotlight”
Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”

British Actress of the Year
Emily Blunt, “Sicario”
Carey Mulligan, “Suffragette” and “Far From the Madding Crowd”
Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years” and “The Forbidden Room”
Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn” and “Lost River”
Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs,” “The Dressmaker” and “A Little Chaos”

British Actor of the Year
Michael Caine, “Youth” and “Kingsman: The Secret Service”
Idris Elba, “Beasts of No Nation” and “Second Coming”
Colin Farrell, “The Lobster” and “Miss Julie”
Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs,” “Macbeth” and “Slow West”
Tom Hardy, “Legend,” “The Revenant,” “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “London Road”

Screenwriter of the Year
Nick Hornby, “Brooklyn”
Phyllis Nagy, “Carol”
Emma Donoghue, “Room”
Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, “Spotlight”
Aaron Sorkin, “Steve Jobs”

Breakthrough British Filmmaker of the Year
Alex Garland (writer-director), “Ex Machina”
Tom Browne (writer-director), “Radiator”
Emma Donoghue (screenwriter), “Room”
Mark Burton and Richard Starzak (writer-directors), “Shaun the Sheep Movie”
John Maclean (writer-director), “Slow West”

Young British Performer of the Year
Asa Butterfield, “X + Y”
Milo Parker, “Mr. Holmes” and “Robot Overlords”
Florence Pugh, “The Falling”
Liam Walpole, “The Goob”
Maisie Williams, “The Falling”

Technical Achievement of the Year
Carter Burwell (music), “Carol”
Edward Lachman (cinematography), “Carol”
Sandy Powell (costume design), “Cinderella”
Andrew Whitehurst (visual effects), “Ex Machina”
Alastair Sirkett and Markus Stemler (sound design), “Macbeth”
Colin Gibson (production design), “Mad Max: Fury Road”
John Seale (cinematography), “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Wade Eastwood (stunt coordination), “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation”
Tom Ozanich (sound design), “Sicario”
Elliott Graham (editing), “Steve Jobs”

British Short Film of the Year
“Directed by Tweedie,” Duncan Cowles
“Leidi,” Simon Mesa Soto
“Over,” Jorn Threlfall
“Rate Me,” Fyzal Boulifa
“Stutterer,” Benjamin Cleary

About Erik Anderson

Erik thanks his mother for his love of all things Oscar, having watched the Academy Awards together since he was in the single digits; making lists, rankings and predictions throughout the show. This led him down the path to obsessing about awards. Much later, he found himself at GoldDerby, led by Tom O’Neill and then migrated over to Oscarwatch (now AwardsDaily), headed up by Sasha Stone before breaking off to create AwardsWatch. He is a member of the International Cinephile Society, GALECA (The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics), the International Press Academy and is the founder/owner of AwardsWatch.

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