Tue. Sep 17th, 2019

Chicago Film Critics Winners: Mad Max Sweeps, Larson and DiCaprio Win Actress, Actor

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Mad Max: Fury Road, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brie Larson were the big winners at this year’s Chicago Film Critics Association awards

 

The Chicago Film Critics Association has chosen Mad Max: Fury Road as the best film of 2015 to accompany that win are triumphs in Best Director, Cinematography, Editing and Art Direction. Brie Larson (Room) and Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant) came out on top in the Actress and Actor categories and Larson’s co-star Jacob Tremblay won Most Promising Performer. Alex Garland’s debut Ex Machina picked up two awards; one for himself as Most Promising Filmmaker and Alicia Vikander in Supporting Actress. Spotlight won another Original Screenplay award and The Big Short won Adapted.

FULL list of winners:

BEST PICTURE
Carol
Inside Out
Mad Max: Fury Road – WINNER
The Revenant
Spotlight

BEST DIRECTOR
Todd Haynes–Carol
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu–The Revenant
Tom McCarthy–Spotlight
Adam McKay–The Big Short
George Miller–Mad Max: Fury Road – WINNER

BEST ACTOR
Christopher Abbott–James White
Leonardo DiCaprio–The Revenant – WINNER
Michael Fassbender–Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne–The Danish Girl
Jason Segel–The End of the Tour

BEST ACTRESS
Cate Blanchett–Carol
Brie Larson–Room – WINNER
Charlotte Rampling–45 Years
Saoirse Ronan–Brooklyn
Charlize Theron–Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Benicio Del Toro–Sicario – WINNER
Sam Elliott–Grandma
Mark Rylance–Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon–99 Homes
Sylvester Stallone–Creed

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jennifer Jason Leigh–Anomalisa
Jennifer Jason Leigh–The Hateful Eight
Cynthia Nixon–James White
Kristen Stewart–Clouds of Sils Maria
Alicia Vikander–Ex Machina – WINNER

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Bridge of Spies–Matt Charman and Joel & Ethan Coen
Ex Machina–Alex Garland
The Hateful Eight–Quentin Tarantino
Inside Out–Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley
Spotlight–Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer – WINNER

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Anomalisa–Charlie Kaufman
The Big Short–Adam McKay & Charles Randolph – WINNER
Brooklyn–Nick Hornby
Room–Emma Donoghue
Steve Jobs–Aaron Sorkin

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Carol–Edward Lachman
The Hateful Eight–Robert Richardson
Mad Max: Fury Road–John Seale – WINNER
The Revenant–Emmanuel Lubezki
Sicario–Roger Deakins

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Carol–Carter Burwell
The Hateful Eight–Ennio Morricone – WINNER
Inside Out–Michael Giacchino
It Follows–Disasterpeace
Mad Max: Fury Road–Junkie XL

BEST ART DIRECTION/PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Assassin
Brooklyn
Carol
Crimson Peak
Mad Max: Fury Road – WINNER

BEST EDITING
The Big Short–Hank Corwin
Mad Max: Fury Road–Jason Ballantine & Margaret Sixel – WINNER
The Martian–Pietro Scalia
The Revenant–Stephen Mirrione
Spotlight–Tom McArdle

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
The Assassin
The Look of Silence
Phoenix
Son of Saul – WINNER
White God

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Amy – WINNER
Cartel Land
The Hunting Ground
The Look of Silence
Where to Invade Next

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Anomalisa
The Good Dinosaur
Inside Out – WINNER
The Peanuts Movie
The Shaun the Sheep Movie

MOST PROMISING PERFORMER
Christopher Abbott–James White
Bel Powley–The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Geza Rohrig–Son of Saul
Amy Schumer–Trainwreck
Jacob Tremblay–Room – WINNER

MOST PROMISING FILMMAKER
Alex Garland–Ex Machina – WINNER
Marielle Heller–The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Josh Mond–James White
Laszlo Nemes–Son of Saul
Bill Pohlad–Love & Mercy

http://www.chicagofilmcritics.org/

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