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Spotlight Voted Best Picture of 2015

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted the newsroom drama SPOTLIGHT as the best film of 2015, according to the results of its 22nd annual critics' poll released today..

Rounding out the composite list of the top 10 films of the year were as follows:

2) The Revenant

3) Carol

4) Sicario

5) Mad Max: Fury Road

6) The Big Short

7) The Martian

8) Room

9) The Danish Girl

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Best Actor
The Revenant

1) Leonardo DiCaprio for The REVENANT

2) Michael Fassbender for STEVE JOBS

3) Eddie Redmayne for THE DANISH GIRL

4) Matt Damon for THE MARTIAN

5) Johnny Depp for BLACK MASS

 


Best Actress

Room1) Brie Larson for ROOM

2) Cate Blanchett for CAROL

3) Saoirse Ronan for BROOKLYN

4) Charlotte Rampling for 45 YEARS

5) Tie: Charlize Theron for MAD MAX: FURY ROAD and Carey Mulligan for SUFFRAGETTE

 


Best Supporting Actor

Love & Mercy1) Paul Dano for LOVE AND MERCY

2) Mark Rylance for BRIDGE OF SPIES

3) Tom Hardy for THE REVENANT

4) Idris Elba for BEASTS OF NO NATION

5) Benicio del Toro for SICARIO

 


Best Supporting Actress

Carol1) Rooney Mara for CAROL

2) Alicia Vikander for EX MACHINA

3) Kate Winslet for STEVE JOBS

4) Alicia Vikander for THE DANISH GIRL

5) Jennifer Jason Leigh for THE HATEFUL EIGHT

 


Best Director

The Revenant1) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for THE REVENANT

2) Thomas McCarthy for SPOTLIGHT

3) George Miller for MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

4) Todd Haynes for CAROL

5) Dennis Villeneuve for SICARIO

 


Best Foreign Language Film

Son of Saul1) SON OF SAUL
2) THE ASSASSIN
3) THE SECOND MOTHER
4) MUSTANG
5) GOODNIGHT MOMMY

 


Best Documentary

Amy1) AMY

2) THE LOOK OF SILENCE

3) THE WOLFPACK

4) GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF

5) THE HUNTING GROUND

 


Best Animated Film

inside Out1) INSIDE OUT

2) ANOMALISA

 

 

 


Best Screenplay

Spotlight Voted Best Picture of 20151)Thomas McCarthy and Josh Singer for SPOTLIGHT

2) Emma Donoghue for ROOM

 

 

 


Best Cinematography

The Revenant1) Emmanuel Lubezki for THE REVENANT

2) Edward Lachman for CAROL

 

 


 

Best Musical Score

The RevenantBryce Dessner, Carsten Nicolai and Ryuichi Sakamoto for THE REVENANT

 

 

 


Russell Smith Award

TangerineThe association voted TANGERINE as the winner of the Russell Smith Award, named for the late Dallas Morning News film critic. The honor is given annually to the best low-budget or cutting-edge independent film.


 

 


The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association consists of 31 broadcast, print and online journalists from throughout North Texas. For more information, visit www.dfwcritics.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @dfwfilmcritics.

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