Wednesday, 16 December 2015

SICARIO EARNS FIVE KANSAS CITY FILM CRITICS CIRCLE NOMINATIONS


The Kansas City Film Critics Circle has announced nominees for their 2015 awards. In another round of the 'Let's Pretend Carol Doesn't Exist' game, the group snubs one of the major critical successes of the year in the top two categories. Instead, Room picks up a Best Picture nomination despite oddly missing out on a Best Actress mention, and Sicario tops all films with five nominations. Winners will be announced on the 20th of December. Here are all the nominees:

Best Picture
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant
Room
Sicario
Spotlight

Robert Altman Award for Best Director
Alex Garland (Ex Machina)
Alejandro González Iñárritu (The Revenant)
Tom McCarthy (Spotlight)
George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road)
Denis Villeneuve (Sicario)

Best Actor
Steve Carell (The Big Short)
Bryan Cranston (Trumbo)
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)
Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs)
Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl)

Best Actress
Cate Blanchett (Carol)
Emily Blunt (Sicario)
Bel Powley (The Diary of a Teenage Girl)
Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn)
Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road)

Best Supporting Actor
Benicio del Toro (Sicario)
Tom Hardy (The Revenant)
Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)
Michael Shannon (99 Homes)
Sylvester Stallone (Creed)

Best Supporting Actress
Elizabeth Banks (Love & Mercy)
Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight)
Rooney Mara (Carol)
Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina)
Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)

Best Original Screenplay
Ex Machina
The Hateful Eight
Inside Out
Sicario
Spotlight
Trainwreck

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Big Short
Carol
The Martian
Room
Steve Jobs

Best Animated Feature
Anomalisa
Inside Out
Minions
The Peanuts Movie
Shaun the Sheep Movie

Best Documentary
Amy
Best of Enemies
The Look of Silence
Where to Invade Next
The Wrecking Crew

Best Foreign Language Film
The Assassin
Goodnight Mommy
Phoenix
Son of Saul
The Tribe
White God

Vince Koehler Award for Best Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film
Ex Machina
Goodnight Mommy
It Follows
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian