Sunday, 20 December 2015


The St. Louis Film Critics Association has announced its award winners for the year! Tom McCarthy's Spotlight wins Best Film, Director and Original Screenplay on another potential stop on the way to Oscars in the same three categories. The Revenant makes a good showing too over a number of awards, but Pixar's Inside Out takes the runner-up slot for the top award. Have a look at St. Louis' nominations at this page, and their winners and runners-up below:

Best Film
1. Spotlight
2. Inside Out

Best Director
1. Tom McCarthy (Spotlight)
2. George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road)

Best Actor
1. Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)
2. Ian McKellen (Mr. Holmes)

Best Actress
1. Brie Larson (Room)
2. Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn)

Best Supporting Actor
1. Sylvester Stallone (Creed)
2. Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)

Best Supporting Actress
1. Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina)
2. Rooney Mara (Carol)

Best Original Screenplay
1. Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer (Spotlight)
2. Alex Garland (Ex Machina)

Best Adapted Screenplay
1. Drew Goddard and Andy Weir (The Martian)
2. Nick Hornby and Colm Toibin (Brooklyn)

Best Cinematography
1. Emmanuel Lubezki (The Revenant)
2. Edward Lachman (Carol)

Best Editing
1. Margaret Sixel (Mad Max: Fury Road)
2. Stephen Mirrione (The Revenant)

Best Art Direction
1. Colin Gibson (Mad Max: Fury Road)
2. Judy Becker (Carol)
=  Francois Seguin (Brooklyn)
=  Eve Stewart (The Danish Girl)

Best Visual Effects
1. Mad Max: Fury Road
2. The Walk

Best Score
1. Ennio Morricone (The Hateful Eight)
2. Michael Giacchino (Inside Out)

Best Soundtrack
1. Love & Mercy
2. Straight Outta Compton

Best Song
1. 'Writing's on the Wall' (Spectre)
2. 'See You Again' (Furious 7)

Best Animated Film
1. Inside Out
2. Anomalisa
=  The Good Dinosaur
=  The Peanuts Movie

Best Documentary
1. Amy
2. The Look of Silence

Best Foreign Language Film
1. Goodnight Mommy
2. Son of Saul

Best Comedy Film
1. Trainwreck
2. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Best Scene
1. 'Hugh is mauled by a grizzly' (The Revenant)
2. 'The walk between the Two Towers' (The Walk)

Worst Film
1. Fantastic Four
2. Aloha