Monday, 11 January 2016

IOWA FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS: SPOTLIGHT WINS BEST FILM


As we approach Thursday's Oscar nominations announcement, the mainstream American critics groups enter their final phase. The Iowa Film Critics Association is next, naming Spotlight their favourite film of 2015; it takes three of their 11 awards. After her shock Golden Globe win yesterday, Kate Winslet makes it a double, winning only her second award for Steve Jobs, and her screen partner Michael Fassbender also takes home an award from the IFCA. Check out their top three picks across each of their categories below:

Best Film
1. Spotlight
2. Mad Max: Fury Road
3. Steve Jobs

Best Director
1. Tom McCarthy (Spotlight)
2. George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road)
3. Danny Boyle (Steve Jobs)

Best Actor
1. Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs)
2. Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)
3. Bryan Cranston (Trumbo)

Best Actress
1. Brie Larson (Room)
2. Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn)
3. Charlotte Rampling (45 Years)

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

Best Supporting Actress
1. Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)
2. Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl / Ex Machina)
3. Rooney Mara (Carol)

Best Score
1. Ennio Morricone (The Hateful Eight)
2. Howard Shore (Spotlight)
3. Michael Brook (Brooklyn)

Best Song
1. 'See You Again' (Furious 7)
2. 'One Kind of Love' (Love & Mercy)
3. 'Simple Song #3' (Youth)

Best Animated Film
1. Inside Out
2. Anomalisa
3. Shaun the Sheep Movie

Best Documentary
1. Amy
2. Where to Invade Next
3. Listen to Me Marlon

Best Film yet to Open in Iowa
45 Years