Central Ohio Film Critics Association awards winners announced!

The Central Ohio Film Critics Association met again to award the best movies of 2015. This is what our voting body decided:

Best Overlooked Film

Nominees: The End of the Tour, The Gift, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Mistress America, Slow West, The Tribe (Plemya)

Runner-up: The Gift

Winner: The Tribe (Plemya)

Best Animated Film

Nominees: Anomalisa, The Good Dinosaur, Inside Out, The Peanuts Movie, Shaun the Sheep Movie

Runner-up: Anomolisa

Winner: Inside Out

Best Foreign Language Film

Nominees: The Assassin (Nie yin niang), Goodnight Mommy (Ich seh, Ich seh), Phoenix, The Tribe (Plemya), Timbuktu, Wild Tales (Relatos salvajes)

Runner-up: Wild Tales (Relatos salvajes)

Winner: Phoenix

Best Documentary

Nominees: Amy, Best of Enemies, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, The Look of Silence, The Wolfpack

Runner-up: Amy

Winner: The Look of Silence

Best Score

Nominees: Carter Burwell, Carol; Michael Giacchino, Inside Out; Johann Johannsson, Sicario; Junkie XL, Mad Max: Fury Road; Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight

Runner-up: Junkie XL, Mad Max: Fury Road

Winner: Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight

Best Original Screenplay

Nominees: Inside Out, Ex Machina, Sicario, Spotlight, The Hateful Eight

Runner-up: Inside Out

Winner: Spotlight

Best Adapted Screenplay

Nominees: Room, The Martian, Brooklyn, The Big Short, Steve Jobs

Runner-up: Room

Winner: The Big Short

Best Film Editing

Nominees: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Spotlight, The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road, Sicario

Runner-up: Sicario

Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

Breakthrough Film Artist

Nominees: Sean Baker (writer/director, Tangerine), Joel Edgerton (director, The Gift), David Robert Mitchell (writer/director, It Follows), Daisy Ridley (actress, Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Jacob Tremblay (actor, Room), Alicia Vikander (actress, Burnt, The Danish Girl, Ex Machina, The Man from UNCLE, Seventh Son, Testament of Youth)

Runner-up: Sean Baker

Winner: Alicia Vikander

Actor of the Year (for an exemplary body of work)

Nominees: Cate Blanchett, Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, Tom Hardy, Alicia Vikander

Runner-up: Domhnall Gleeson

Winner: Alicia Vikander

Best Ensemble

Nominees: The Big Short, Ex Machina, The Hateful Eight, Spotlight, Steve Jobs

Runner-up: The Hateful Eight

Winner: Spotlight

Best Supporting Actress

Nominees: Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight; Rooney Mara, Carol; Rachel McAdams, Spotlight; Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina; Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Runner-up: Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight

Winner: Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina

Best Supporting Actor

Nominees: Benicio del Toro, Sicario; Tom Hardy, The Revenant; Oscar Isaac, Ex Machina; Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight; Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Runner-up: Oscar Isaac, Ex Machina

Winner: Benicio del Toro, Sicario

Best Actress

Nominees: Cate Blanchett, Carol; Brie Larson, Room; Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn; Charlize Theron, Mad Max: Fury Road; Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Runner-up: (tie) Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn; Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Winner: Brie Larson, Room

Best Actor

Nominees: Matt Damon, The Martian; Johnny Depp, Black Mass; Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant; Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs; Jacob Tremblay, Room

Runner-up: Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

Winner: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Best Director

Nominees: Alejandro G. Inarritu, The Revenant; Todd Haynes, Carol; Tom McCarthy, Spotlight; George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road; Ridley Scott, The Martian; Denis Villeneuve, Sicario

Runner-up: George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road

Winner: Tom McCarthy, Spotlight

Best Film

10. The Martian

9. The Big Short

8. The Revenant

7. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

6. Sicario

5. Ex Machina

4. Mad Max: Fury Road

3. Room

2. Inside Out

1. Spotlight

Our congratulations to all the winners!


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