Mad Max: Fury Road was the big winner at the 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards. The movie – starring Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy and Nicholas Hoult – was nominated for 13 awards and took home an impressive nine at the ceremony at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica California on Sunday.
George Miller was awarded Best Director while Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron picked up Best Actor and Actress in an Action Movie respectively. The film was named Best Action Movie and also won awards for editing, production design, costume design, hair and makeup and visual effects.
Spotlight was named Best Picture and also won the Best Original Screenplay and Best Ensemble Cast awards. Rachel McAdams accepted the ensemble-cast award on behalf of herself and costars Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, John Slattery, Michael Keaton, Brian d’Arcy James and Billy Crudup.
The Big Short also won three awards including Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Comedy and Christian Bale for Best Actor in a Comedy. The Revenant‘s Leonardo DiCaprio and Room‘s Brie Larson won Best Actor and Best Actress while Creed‘s Sylvester Stallone and The Danish Girl‘s Alicia Vikander won the Supporting Actor and Actress awards.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s Rachel Bloom won Best Comedy Actress while Transparent‘s Jeffrey Tambor picked up the Best Comedy Actor award. The Leftovers actress Carrie Coon won Best Actress in a Drama while Mr. Robot‘s Rami Malek received Best Actor.
21st ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS WINNERS:
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant
Brie Larson – Room
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Sylvester Stallone – Creed
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl
BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS
Jacob Tremblay – Room
BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE
George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy – Spotlight
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Charles Randolph and Adam McKay – The Big Short
Mad Max: Fury Road – Margaret Sixel
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
BEST ACTION MOVIE
Mad Max: Fury Road
BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE
Tom Hardy – Mad Max: Fury Road
BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE
Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road
The Big Short
BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Christian Bale – The Big Short
BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Amy Schumer – Trainwreck