By Mandela Wells

@MwellsDj

12/14/15

Another major list of award nominees have been announced. This time it is for the 2016 Critics Choice Awards, which for the first time will include TV Achievements as well. On the film spectrum “Mad Max: Fury Road” leads all with six nominations. “The Revenant” and “Spotlight” garnered four each, while “The Martian,” “Trumbo” and “The Hateful Eight” earned three nominations each.

“Mad Max: Fury Road” scored three best picture nominees for Best Action Movie, Best Sci/fi Horror Movie and Best Picture overall. Tom Hardy earned himself an acting nod for his role as the new Max Rockatansky while Charlize Theron has two for her role as Furiousa.

Hardy is also nominated for his role in “The Revanant” alongside Paul Dano, Michael Shannon, Slyvester Stallone, Mark Ruffalo and Mark Rylance.

Only a couple of surprises came with this announcement as “Sicario” finally managed to make it into this years award season. Emily Blunt, who played Kate Macer in the film, is up for Best Actress in an Action Movie and the movie itself is up for Best Picture and Best Action Movie. Finally, Jason Statham earned his first Critics Choice Award nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy.

The 21st annual Critic’s Choice Awards will be Hosted by “Deadpool” star T.J. Miller airing simultaneously on A&E, Lifetime and LMN on January 17th.

Here are the nominations for the 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards:

 

BEST PICTURE

The Big Short

Bridge of Spies

Brooklyn

Carol

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Room

Sicario

Spotlight

ACTOR

Bryan Cranston – Trumbo

Matt Damon – The Martian

Johnny Depp – Black Mass

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant

Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl

ACTRESS

Cate Blanchett – Carol

Brie Larson – Room

Jennifer Lawrence – Joy

Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years

Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn

Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Paul Dano – Love & Mercy

Tom Hardy – The Revenant

Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight

Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies

Michael Shannon – 99 Homes

Sylvester Stallone – Creed

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight

Rooney Mara – Carol

Rachel McAdams – Spotlight

Helen Mirren – Trumbo

Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl

Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs

YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS

Abraham Attah – Beasts of No Nation

RJ Cyler – Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Shameik Moore – Dope

Milo Parker – Mr. Holmes

Jacob Tremblay – Room

ACTING ENSEMBLE

The Big Short

The Hateful Eight

Spotlight

Straight Outta Compton

Trumbo

DIRECTOR

Todd Haynes – Carol

Alejandro González Iñárritu – The Revenant

Tom McCarthy – Spotlight

George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road

Ridley Scott – The Martian

Steven Spielberg – Bridge of Spies

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen – Bridge of Spies

Alex Garland – Ex Machina

Quentin Tarantino – The Hateful Eight

Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley – Inside Out

Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy – Spotlight

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Charles Randolph and Adam McKay – The Big Short

Nick Hornby – Brooklyn

Drew Goddard – The Martian

Emma Donoghue – Room

Aaron Sorkin – Steve Jobs

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Carol – Ed Lachman

The Hateful Eight – Robert Richardson

Mad Max: Fury Road – John Seale

The Martian – Dariusz Wolski

The Revenant – Emmanuel Lubezki

Sicario – Roger Deakins

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Bridge of Spies – Adam Stockhausen, Rena DeAngelo

Brooklyn – François Séguin, Jennifer Oman and Louise Tremblay

Carol – Judy Becker, Heather Loeffler

The Danish Girl – Eve Stewart, Michael Standish

Mad Max: Fury Road – Colin Gibson

The Martian – Arthur Max, Celia Bobak

EDITING

The Big Short – Hank Corwin

Mad Max: Fury Road – Margaret Sixel

The Martian – Pietro Scalia

The Revenant – Stephen Mirrione

Spotlight – Tom McArdle

COSTUME DESIGN

Brooklyn – Odile Dicks-Mireaux

Carol – Sandy Powell

Cinderella – Sandy Powell

The Danish Girl – Paco Delgado

Mad Max: Fury Road – Jenny Beavan

HAIR & MAKEUP

Black Mass

Carol

The Danish Girl

The Hateful Eight

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

VISUAL EFFECTS

Ex Machina

Jurassic World

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

The Walk

ANIMATED FEATURE

Anomalisa

The Good Dinosaur

Inside Out

The Peanuts Movie

Shaun the Sheep Movie

ACTION MOVIE

Furious 7

Jurassic World

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Sicario

ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE

Daniel Craig – Spectre

Tom Cruise – Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Tom Hardy – Mad Max: Fury Road

Chris Pratt – Jurassic World

Paul Rudd – Ant-Man

ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE

Emily Blunt – Sicario

Rebecca Ferguson – Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Bryce Dallas Howard – Jurassic World

Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road

COMEDY

The Big Short

Inside Out

Joy

Sisters

Spy

Trainwreck

ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Christian Bale – The Big Short

Steve Carell – The Big Short

Robert De Niro – The Intern

Bill Hader – Trainwreck

Jason Statham – Spy

ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Tina Fey – Sisters

Jennifer Lawrence – Joy

Melissa McCarthy – Spy

Amy Schumer – Trainwreck

Lily Tomlin – Grandma

SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIE

Ex Machina

It Follows

Jurassic World

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The Assassin

Goodnight Mommy

Mustang

The Second Mother

Son of Saul

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Amy

Cartel Land

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

He Named Me Malala

The Look of Silence

Where to Invade Next

SONG

Fifty Shades of Grey – Love Me Like You Do

Furious 7 – See You Again

The Hunting Ground – Til It Happens To You

Love & Mercy – One Kind of Love

Spectre – Writing’s on the Wall

Youth – Simple Song #3

SCORE

Carol – Carter Burwell

The Hateful Eight – Ennio Morricone

The Revenant – Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto

Sicario – Johann Johannsson

Spotlight – Howard Shore