National Board of Review names Mad Max: Fury Road best film of 2015

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The National Board of Review has named Mad Max: Fury Road the best movie of 2015.

Oh hells yes!

The post-apocalyptic feminist action movie was previously named the best movie of the year by the International Federation of Film Critics in September.

Other honors went to Ridley Scott for directing The Martian, Sylvester Stallone for his performance in Creed, and Quentin Tarantino for his screenplay for The Hateful Eight.

National Board of Review president Annie Schulhof issued the following statement regarding the wins by Fury Road and The Martian: “2015 has been a banner year for popular cinema. We are thrilled to be awarding George Miller and Ridley Scott, two iconic filmmakers at the top of their game, while also celebrating the next generation of talent.”

A full list of the awards is below.

Best Film: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Director: Ridley Scott – The Martian

Best Actor: Matt Damon – The Martian

Best Actress: Brie Larson – Room

Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone – Creed

Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight

Best Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino – The Hateful Eight

Best Adapted Screenplay: Drew Goddard – The Martian

Best Animated Feature: Inside Out

Breakthrough Performance: Abraham Attah – Beasts of No Nation & Jacob Tremblay – Room

Best Directorial Debut: Jonas Carpignano – Mediterranea

Best Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul

Best Documentary: Amy

William K. Everson Film History Award: Cecilia De Mille Presley

Best Ensemble: The Big Short

Spotlight Award: Sicario for Outstanding Collaborative Vision

NBR Freedom of Expression Award: Beasts of No Nation & Mustang

 

 

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