Denver Film Critics Society Nominations are in

Trashwire is a member of the Denver Film Critics Society, which means we get to vote for our favorite films every year. Here are the nominations. Which movies deserve to win? Let us know what your favorites were on Facebook and Twitter.

Best Picture:
Mad Max: Fury Road
Inside Out
The Revenant

Best Director:
George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Ridley Scott, The Martian
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, The Revenant
Lenny Abrahamson, Room

Best Actor:
Matt Damon, The Martian
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Will Smith, Concussion
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

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

Best Supporting Actor:
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon, 99 Homes
Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation
Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Supporting Actress:
Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
Elizabeth Banks, Love and Mercy
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight

Best Animated Film:
Inside Out
The Peanuts Movie
Shaun the Sheep Movie
The Good Dinosaur

Best Science Fiction/Horror Film:
Ex Machina
The Martian
It Follows
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Comedy:
What We Do in the Shadows
The Big Short
Inside Out

Best Original Screenplay:
Pete Docter, Josh Cooley and Meg LeFauve, Inside Out
Alex Garland, Ex Machina
Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer, Spotlight
Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight
Amy Schumer, Trainwreck

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Emma Donoghue, Room
Nick Hornby, Brooklyn
Adam McKay, Charles Randolph, The Big Short
Aaron Sorkin, Steve Jobs
Drew Goddard, The Martian

Best Documentary:
Listen to Me Marlon
Cartel Land
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
The Look of Silence

Best Visual Effects:
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Walk
Mad Max: Fury Road
Ex Machina
The Martian

Best Original Song:
Wiz Khalifa, “See You Again,” Furious 7
Sam Smith, “Writing’s on the Wall,” Spectre
Lady Gaga, “Til It Happens to You,” The Hunting Ground
Tim Wheeler, “Feels Like Summer,” Shaun the Sheep Movie
Sumi Jo, “Simple Song #3,” Youth

Best Score:
Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight
John Williams, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Bryce Dessner, Carsten Nicolai and Ryuichi Sakamoto, The Revenant
Howard Shore, Spotlight
Tom Holkenborg AKA Junkie XL, Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Foreign Language Film:
Son of Saul
The Fencer
The Assassin
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Alexis Gentry

Alexis Gentry is the creator and editor of She has been called a “dynamic, talented and unique voice in pop culture” by Ben Lyons of E! and, with her strong fascination with entertainment and penchant for writing, it’s not hard to see why.

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