Tom Hardy pushes to the front in 2015 London Film Critic's Circle Nominations

The UK's leading film critics today announced the nominations for their 36th annual awards ceremony, with Todd Haynes' romantic drama Carol leading the way with seven nominations including Film of the Year and both Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara contending for Actress of the Year. The never-not-busy Tom Hardy also received a stonking three nominations for his work in 2015 alone, including roles in Legend, The Revenant and Mad Max: Fury Road (pictured), plus British drama London Road.

The gala ceremony will be held on Sunday 17th January at The May Fair Hotel.

Established in 1913, The Critics' Circle is the oldest organisation of its kind in the world, with more than 400 members who work in the UK media as critics of drama, art and architecture, music, film and dance. Chaired by Anna Smith, the Film Section membership is made up of more than 145 UK film critics, broadcasters and writers, including Guardian critic Peter Bradshaw, the BBC’s Mark Kermode and Sight & Sound editor Nick James, and has presented its awards annually since 1980. See more at www.criticscircle.org.uk

The full list of nominees for the 36th London Critics' Circle Film Awards:

FILM OF THE YEAR

45 Years

Amy

Carol

Inside Out

The Look of Silence

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Room

Spotlight

 

BRITISH FILM OF THE YEAR

45 Years

Amy

Brooklyn

The Lobster

London Road

 

FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR

Eden

Hard to Be a God

The Look of Silence

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

The Tribe

 

DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR

Amy

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

The Look of Silence

Palio

A Syrian Love Story

 

ACTOR OF THE YEAR

Tom Courtenay - 45 Years

Paul Dano - Love & Mercy

Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant

Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs

Tom Hardy - Legend

 

ACTRESS OF THE YEAR

Cate Blanchett - Carol

Brie Larson - Room

Rooney Mara - Carol

Charlotte Rampling - 45 Years

Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR OF THE YEAR

Benicio Del Toro - Sicario

Tom Hardy - The Revenant

Oscar Isaac - Ex Machina

Michael Keaton - Spotlight

Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies

 

SUPPORTING ACTRESS OF THE YEAR

Olivia Colman - The Lobster

Kristen Stewart - Clouds of Sils Maria

Tilda Swinton - Trainwreck

Alicia Vikander - Ex Machina

Kate Winslet - Steve Jobs

 

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Andrew Haigh - 45 Years

Todd Haynes - Carol

Alejandro G Iñárritu - The Revenant

George Miller - Mad Max: Fury Road

Ridley Scott - The Martian

 

SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR

Emma Donoghue - Room

Nick Hornby - Brooklyn

Phyllis Nagy - Carol

Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy - Spotlight

Aaron Sorkin - Steve Jobs

 

BRITISH ACTOR OF THE YEAR

Michael Caine - Kingsman: The Secret Service, Youth

Idris Elba - Beasts of No Nation, Second Coming

Colin Farrell - The Lobster, Miss Julie

Michael Fassbender - Macbeth Slow West, Steve Jobs,

Tom Hardy - Legend, London Roa, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenantd

 

BRITISH ACTRESS OF THE YEAR

Emily Blunt - Sicario

Carey Mulligan - Far From the Madding Crowd, Suffragette

Charlotte Rampling - 45 Years, The Forbidden Room

Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn, Lost River

Kate Winslet - The Dressmaker, A Little Chaos, Steve Jobs

 

YOUNG BRITISH PERFORMER

Asa Butterfield - X + Y

Milo Parker - Mr Holmes, Robot Overlords

Florence Pugh - The Falling

Liam Walpole - The Goob

Maisie Williams - The Falling

 

BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH FILMMAKER

Tom Browne - Radiator

Mark Burton & Richard Starzak - Shaun the Sheep Movie

Emma Donoghue - Room

Alex Garland - Ex Machina

John Maclean - Slow West

 

BRITISH SHORT FILM

Directed by Tweedie - dir Duncan Cowles

Leidi - dir Simon Mesa Soto

Over - dir Jorn Threlfall

Rate Me - dir Fyzal Boulifa

Stutterer - dir Benjamin Cleary

 

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Carter Burwell, music - Carol

Wade Eastwood, stunts - Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Colin Gibson, production design - Mad Max: Fury Road

Elliott Graham, editing - Steve Jobs

Edward Lachman, cinematography - Carol

Tom Ozanich, sound design - Sicario

Sandy Powell, costumes - Cinderella

John Seale, cinematography - Mad Max: Fury Road

Alistair Sirkett and Markus Stemler, sound design - Macbeth

Andrew Whitehurst, visual effects - Ex Machina


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