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Boston Film Critics Awards: Spotlight Named Best Picture of 2015

by | December 7, 2015 | Comments

The Boston Society of Film Critics picked the winners for their 2015 Awards on December 6. Spotlight won big with the awards for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, and Best Ensemble Cast. Read through for the full list.


Best Picture:  Spotlight (2015) 97%

Best Actor: (tie) Paul Dano for Love & Mercy (2015) 89% and Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant (2015) 78%

Best Actress:  Charlotte Rampling for 45 Years (2015) 97%

Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance for Bridge of Spies (2015) 90%

Best Supporting Actress: Kristen Stewart for Clouds of Sils Maria (2015) 90%

Best Director: Todd Haynes for Carol (2015) 94%

Best Screenplay: Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer for Spotlight (2015) 97%

Best Cinematography: Edward Lachman for Carol (2015) 94%

Best Documentary: Amy (2015) 95%

Best Foreign-Language Film :  The Look of Silence (2015) 96%

Best Animated Film:  (tie) Anomalisa (2015) 92% and Inside Out (2015) 98%

Best Film Editing (awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer):  Margaret Sixel for Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 97%

Best New Filmmaker (awarded in memory of David Brudnoy):  Marielle Heller for The Diary Of A Teenage Girl (2015) 95%

Best Ensemble Cast – Spotlight (2015) 97%

Best Use of Music in a Film – Love & Mercy (2015) 89%

  • Bradly Martin

    Award season is keeping up the trend of The Best films are Films nobody gets to see or more appropriately nobody can see. My small town Theater currently isn’t interested in “Child Molester Catholic movie” or “50’s Lesbian Romance”. They don’t even know what the hell Love & Mercy is an honestly, neither do I!?

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