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L.A. Film Critics Awards: Spotlight Is Best Picture

by | December 7, 2015 | Comments

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association announced the winners of the 2015 LAFCA Awards on Sunday, naming Spotlight Best Picture of the year. Each December, LAFCA members vote on the year’s Achievement Awards, honoring screen excellence on both sides of the camera. Plaques of recognition are presented to winners during LAFCA’s annual ceremony, held in mid-January.


Best Picture: Spotlight (2015) 97%

Best Director: George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 97%

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

Best Actor: Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs (2015) 85%

Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina (2015) 92%

Best Supporting Actor: Michael Shannon, 99 Homes (2014) 92%

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

Best Cinematography: John Seale, Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 97%

Best Editing: Hank Corwin, The Big Short (2015) 89%

Best Foreign-Language Film: Son of Saul (2015) 96%

Best Animation: Anomalisa (2015) 92%

Best Documentary: Amy (2015) 95%

Best Music Score: Carter Burwell, Anomalisa (2015) 92% & Carol (2015) 94%

Best Production Design: Colin Gibson, Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 97%

Career Achievement: Editor Anne V. Coates.

  • Sharon Mahart

    Yay for Alicia Vikander!

    • Bradly Martin

      all my sources say she is a shoe in for “The Danish Girl”. I love that she is winning and being acknowledged for both amazing performances!

  • Bradly Martin

    This award season really is up in the air! Well, with the exception of Best Picture. Spotlight appears to have that on lock down more and more every day.

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