Spotlight Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, Brian d’Arcy James and Stanley Tucci

‘Spotlight’ was named Best Picture of 2015 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA), besting ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ which received Runner Up honors. ‘Amy’ beat ‘The Look of Silence’ for Best Documentary honors, and ‘Son of Saul’ took Best Foreign Film, with Runner Up honors going to ‘The Tribe.’

The winners will be honored at the official awards ceremony on January 9, which will be dedicated to the late Belgian director Chantal Akerman. Film editor Anne V. Coates, who won the Oscar for film-editing for her work on 1963’s “Lawrence of Arabia,” will be honored with the group’s career achievement award.

BEST PICTURE
“SPOTLIGHT”
RUNNER UP: (“MAD MAX: FURY ROAD”)

BEST DIRECTOR
GEORGE MILLER “MAD MAX: FURY ROAD”
RUNNER UP:TODD HAYNES (“CAROL”)

BEST ACTOR
MICHAEL FASSBENDER “STEVE JOBS”
RUNNER UP: GÉZA RÖHRIG (“SON OF SAUL”)

BEST ACTRESS
CHARLOTTE RAMPLING “45 YEARS”
RUNNER UP: SAOIRSE RONAN (“BROOKLYN”)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
MICHAEL SHANNON “99 HOMES”
RUNNER UP: MARK RYLANCE (“BRIDGE OF SPIES”)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
ALICIA VIKANDER “EX MACHINA”

RUNNER UP: KRISTEN STEWART (“CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA”)

BEST SCREENPLAY
JOSH SINGER & TOM MCCARTHY “SPOTLIGHT”
RUNNER UP: CHARLIE KAUFMAN (“ANOMALISA”)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
JOHN SEALE “MAD MAX: FURY ROAD”
RUNNER-UP: EDWARD LACHMAN (“CAROL”)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
COLIN GIBSON “MAD MAX: FURY ROAD”
RUNNER UP: JUDY BECKER (“CAROL”)

BEST EDITING
HANK CORWIN “THE BIG SHORT”
RUNNER UP: MARGARET SIXEL (“MAD MAX: FURY ROAD”)

BEST MUSIC SCORE
CARTER BURWELL “ANOMALISA” AND “CAROL”
RUNNER-UP: ENNIO MORRICONE (“THE HATEFUL EIGHT”)

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
“SON OF SAUL” DIRECTED BY LÁSZLÓ NEMES

RUNNER-UP :”THE TRIBE” DIRECTED BY MIROSLAV SLABOSHPITSKY

BEST DOCUMENTARY/NON-FICTION FILM
“AMY” DIRECTED BY ASIF KAPADIA

RUNNER UP: “THE LOOK OF SILENCE” DIRECTED BY JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER

BEST ANIMATION
“ANOMALISA” DIRECTED BY DUKE JOHNSON & CHARLIE KAUFMAN
RUNNER-UP: “INSIDE OUT” DIRECTED BY PETE DOCTER & BOB PETERSON

SPECIAL CITATION
FILM PRESERVATIONIST DAVID SHEPARD

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT
ANNE V. COATES

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