‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ named top film of 2015 by Online Film Critics Society

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron, was named the top film of 2015 by the Online Film Critics Society.

(Jasin Boland )

It has been a great day for George Miller’s post-apocalyptic action-adventure “Mad Max: Fury Road.” The box office hit dominated the Critics’ Choice Awards nominations Monday morning and was also named the top film of the year by the Online Film Critics Society.

The society is the world’s oldest group for online film critics, with 254 members from 22 countries.

The Warner Bros. release won four awards from the Online Film Critics Society -- for top film, director, editing for Margaret Sixel and cinematography for John Seale.

Michael Fassbender won lead actor for “Steve Jobs,” and Cate Blanchett received the lead actress honor for “Carol.”


Supporting actor went to Oscar Isaac for “Ex Machina,” and Rooney Mara won for supporting actress for “Carol.”

Original screenplay honors went to Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy for “Spotlight”; Phyllis Nagy won for adapted screenplay for “Carol.”

“Inside Out” won in the animation feature category, and “The Look of Silence” received documentary honors. Taiwan’s “The Assassin” won for film not in the English language.

The international group also recognized films not yet released in the U.S.: “Cemetery of Splendor,” “The Club,” “Dheepan,” “The Lobster,” “Mountains May Depart,” “Mia Madre,” “Rams,” “Right Now, Wrong Then,” “Aferim!” and “The Sunset Song.”


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