Despite the Best Film win Mad Max didn't win in any other categories. The other winners were spread out over various other noteworthy films. Including The Hateful Eight (Quintin Tarantino-Best Original Screenplay, Jennifer Jason Leigh-Best Supporting Actress ), The Martian (Ridley Scott-Best Director, Matt Damon-Best Actor, Drew Goddard-Best Adapted Screenplay), and Room (Brie Larson-Best Actress).
Other notable wins are Sylvester Stallone for Best Supporting Actor for Creed, Inside Out for Best Animated Feature, Amy for Best Documentary and Son of Saul for Best Foreign Language Film.
The question now is can Mad Max turn this win into an Oscar nomination? And can Star Wars: The Force Awakens which didn't screen in time for the NBR get any kind of awards traction? Also what about other movies that got left off. Will Carol, Joy, Steve Jobs, Brooklyn, or The Revenant be able to get momentum.
Full list of winners below. Let us know your thoughts.
Best Director: Ridley Scott – The Martian
Best Actor: Matt Damon – The Martian
Best Actress: Brie Larson – Room
Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone – Creed
Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight
Best Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino – The Hateful Eight
Best Adapted Screenplay: Drew Goddard – The Martian
Best Animated Feature: Inside Out
Breakthrough Performance: Abraham Attah – Beasts of No Nation & Jacob Tremblay – Room
Best Directorial Debut: Jonas Carpignano – Mediterranea
Best Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul
Best Documentary: Amy
William K. Everson Film History Award: Cecilia De Mille Presley
Best Ensemble: The Big Short
Spotlight Award: Sicario, for Outstanding Collaborative Vision
NBR Freedom of Expression Award: Beasts of No Nation & Mustang
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