'Carol' Earns Multiple Mentions as Dorian Award Nominees Are Unveiled

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'Carol'

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association also name Jane Fonda as winner of the group's Timeless Star Award.

The Big Short, Brooklyn, Carol, Mad Max: Fury Road and Spotlight have been nominated as best film of the year by the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, which is comprised of more than 130 critics and entertainment writers, as it unveiled nominees for its Dorian Awards on Tuesday.

Carol also secured a nomination as best LGBTQ film along with The Danish Girl, Freeheld, Grandma and Tangerine.

In the TV categories, the group nominated Fargo, The Leftovers, Mad Men, Mr. Robot and Orange Is the New Black as TV drama of the year and Grace and Frankie, Masters of None, Transparent, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Veep as TV comedy of the year.

GALECA selected Jane Fonda to receive its Timeless Star Award, given to “an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom and wit.”

In the film acting categories, for best performance of the year by an actress, nominees included both Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara from Carol, Brie Larson from Room, Charlotte Rampling from 45 Years and Saoirse Ronan from Brooklyn.

The nominees for performance of the year — actor are Matt Damon for The Martian, Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant, Michael Fassbender for Steve Jobs, Eddie Redmayne for The Danish Girl and Tom Hardy for his dual performance as the Kray brothers in Legend.

The group also nominated five movies as Campy Flick of the Year: The Boy Next Door, Fifty Shades of Grey, Magic Mike XXL, Jupiter Ascending and Stonewall.

Dorian winners will be announced Jan.19, and the group will hold its annual Winners Toast in Los Angeles on March 6.

A complete list of nominees follows:

FILM OF THE YEAR

The Big Short / Paramount, Regency

Brooklyn / Fox Searchlight

Carol / The Weinstein Company

Mad Max: Fury Road /  Warner Bros., Village Road Show

Spotlight / Open Road, Participant, First Look

 

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 

(Film or Television)

Sean Baker, Tangerine / Magnolia Pictures

Todd Haynes, Carol / The Weinstein Company

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu, The Revenant / Fox

Tom McCarthy, Spotlight / Open Road, Participant, First Look

George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road / Warner Bros., Village Road Show

 

PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR — ACTRESS

Cate Blanchett, Carol / The Weinstein Company

Brie Larson, Room / A24

Rooney Mara, Carol / The Weinstein Company

Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years / Sundance Selects

Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn / Fox Searchlight

 

PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR — ACTOR

Matt Damon, The Martian / Fox

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant / Fox

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs / Universal

Tom Hardy, Legend / Universal, Cross Creek

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl / Focus, Working Title

 

LGBTQ FILM OF THE YEAR

Carol / The Weinstein Company

The Danish Girl / Focus, Working Title

Freeheld / Summit

Grandma / Sony Pictures Classics

Tangerine / Magnolia Pictures

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR

The Assassin / Central Motion Pictures, Well Go USA

Mustang / Cohen Media Group

Phoenix / Sundance Selects

Son of Saul / Sony Pictures Classics

Viva / Magnolia Pictures

 

SCREENPLAY OF THE YEAR

Emma Donoghue, Room / A24

Phyllis Nagy, Carol / The Weinstein Company

Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, The Big Short / Paramount, Regency

Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy, Spotlight / Open Road, Participant, First Look

Aaron Sorkin, Steve Jobs / Universal

 

DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR 

(theatrical release, TV airing or DVD release)

Amy / A24

Best of Enemies / Magnolia Pictures, Magnet

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief / HBO

Making a Murderer / Netflix

What Happened, Miss Simone? / Netflix

 

VISUALLY STRIKING FILM OF THE YEAR

(honoring a production of stunning beauty, from art direction to cinematography)

Carol / The Weinstein Company

The Danish Girl / Focus, Working Title

Mad Max: Fury Road / Warner Bros., Village Road Show

The Martian / Fox

The Revenant / Fox

 

UNSUNG FILM OF THE YEAR

The Diary of a Teenage Girl / Sony Pictures Classics

Ex Machina / A24

Grandma / Sony Pictures Classics

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl / Fox Searchlight

Tangerine (Magnolia)

 

CAMPY FLICK OF THE YEAR

The Boy Next Door

Fifty Shades of Grey

Magic Mike XXL

Jupiter Ascending

Stonewall

 

TV DRAMA OF THE YEAR

Fargo / FX

The Leftovers / HBO

Mad Men / AMC

Mr. Robot / USA

Orange Is the New Black / Netflix

 

TV COMEDY OF THE YEAR

Grace and Frankie / Netflix

Master of None / Netflix

Transparent / Amazon

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt / Netflix

Veep / HBO

 

TV PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR — ACTOR

Titus Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt / Netflix

Jon Hamm, Mad Men / AMC

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot / USA

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent / Amazon

Justin Theroux, The Leftovers / HBO

 

TV PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR — ACTRESS

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder / ABC

Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie / Netflix

Taraji P. Henson, Empire / Fox

Krysten Ritter, Jessica Jones / Netflix

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie / Netflix

 

TV CURRENT AFFAIRS SHOW OF THE YEAR

Anderson Cooper 360 / CNN

The Daily Show / Comedy Central

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver / HBO

The Rachel Maddow Show / MSNBC

Real Time With Bill Maher / HBO

 

LGBTQ TV SHOW OF THE YEAR

Grace and Frankie / Netflix

Looking / HBO

Orange Is the New Black / Netflix

Sense8 / Netflix

Transparent / Amazon

 

UNSUNG TV SHOW OF THE YEAR

Broad City / Comedy Central

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend / CW

Getting On / HBO

Looking / HBO

UnReal / Lifetime

 

TV MUSICAL MOMENT OF THE YEAR

Adele: “Hello / ” Adele Live in New York City / NBC

Aretha Franklin: “(You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman,” 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors / CBS

Lady Gaga: The Sound of Music 50th anniversary tribute, 87th Annual Academy Awards / ABC

Sydney Lucas and the Cast of Fun Home: "Ring of Keys” 69th Annual Tony Awards / CBS

John Legend and Common: “Glory” (Original song nominee, Selma): 87th Annual Academy Awards / ABC

 

CAMPY TV SHOW OF THE YEAR

American Horror Story: Hotel 

Empire 

How to Get Away With Murder 

Scream Queens

Sense8

 

“WE’RE WILDE ABOUT YOU!” RISING STAR AWARD

Rami Malek

Kitana Kiki Rodriguez

Mya Taylor

Jacob Tremblay

Alicia Vikander

 

WILDE WIT OF THE YEAR 

(honoring a performer, writer or commentator whose observations both challenge and amuse)

Billy Eichner

Rachel Maddow

Tig Notaro

John Oliver

Amy Schumer

 

WILDE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

(honoring a truly groundbreaking force in the fields of film, theater and/or television)

Andrew Haigh

Todd Haynes

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Tig Notaro

Amy Schumer

 

TIMELESS STAR

(to an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom and wit)

Jane Fonda

 

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