The Boston Online Film Critics Association on Saturday announced its 2015 winners, awarding best picture to Mad Max: Fury Road.
Critics opted for the Charlize Theron starrer over Spotlight, the true story about the Boston Globe journalists who uncovered a massive scandal of child molestation by priests, followed by a cover-up within the local Roman Catholic Archdiocese in 2001. Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery and Brian d’Arcy star in the Tom McCarthy-directed pic.
Mad Max also scored big in four other categories, including best director for George Miller; best cinematography for John Seale; best editing for Margaret Sixel; and best original score for Junkie XL.
Michael B. Jordan took home best actor honors for Creed; Saoirse Ronan was named best actress for Brooklyn; Creed‘s Sylvester Stallone was awarded the best supporting actor prize; and Clouds of Sils Maria‘s Kristen Stewart earned the best supporting actress nod.
Elsewhere, Son of Saul was tapped as best foreign language film; Amy Winehouse doc Amy was named best documentary; and Spotlight earned best ensemble honors.
The association also announced their top 10 films of the year:
1. Mad Max: Fury Road
6. Clouds of Sils Maria
7. Bridge of Spies
8. The Martian