Mad Max: Fury Road leads Critic’s Choice Awards nominations

  • AP, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Dec 16, 2015 15:38 IST
A still from the opening scene of Mad Max: Fury Road. (Warner Bros.)

Mad Max: Fury Road was loved by both critics and audiences upon its release over the summer, and now leads the pack at the Critic’s Choice Awards with 13 nominations.

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The film collected 13 bids, including best picture, director (George Miller), actress (Charlize Theron) and actor (Tom Hardy), when nominations were announced Monday. Carol, The Martian and The Revenant each received nine nominations, including best picture and best director. Spotlight followed with eight bids, while dark comedy The Big Short collected seven.

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FX Networks’ Fargo dominated TV nominees with eight nods, including best limited series, actor (Patrick Wilson) and actress (Kirsten Dunst). HBO’s The Leftovers and Amazon’s Transparent each received six nominations.

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The Critics’ Choice Awards will be presented Jan. 17 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, and broadcast live on Lifetime and A&E.

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