Awards

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Thanks to everyone who voted in the Failed Critics Awards – and thanks especially to those of you who downloaded and listened to our end of year podcasts. You can find a list below of all of our winners (and losers) since we began back in 2012.


2016 Failed Critics Awards – podcast part 1 & part 2

Top Ten Films of the Year:

1. ARRIVAL

2. Deadpool
3. Spotlight
4. The Nice Guys
5. Green Room
6. Captain America: Civil War
7. Hell or High Water
8. Room
9. Rogue One – A Star Wars Story
10. Mob Handed

Best Male Performance

1. RYAN REYNOLDS, DEADPOOL

2. Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight
3. Patrick Stewart, Green Room
4. Ralph Fiennes, A Bigger Spash
5. John Goodman, 10 Cloverfield Lane
– Ryan Gosling, The Nice Guys

Best Female Performance

1. AMY ADAMS, ARRIVAL

2. Brie Larson, Room
3. Kate McKinnon, Ghostbusters
4. Tilda Swinton, A Bigger Splash
5. Elle Fanning, The Neon Demon
– Rachel McAdams, Spotlight

Best Documentary

1. WEINER

2. Tickled
3. 13th
4. My Scientology Movie
5. Amanda Knox

Best British Film

1. HIGH-RISE

2. I, Daniel Blake
3. Eye in the Sky
4. Eddie the Eagle
5. Mob Handed

Best Film not in the English Language

1. TRAIN TO BUSAN

2. Son of Saul
3. The Wailing
4. Your Name
5. Julietta

Best Soundtrack

1. THE NEON DEMON, CLIFF MARTINEZ

2. High Rise, Clint Mansell
3. Arrival, Jóhann Jóhannsson

Worst Film

1. ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE

2. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
3. Money Monster


2015 Failed Critics Awards – podcast

Top Ten Films of the Year:

1. MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

2. Whiplash
3. Inside Out
4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
5. Sicario
6. Kingsman: The Secret Service
7. Carol
8. The Martian
9. Birdman or (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
10. Jurassic World

Best Male Performance

1. JK SIMMONS – WHIPLASH

2. Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs
3. Benicio Del Toro – Sicario
4. Ian McKellen – Mr Holmes
5. Tom Hardy – Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Female Performance

1. CHARLIZE THERON – MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

2. Rooney Mara – Carol
3. Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina
4. Emily Blunt – Sicario
5. Cate Blanchett – Carol

Best Documentary

1. AMY

2. Cartel Land
3. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
4. Cobain: Montage of Heck
5. The Look of Silence

Best British Film

1. EX MACHINA

2. SPECTRE
3. Suffragette
4. The Lobster
5. Kingsman: The Secret Service

Best Film not in the English Language

1. WILD TALES

2. Mommy
3. A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
4. Girlhood
5. Force Majeure

Best Soundtrack

1. MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

2. Carol
3. It Follows
4. Whiplash
5. Beyond Clueless

Worst Film

1. MORTDECAI

2. Fantastic Four
3. United Passions

 

2014 Failed Critics Awards – podcast

Top Ten Films of the Year:

1. NIGHTCRAWLER

2. Guardians of the Galaxy
3. Gone Girl
4. Boyhood
5. Under the Skin
6. The Raid 2: Berandal
7. The Grand Budapest Hotel
8. 12 Years a Slave
9=. Dallas Buyers Club
9=. Interstellar

Best Male Performance

1. JAKE GYLLENHAAL – NIGHTCRAWLER

2. Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club
3. Chitiwel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave

Best Female Performance

1. ROSAMUND PIKE – GONE GIRL

2. Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave
3. Scarlett Johansson – Under The Skin

Best Documentary

1. LIFE ITSELF

2. An Honest Liar
3. Mistaken for Strangers

Best British Film

1. UNDER THE SKIN

2. Locke
3. Starred Up

Best Film not in the English Language

1. THE RAID 2: BERANDAL

2=. The Attorney
2=. Two Days, One Night

Best Soundtrack

1. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

2=. Gone Girl
2=. The Guest

Worst Film

I, Frankenstein

 

2013 Failed Critics Awards – podcast

Top Ten(ish) Films of the Year:

1. CLOUD ATLAS

2. Gravity
3. Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa
4. Django Unchained
5. Pacific Rim
6. The Way, Way Back
7. Les Miserables
8. Iron Man 3
9. The Place Beyond the Pines
=10. Blue is the Warmest Colour / The World’s End / Rush

Best Performances

Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips

Adèle Exarchopoulos – Blue is the Warmest Colour

Best Documentary

Blackfish

Best Film not in the English Language

Blue is the Warmest Colour

Best Soundtrack

Cloud Atlas

 

2012 Failed Critics Awards – podcast

Top 10 Films of the Year

1. AVENGERS ASSEMBLE

2. Skyfall
3. The Dark Knight Rises
4. Amour
5. The Raid
6. Looper
7. The Intouchables
8. Argo
9=. Rust & Bone
9=. Safety Not Guaranteed
9=. 21 Jump Street

Best Performances

Omar Sy – The Intouchables
Emmanuelle Riva – Amour

Best Foreign Language Film

The Raid

Best Soundtrack

The Dark Knight Rises – Hans Zimmer

Best Documentary

Dreams of a Life

Worst Film

Dark Shadows

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