Mad Max: Fury Road

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The Golden Globes and Oscars are still weeks away but awards season and nominations are already in full gear.

The National Board of Review announced its 2015 Award Winners Tuesday, with a gala to be held Jan. 5, 2016, that will be hosted by NBC's Willie Geist. The organization named Mad Max: Fury Road as its best film of the year, while Matt Damon, Sylvester Stallone and Brie Larson have also been honored. Although Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight hasn't been released wide yet, fans can certainly expect a lot as one of the movie's stars, Jennifer Jason Leigh, has received an award for her work. Tarantino also won for best original screenplay.

If you haven't had a chance to see Creed, the new spinoff of the Rocky franchise, hop to it, as Stallone has proven that his films still have some gas left. The National Board of Review gave him the prize for best supporting actor for his new boxing installment. The Breakthrough Performance category has a tie: Beasts of No Nation and Room. Both movies have received multiple 

Here is the list of winners in full:

Best Film:  Mad Max: Fury Road
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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