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Brooklyn, Tangerine, Rooney Mara, Tom Hardy Lead in Film Nominations Announced Today by Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) #DorianAwards

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The Dorian Awards #GALECA
The Dorian Awards #GALECA

Award season is rushing forward with critics choices for best film, television show and performance in addition to the creative side from directors to set design. Today, we received the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association’s nominations for their upcoming Dorian Awards which honors content “from mainstream to gaystream.”

Dorian winners will be announced next Tuesday, January 19th but…

the group’s annual, Hasty Pudding-esque Winners Toast is scheduled for Sunday, March 6th in Los Angeles, where “any nominees or victors who care to join our LA-area members for champagne and pomme frites and fun are most welcome,” said GALECA John Griffiths, GALECA president and Television Critic for Us Weekly.

COMPLETE LIST OF GALECA 2015/16 DORIAN AWARDS NOMINEES 

FILM OF THE YEAR
  • The Big Short / Paramount, Regency
  • Brooklyn / Fox Searchlight
  • Carol / The Weinstein Company
  • Mad Max: Fury Road / Warner Bros., Village Road Sho
  • 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
 
GALECA’S MISSION
GALECA, an established 501 C-6 nonprofit, aims to generate camaraderie in an unsettling media environment, champion constructive film and TV criticism and elevate entertainment journalism as a whole. Via panels, screenings, events and its occasional “Ten Best” lists, GALECA also strives to remind the world that the LGBTQ-munity has a significant history of helping improve pop culture at large. After all, how would the world fare without knowing what’s campy? Want more goodness… check them out at GALECA.org  Facebook  Twitter