Drama – Directing and Writing

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This was a strong year filled with amazing films.  The directing and writing were certainly difficult to narrow down, but I’ve done it.  Below are the directors and writers I loved this year.

My nominees are:

Best Director, Drama
 

 Carol

dir. Todd Haynes

 45 Years

dir. Andrew Haigh

Mad Max: Fury Road

dir. George Miller

 
 
 Son of Saul

dir. Laszlo Nemes

 Spotlight

dir. Tom McCarthy

Runners-Up:
Ryan Coogler

(Creed)

Christian Petzold

(Phoenix)

Bill Pohlad

(Love & Mercy)

 

Best Original Screenplay, Drama
 

 Bridge of Spies

writers. Matt Charman,

Ethan Coen,

Joel Coen

Ex Machina

writer. Alex Garland 

Queen of Earth

writer. Alex Ross Perry


 
Spotlight

writers. Tom McCarthy,

Josh Singer

 Straight Outta Compton

witers. Andrea Berloff,

Jonathan Herman,

S. Leigh Savidge,

Alan Wenkus

Runners-Up:
Ryan Coogler, Aaron Covington

(Creed)

Taylor Sheridan

(Sicario)

Olivier Assayas

(Clouds of Sils Maria)

 

Best Adapted Screenplay, Drama
 

 Brooklyn

dir. Nick Hornby

Carol

dir. Phyllis Nagy

45 Years

dir. Andrew Haigh

 
 
 Phoenix

dir. Christian Petzold, Harun Farocki

 Steve Jobs

dir. Aaron Sorkin

Runners-Up:
Xavier Dolan, Michel Marc Bouchard

(Tom at the Farm)

David Nicholls

(Far from the Madding Crowd)

Emma Donoghue

(Room)

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