Critics vote 'Mad Max: Fury Road' as best film of 2015

Stuffy awards organisation embraces blockbusters in 2015.

Published Thu, Dec 3 2015 5:48 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:02 PM CST

Expectations were high for the first 'Mad Max' film in 20 years, but who would have thought that 'Fury Road' would end up being the darling of film critics? While the film enjoys a stellar 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the real surprise is that the film has taken out the 2015 Best Film award from the prestigious National Board of Review.

Critics vote 'Mad Max: Fury Road' as best film of 2015 |

According to Vanity Fair, the award board known for favouring stuffy critic-bait in the past have embraced blockbusters in 2015, also awarding Ridley Scott with Best Director for 'The Martian' and Best Screenplay to Quentin Tarantino for the upcoming 'The Hateful Eight'.

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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