‘Carol’ Wins Big with Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association



Carol,” Todd Haynes’ lesbian drama, is still finding some love after not receiving a Best Picture nomination at this year’s Oscars. The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association announced its winners Monday, and “Carol” came away the clear favorite in film categories. The film received awards for Haynes, Cate Blanchett, Film of the Year and Screenplay of the Year.

The film was also named LGBTQ Film of the Year, and Haynes picked up the Wilde Artist of the Year award.

Meanwhile, Leonardo DiCaprio continued his winning crusade for his role in “The Revenant.” “Son of Saul” and “Amy” took home accolades for foreign and documentary features, respectively. “Mad Max: Fury Road” swooped up the Visually Striking Film of the Year award.

On the TV side, Jeffrey Tambor added to his already impressive list of wins for his show, “Transparent.” The show also picked up best comedy series and LGBTQ show of the year.

See the full list of winners below.


Film of the Year



Director of the Year

Todd Haynes, “Carol”


Film Actor of the Year

Leonardo Dicaprio, “The Revenant”


Film Actress of the Year

Cate Blanchett, “Carol”


LGBTQ Film of the Year



Foreign Language Film of the Year

“Son of Saul”


Screenplay of the Year



Documentary of the Year



Visually Striking Film of the Year

“Mad Max: Fury Road”


Unsung Film of the Year



Campy Flick of the Year

“Magic Mike XXL”


TV Drama of the Year

(TIE) “Fargo” & “Orange is the New Black”


TV Comedy of the Year



TV Actor of the Year

Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”


TV Actress of the Year

Taraji P. Henson, “Empire”


LGBTQ Show of the Year



Unsung TV Show of the Year



TV Current Affairs Show of the Year

“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”


Campy TV Show of the Year



TV Musical Performance of the Year

Aretha Franklin


The ‘We’re Wilde About You’ Rising Star Award

Alicia Vikander


Wilde Wit of the Year

Amy Schumer


Wilde Artist of the Year

Todd Haynes


Timeless Award

Jane Fonda (previously announced)