'Spotlight,' 'Mad Max' win at Critics' Choice Awards

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  • Monday, 18 Jan 2016

Left-Right: Actresses Abbey Lee, Courtney Eaton, Riley Keough, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Zoe Kravitz accept the Best Action Movie award for 'Mad Max: Fury Road' during the Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California on January 17, 2016. - Getty/AFP / Kevin Winter

"The Big Short," about the 2008 financial meltdown, won the Best Comedy category, while "Inside Out" was awarded the Best Animated Feature. Both are also nominated for Oscars.

In the television category, USA Network's cyber-thriller "Mr. Robot" won three awards, including Best Drama Series, Best Actor in a Drama Series for its Egyptian-American star Rami Malek, and Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Christian Slater.

Netflix's "Master of None" starring Indian-American Aziz Ansari, won in the Best Comedy Series category. Ansari, who made his mark in the NBC comedy "Parks and Recreation," co-writes the series.

Ansari however lost out in the Best Actor in a Comedy Series award to Jeffrey Tambor, who stars as a transgender, divorced, mother/father in the Amazon show "Transparent."

The Best Actress in a Comedy Series went to Rachel Bloom for her role in The CW network show "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," while Carrie Coon scooped up the Best Actress in a Drama Series award for her role in the HBO show "The Leftovers."

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