Sunday, December 12, 2010

36th Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards



Perhaps the most powerful group of critics voted today and here are the winners with  some surprises as most top awards went to non-American films, but the big winner is -obviously- American.

Best Picture: The Social Network
Runner-Up: Carlos

Best Director (tie)
Olivier Assayas for Carlos
David Fincher for The Social Network

Best Actress: Kim Hye-Ja in Mother
Runner-Up: Jennifer Lawrence in Winter’s Bone

Best Supporting Actress: Jacki Weaver in Animal Kingdom
Runner-Up: Olivia Williams in The Ghost Writer

Best Actor: Colin Firth in The King’s Speech
Runner-Up: Edgar Ramirez in Carlos

Best Supporting Actor: Niels Arestrup in A Prophet
Runner-Up: Geoffrey Rush in The King’s Speech

Best Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin for The Social Network
Best Cinematography: Matthew Libatique for Black Swan
Best Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas for Inception

Best Foreign-Language Film: Carlos, Oliver Assayas
Best Documentary/Non –Fiction Film: Last Train Home, Lixin Fan
Best Animation: Toy Story 3

To check winners in all categories go here. Up to this moment and taking into account all groups that have announced winners The Social Network is well ahead of all other films. Most interesting is the Best Actress category that has some expected and some unexpected winners. Tomorrow the other powerful group of critics will announce their honors, The New York Film Critics and will follow them as today.

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