Sunday, December 11, 2005

LA Film Critics Awards 2005 

The first awards of the season have been announced, as the Los Angeles Film Critics made public their list of winners and runners-up for their 31st annual awards, which will be officially presented on January 17.

And the happy artists and films in the major categories are:

Best Picture: Brokeback Mountain
Director: Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain
Actress: Vera Farmiga, Down to the Bone
Actor: Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Capote
Supporting Actress: Catherine Keener, Capote AND Ballad of Jack and Rose AND The 40 Year Old Virgin AND The Interpreter (busy, busy!)
Supporting Actor: William Hurt, A History of Violence
Screenplay: TIE: Dan Futterman, Capote and Noah Baumbach, The Squid and the Whale
Foreign Language Film: Cache
Documentary/Nonfiction: Grizzly Man
Production Design: William Chang, 2046
Animation: Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Nick Park and Steve Box
Music/Score: Joe Hisaishi and Youmi Kimura, Howl's Moving Castle
Cinematography: Robert Elswit, Good Night, and Good Luck
Independent/Experimental: La Commune (Paris, 1871)

For other winners and the runners-up, see the LAFCA announcement.

Posted by Beth Henderson at 6:54 PM