2011 LA Film Critics Association Awards Announced!

BEST PICTURE, Winner: “The Descendants.”

BEST PICTURE, Runner-Up: “The Tree of Life.”

BEST ANIMATION, Winner: “Rango.”

Runner-Up: “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.”

BEST DIRECTOR, Winner: Terrence Malick, “The Tree of Life.”
Runner-Up: Martin Scorsese, “Hugo.”

BEST ACTOR, Winner: Michael Fassbender, “A Dangerous Method,” “Jane Eyre,” “Shame,” “X-Men: First Class.”
Runner-Up: Michael Shannon, “Take Shelter.”

BEST ACTRESS, Winner: Yun Jung-hee, “Poetry.”
Runner-Up: Kirsten Dunst, “Melancholia.”

BEST INDEPENDENT/EXPERIMENTAL: “Spark of Being.”

BEST DOCUMENTARY/NONFICTION, Winner: “Cave of Forgotten Dreams.”
Runner- Up, “The Arbor.”

BEST SCREENPLAY, Winner: Asghar Farhadi, “A Separation.”
Runner-Up: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, “The Descendants.”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, Winner: Christopher Plummer, “Beginners.”
Runner-Up: Patton Oswalt, “Young Adult.”

BEST SUPPORTING. ACTRESS, Winner: Jessica Chastain, “Coriolanus,” “The Debt,” “The Help,” “Take Shelter,” “Texas Killing Fields,” “Tree of Life”
Runner-Up: Janet McTeer, “Albert Nobbs.”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, Winner: Emmanuel Lubezki, “The Tree of Life.”
Runner-Up: Cao Yu, “City of Life and Death.”

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN, Winner: Dante Ferretti, “Hugo.”
Runner-Up: Maria Djurkovic, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.”

BEST MUSIC/SCORE, Winner: The Chemical Brothers, “Hanna.”
Runner-Up: Cliff Martinez, “Drive.”