2012 L.A. Film Critics Circle Awards Announced! (Amour Wins Best Picture!)

The first upset of the awards season has just happened in AMOUR taking Best Picture at the Los Angeles Film Critics Circle Awards 2012. AMOUR pipped ZERO DARK THIRTY, which is charging the category having won it at New York and Boston, while ZERO took out editing (which its also dominated in other awards events). THE MASTER took best director Paul Thomas Anderson and Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix. Best Actress was tied between Jennifer Lawrence (SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK) and Emanuelle Riva (AMOUR). SKYFALL gets a run on the board for Best Cinematography! Here’s the list of winners!

Best Film: Amour

Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson – The Master

Best Actress: (tie) Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings PlaybookEmmanuelle Riva –Amour

Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix – The Master

Best Supporting Actress: Amy Adams – The Master

Best Supporting Actor: Dwight Henry – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Editing: Dylan TichenorWilliam Goldenberg – Zero Dark Thirty

Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins – Skyfall

Best Score: Behn ZeitlinDan Romer – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Screenplay: Chris Terrio – Argo

Best Production Design: Jack Fisk – The Master

Best Animated Film: Frankenweenie

Best Documentary: The Gatekeepers