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2009 - 35th Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

Picture
The Hurt Locker
(RU - Up in the Air)
Director
Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
(RU - Michael Haneke, The White Ribbon)
Actor
Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
(RU - Colin Firth, A Single Man)
Actress
Yolande Moreau, Séraphine
(RU - Carey Mulligan, An Education)
Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
(RU - Peter Capaldi, In the Loop)
Supporting Actress
Mo'Nique, Precious
(RU - Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air)
Screenplay
Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner, Up in the Air
(RU - In the Loop)

Foreign Film: Summer Hours, directed by Olivier Assayas
Animation: Fantastic Mr. Fox, directed by Wes Anderson
Non-Fiction Film (TIE): The Beaches of Agnès, directed by Agnès Varda and The Cove, directed by Louie Psihoyos
Cinematography: Christian Berger, The White Ribbon
Production Design: Philip Ivey, District 9
Music Score: T-Bone Burnett & Stephen Bruton, Crazy Heart
New Generation Award: Neill Blomkamp, District 9
The Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award: Anders Edstrom and C.W. Winter, The Anchorage
Career Achievement: Jean-Paul Belmondo





2008 - 34th Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

Picture
Wall-E
(RU - The Dark Knight)
Director
Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
(RU - Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight)
Actor
Sean Penn, Milk
(RU - Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler)
Actress
Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky
(RU - Melissa Leo, Frozen River)
Supporting Actor
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
(RU - Eddie Marsan, Happy-Go-Lucky)
Supporting Actress
Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona & Elegy
(RU - Viola Davis, Doubt)
Screenplay
Mike Leigh, Happy-Go-Lucky
(RU - Synecdoche, New York)

Foreign Film: Still Life, directed by Jia Zhangke
Animation: Waltz With Bashir, directed by Ari Folman
Non-Fiction Film: Man on Wire, directed by James Marsh
Cinematography: Yu Lik Wai, Still Life
Production Design: Mark Friedberg, Synecdoche, New York
Music Score: A.R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire
New Generation Award: Steve McQueen - Hunger
The Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award: James Benning, RR and Casting a Glance
Career Achievement: John Calley





2007 - 33rd Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

Picture
There Will Be Blood
(RU - The Diving Bell and the Butterfly)
Director
Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood
(RU - Julian Schnabel, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly)
Actor
Daniel Day Lewis, There Will Be Blood
(RU - Frank Langella, Starting Out in the Evening)
Actress
Marion Cotillard, La Vie en Rose
(RU - Anamaria Marinca, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days)
Supporting Actor
Vlad Ivanov, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
(RU - Hal Holbrook, Into the Wild)
Supporting Actress
Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone & Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
(RU - Cate Blanchett, I'm Not There)
Screenplay
Tamara Jenkins, The Savages
(RU - There Will Be Blood)

Foreign Film: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, directed by Cristian Mungiu
Animation TIE: Ratatouille (Brad Bird) and Persepolis (Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi)
Non-Fiction Film: No End in Sight, directed by Charles Ferguson
Cinematography: Janusz Kaminski, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Production Design: Jack Fisk, There Will Be Blood
Music Score: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, Once
Special Citation: To New Crowned Hope, an extraordinary project in honor of Mozart’s 250th birthday, commissioning adventurous work in multiple art forms including cinema. We are honoring artistic director Peter Sellars and producers Simon Field and Keith Griffiths.
New Generation Award: Sarah Polley - Away From Her
Career Achievement: Sidney Lumet





2006 - 32nd Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

Picture
Letters from Iwo Jima
(RU - The Queen)
Director
Paul Greengrass, United 93
(RU - Clint Eastwood, Flags of our Fathers & Letters from Iwo ima)
Actor
Sacha Baron Cohen, Borat
Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland
Actress
Helen Mirren, The Queen
(RU - Penelope Cruz, Volver)
Supporting Actor
Michael Sheen, The Queen
(RU - Sergi Lopez, Pan's Labyrinth)
Supporting Actress
Luminita Gheorghiu, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
(RU - Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls)
Screenplay
Peter Morgan, The Queen
(RU - Little Miss Sunshine)

Foreign Film: The Lives of Others, directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Animation: Happy Feet, directed by George Miller
Non-Fiction Film: An Inconvenient Truth, directed by Davis Guggenheim
Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, Children of Men
Production Design: Eugenio Caballero, Pan's Labyrinth
Music Score: Alexandre Desplat, The Painted Veil & The Queen
The Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award: Old Joy, directed by Kelly Reichardt and In Between Days, directed by So Yong Kim
Special Citation: To Jean-Pierre Melville's 1969 film Army of Shadows which had its U.S. premiere this year, and to Jonas Mekas for his career as a critic and filmmaker.
New Generation Award: Michael Arndt, Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris - Little Miss Sunshine
Career Achievement: Robert Mulligan





2005 - 31st Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

Picture
Brokeback Mountain
(RU - A History of Violence)
Director
Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain
(RU - David Cronenberg, A History of Violence)
Actor
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Capote
(RU - Heath Ledger, Brokeback Mountain)
Actress
Vera Farmiga, Down to the Bone
(RU - Judi Dench, Mrs. Henderson Presents)
Supporting Actor
William Hurt, A History of Violence
(RU - Frank Langella, Good Night and Good Luck)
Supporting Actress
Catherine Keener, Capote, Ballad of Jack and Rose, The 40 Year Old Virgin and The Interpreter
(RU - Amy Adams, Junebug)
Screenplay
Dan Futterman, Capote
Noah Baumbach, The Squid and the Whale

Foreign Film: Cache, directed by Michael Haneke
Animation: Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, directed by Nick Park and Steve Box
Non-Fiction Film: Grizzly Man, directed by Werner Herzog
Cinematography: Robert Elswit, Good Night and Good Luck
Production Design: William Chang, 2046
Music Score: Joe Hisaishi & Youmi Kimura, Howl's Moving Castle
The Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award: 'La Commune (Paris, 1871)' directed by Peter Watkins
Special Citation: Film critic Kevin Thomas for his contributions to film culture in Los Angeles
New Generation Award: Terrence Howard
Career Achievement: Richard Widmark





2004 - 30th Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

Picture
Sideways
(RU - Million Dollar Baby)
Director
Alexander Payne, Sideways
(RU - Martin Scorsese, The Aviator)
Actor
Liam Neeson, Kinsey
(RU - Paul Giamatti, Sideways)
Actress
Imelda Staunton, Vera Drake
(RU - Julie Delpy, Before Sunset)
Supporting Actor
Thomas Haden Church, Sideways
(RU - Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby)
Supporting Actress
Virginia Madsen, Sideways
(RU - Cate Blanchett, Coffee & Cigarettes & The Aviator)
Screenplay
Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor, Sideways
(RU - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)

Foreign Film: House of Flying Daggers, directed by Zhang Yimou
Animation: The Incredibles, directed by Brad Bird
Non-Fiction Film: Born into Brothels, directed by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski
Cinematography: Dion Beebe & Paul Cameron, Collateral
Production Design: Dante Ferretti, The Aviator
Music Score: Michael Giacchino, The Incredibles
The Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award: 'Star-Spangled to Death' by Ken Jacobs
Special Citation: Brian Jamieson and Richard Schickel for the reconstruction of Samuel Fuller's 'The Big Red One'
New Generation Award: Joshua Marston and Catalina Sandino Moreno for 'Maria Full of Grace'
Career Achievement: Jerry Lewis





2003 - 29th Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

Picture
American Splendor
(RU - Lost in Translation)
Director
Peter Jackson, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
(RU - Clint Eastwood, Mystic River)
Actor
Bill Murray, Lost in Translation
(RU - Sean Penn, 21 Grams & Mystic River)
Actress
Naomi Watts, 21 Grams
(RU - Charlize Theron, Monster)
Supporting Actor
Bill Nighy, AKA, I Capture the Castle, Lawless Heart & Love Actually
(RU - Benicio Del Toro, 21 Grams)
Supporting Actress
Shohreh Aghdashloo, House of Sand and Fog
(RU - Melissa Leo, 21 Grams)
Screenplay
Shari Springer Berman & Robert Poulcini, American Splendor
(RU - Dirty Pretty Things)

Foreign Film: The Man on the Train, directed by Patrice Leconte
Animation: The Triplets of Belleville, directed by Silvain Chomet
Non-Fiction Film: The Fog of War, directed by Errol Morris
Cinematography: Eduardo Serra, Girl with a Pearl Earring
Production Design: Grant Major, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Music Score: Benoit Charest & Mathieu Chedid, The Triplets of Belleville
New Generation Award: Scarlett Johansson
Career Achievement: Robert Altman





2002 - 28th Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

Picture
About Schmidt
(RU - Far From Heaven)
Director
Pedro Almodovar, Talk to Her
(RU - Todd Haynes, Far From Heaven)
Actor (tie)
Daniel Day-Lewis, Gangs of New York
Jack Nicholson, About Schmidt
Actress
Julianne Moore, Far From Heaven and The Hours
(RU - Isabelle Huppert, Thje Piano Teacher)
Supporting Actor
Chris Cooper, Adaptation
(RU - Christopher Walken, Catch Me If You Can)
Supporting Actress
Edie Falco, Sunshine State
(RU - Kathy Bates, About Schmidt)
Screenplay
Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor, About Schmidt
(RU - Adaptation)

Foreign Film: Y Tu Mamá También, directed by Alfonso Cuarón
Animation: Spirited Away, directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Non-Fiction Film: The Cockettes, directed by Bill Weber and David Weissman
Cinematography: Ed Lachman, Far From Heaven
Production Design: Dante Ferretti, Gangs Of New York
Music Score: Elmer Bernstein, Far From Heaven
Douglas Edwards Independent/Experimental Film/Video Award: Michael Snow (Corpus Collosum) and Kenneth Anger for his body of work
Special Citation for Excellence in Character Design and Animation: Lilo & Stitch, directed by Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
New Generation Award: Lynne Ramsey, Morvern Callar
Career Achievement: Arthur Penn





2001 - 27th Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

Picture
In The Bedroom
(RU - Mulholland Drive)
Director
David Lynch, Mulholland Drive
(RU - Robert Altman, Gosford Park)
Actor
Denzel Washington, Training Day
(RU - Tom Wilkinson, In The Bedroom)
Actress
Sissy Spacek, In The Bedroom
(RU - Naomi Watts, Mulholland Drive)
Supporting Actor
Jim Broadbent, Iris & Moulin Rouge
(RU - Ben Kingsley, Sexy Beast)
Supporting Actress
Kate Winslet, Iris
(RU - Helen Mirren, Last Orders & Gosford Park)
Screenplay
Christopher Nolan, Memento
(RU - Ghost World)

Foreign Film: No Man's Land, directed by Danis Tanovic
Animation: Shrek, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson
Non-Fiction Film: The Gleaners And I, directed by Agnès Varda
Cinematography: Roger Deakins, The Man Who Wasn't There
Production Design: Catherine Martin, Moulin Rouge
Music Score: Howard Shore, The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Rings
Douglas Edwards Independent/Experimental Film/Video Award: The Beaver Trilogy, directed by Trent Harris
New Generation Award: John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig And The Angry Inch
Career Achievement: Ennio Morricone





2000 - 26th Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

Picture
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
(RU - Wonder Boys)
Director
Steven Soderbergh, Traffic and Erin Brockovich
(RU - Ang Lee, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon)
Actor
Michael Douglas, Wonder Boys
(RU - Javier Bardem, Before Night Falls)
Actress
Julia Roberts, Erin Brockovich
(RU - Laura Linney, You Can Count on Me)
Supporting Actor
Willem Dafoe, Shadow of the Vampire
(RU - Benicio Del Toro, Traffic)
Supporting Actress
Frances McDormand, Almost Famous and Wonder Boys
(RU - Zhang Zi Yi, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon)
Screenplay
Kenneth Lonergan, You Can Count on Me
(RU - Wonder Boys)

Foreign Film: Yi Yi, directed by Edward Yang
Animated Film: Chicken Run, directed by Peter Lord & Nick Park
Non Fiction Film: Dark Days, directed by Marc Singer
Cinematography: Peter Pau, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Production Design: Tim Yip, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Music Score: Tan Dun, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
New Generation Award: Mark Ruffalo, You Can Count On Me
Special Citation: Charles Champlin
Career Achievement: cinematographer Conrad L. Hall


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