L.A. Film Critics Name 'Boyhood' Best Picture

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association chose Tom Hardy as its best actor for 'Locke'

Boyhood was named best picture Sunday by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

The film won four awards, including best director (Richard Linklater), actress (Patricia Arquette) and editing.

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The critics group selected Locke's Tom Hardy as best actor, Whiplash's J.K. Simmons as best supporting actor and Ida's Agata Kulesza as best supporting actress.

LAFCA previously announced that it will honor actress Gena Rowlands (whose new film Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks is released Dec. 12) and former LAFCA president Leonard Maltin (who published the first edition of his Movie Guide book at age 18 and the final edition in September) at LAFCA's awards dinner on Jan. 10 at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City. 

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The full list of awards can be seen below.

Best picture: Boyhood. Runner-up: The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Best actor: Tom Hardy, Locke. Runner-up: Michael Keaton, Birdman.

Best director: Richard Linklater, Boyhood. Runner-up: Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Best foreign-language film: Ida. Runner-up: Winter Sleep.

Best screenplay: Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Runner-up: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo, Birdman.

Best actress: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood. Runner-up: Julianne Moore, Still Alice.

Best documentary/nonfiction film: Citizenfour. Runner-up: Life Itself.

Best cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, Birdman. Runner-up: Dick Pope, Mr. Turner.

Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award: Walter Reuben, The David Whiting Story. 

Best supporting actress: Agata Kulesza, Ida. Runner-up: Rene Russo, Nightcrawler.

Best animation: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya. Runner-up: The Lego Movie.

Best music score (tie): Jonny Greenwood (Inherent Vice) and Mica Levi (Under the Skin).

Best production design: Adam Stockhausen, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Runner-up: Ondrej Nekvasil, Snowpiercer.

Best supporting actor: J.K. Simmons, Whiplash. Runner-up: Edward Norton, Birdman.

Best editing: Sandra Adair, Boyhood. Runner-up: Barney Pilling, The Grand Budapest Hotel.

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