The Los Angeles Film Critics Association, founded in 1975, tallied the ballots on Sunday evening and came up with the list below. As previously announced, Gena Rowlands will receive LAFCA’s Career Achievement award and a special citation will go to Leonard Maltin, who announced this summer that 2015 edition of his famous Movie Guide will be the last.
Best Picture: Boyhood.
Runner-up: The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Best Director: Richard Linklater for Boyhood.
Runner-up: Wes Anderson for The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Best Actress: Patricia Arquette for Boyhood.
Runner-up: Julianne Moore for Still Alice.
Best Actor: Tom Hardy for Locke.
Runner-up: Michael Keaton for Birdman.
Best Supporting Actress: Agata Kulesza for Ida.
Runner-up: Rene Russo for Nightcrawler.
Best Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons for Whiplash.
Runner-up: Edward Norton for Birdman.
New Generation: Ava DuVernay for Selma.
Best Foreign-Language Film: Ida.
Runner-up: Winter Sleep.
Best Documentary/Nonfiction Film: Citizenfour.
Runner-up: Life Itself.
Best Animation: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.
Runner-up: The Lego Movie.
Best Screenplay: Wes Anderson for The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Runner-up: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. and Armando Bo for Birdman.
Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki for Birdman.
Runner-up: Dick Pope for Mr. Turner.
Best Editing: Sandra Adair for Boyhood.
Runner-up: Barney Pilling for The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Best Production Design: Adam Stockhausen for The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Runner-up: Ondrej Nekvasil for Snowpiercer.
Best Music Score: (tie) Jonny Greenwood for Inherent Vice and Mica Levi for Under the Skin.
Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award: Walter Reuben for The David Whiting Story.
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