- by Jeff Beck
Los Angeles Film Critics Announce Winners for 2020
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) has just announced their year-end awards, with a bit of a surprise at the end as Steve McQueen's "Small Axe," a series of films made for TV, takes the top prize. The series also received Best Cinematography and was the runner-up for Best Director.
Two films received a pair of awards, including "Promising Young Woman" (Best Actress, Carey Mulligan, and Best Screenplay, Emerald Fennell) and "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" (Best Actor, Chadwick Boseman, and Best Supporting Actor, Glynn Turman).
Other winners included Chloe Zhao for Best Director ("Nomadland"), Youn Yuh-jung for Best Supporting Actress ("Minari"), "Mank" for Production Design (its first win this season), and "Wolfwalkers" for Best Animated Film.
Please see below for a list of today's winners:
Winner: SMALL AXE
Winner: Chloe Zhao, NOMADLAND
Runner-up: Steve McQueen, SMALL AXE
Winner: Chadwick Boseman, MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM
Runner-up: Riz Ahmed, SOUND OF METAL
Winner: Carey Mulligan, PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN
Runner-up: Viola Davis, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
Best Supporting Actor
Winner: Glynn Turman, MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM
Runner-up: Paul Raci, SOUND OF METAL
Best Supporting Actress
Winner: Youn Yuh-jung, MINARI
Runner-up: Amanda Seyfried, MANK
Winner: Emerald Fennell, PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN
Runner-up: Eliza Hittman, NEVER REALLY SOMETIMES ALWAYS
Winner: Yorgos Lamprinos, THE FATHER
Runner-up: Gabriel Rhodes, TIME
Winner: SMALL AXE, Shabier Kirchner
Runner-up: NOMADLAND, Joshua James Richards
Best Production Design
Winner: Donald Graham Burt, MANK
Runner-up: Sergey Ivanov, BEANPOLE
Runner-up: LOVERS ROCK
Best Foreign-Language Film
Runner-up: MARTIN EDEN
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