LA Critics Choose Pixar's 'WALL-E' As Best Picture
Posted on Tue Dec 9, 2008 03:28 PM PDT

Movies Wall-E200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has selected the animated smash "WALL-E" as their pick for best picture of 2008.

"The Dark Knight" was chosen as runner up.

The honors, announced Tuesday, included citations for Sean Penn as best actor in "Milk" and Sally Hawkins as best actress for "Happy-Go-Lucky."

The late Heath Ledger was named best supporting-actor for his role as the Joker in "The Dark Knight." Penelope Cruz is the group's supporting-actress choice for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona."

Danny Boyle was given the directing honor for "Slumdog Millionaire."