The Social Network Named Best Picture By L.A. Film Critics Association
Posted on Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:07 AM PDT

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LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - The L.A. Film Critics Assn. has named Social Network Best Picture for 2011.

The Facebook film's Aaron Sorkin was awarded Best Screenplay, and David Fincher tied for Best Director with Olivier Assayas' film Carlos which was also runner-up in the best picture category

The Social Network is getting used to winning nominations. The hit film was named best picture by the N.Y. Films Critics Online and the Boston Society of Film Critics. Network also earned nine nominations from The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor: Jesse Eisenberg, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

The complete list L.A. Film Critics Assn. winners are listed below:

PICTURE: The Social Network
Runner-up: Carlos

DIRECTOR: Olivier Assayas, Carlos, and David Fincher, The Social Network (tie)

ACTOR: Colin Firth, The King's Speech
Runner-up: Edgar Ramirez, Carlos

ACTRESS: Kim Hye-ja, Mother
Runner-up: Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone

MUSIC/SCORE: Alexandre Desplat, The Ghost Writer, and Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Social Network (tie)

PRODUCTION DESIGN: Guy Hendrix Dyas, Inception
Runner-up: Eve Stewart, The King's Speech

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Matthew Libatique, Black Swan
Runner-up: Roger Deakins, True Grit

SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom
Runner-up: Olivia Williams, The Ghost Writer

SUPPORTING ACTOR: Niels Arestrup, A Prophet
Runner-up: Geoffrey Rush, The King's Speech

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: Carlos
Runner-up: Mother

ANIMATION: Toy Story 3
Runner-up: The Illusionist

SCREENPLAY: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network
Runner-up: David Seidler, The King's Speech

DOCUMENTARY/NONFICTION FILM: Last Train Home
Runner-up: Exit Through the Gift Shop

NEW GENERATION: Lena Dunham, Tiny Furniture

DOUGLAS E. EDWARDS INDEPENDENT/EXPERIMENTAL FILM/VIDEO: Film Socialism

LEGACY OF CINEMA AWARDS: Serge Bromberg, Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno, and the F.W. Murnau Foundation and Fernando Pena for the restoration of Metropolis

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT: Paul Mazursky

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