The Los Angeles Film Critics Association announced their 2010 awards this afternoon and offered further evidence that the critics’ choice this year is “The Social Network,” which won best picture, best director (David Fincher), and best screenplay (Aaron Sorkin), and tied with another film for best score (Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross). This is obviously encouraging news for “The Social Network” camp.
“The King’s Speech,” which most pundits believe will be the chief competition for “The Social Network” in the Oscar race, didn’t farely badly, but just not as well. It won best actor (Colin Firth) and finished second in voting for best supporting actor (Geoffrey Rush), screenplay (David Seidler), and production design (Eve Stewart).
For the record, I offered my predictions of the top six categories earlier today, and correctly anticipated the winners of four of them (“The Social Network,” Fincher, Firth, and Jacki Weaver for best supporting actress), which is not an easy thing to do with this eccentric group!
The full list of winners follows…