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Jennifer Lawrence & Joaquin Phoenix: LAFCA Award Winners!

Jennifer Lawrence & Joaquin Phoenix: LAFCA Award Winners!

The Los Angeles Film Critics has announced its award winners for the 2012 film season!

Amour, which focuses on an elderly couple whose love is tested after one is paralyzed from a stroke, picked up Best Picture, while Paul Thomas Anderson was named Best Director for The Master.

Jennifer Lawrence tied with Emmanuelle Riva for Best Actress for her work in Silver Linings Playbook while Joaquin Phoenix was awarded Best Actor for The Master. His co-star Amy Adams won the prize for Best Supporting Actress and Dwight Henry was the recipient of Best Supporting Actor for his role in Beasts of the Southern Wild.

The winners for the Boston Film Critics Awards were also announced today. Check out the winners inside!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of the Los Angeles Film Critics winners?

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Los Angeles Film Critics Winners

Best Picture
Amour, Runner-up: The Master

Best Director
Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master), Runner-up: Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Actor
Joaquin Phoenix (The Master), Runner-up: Denis Lavant (Holy Motors)

Best Actress
Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) and Emmanuelle Riva (Amour

Best Supporting Actor
Dwight Henry (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Runner-up: Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams (The Master), Runner-up: Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables and The Dark Knight Rises)

Best Animated Film
Frankenweenie, Runner-up: It’s Such a Beautiful Day

Best Foreign-Language Film
Holy Motors, Runner-up: Footnote

Best Documentary
The Gatekeepers, Runner-up: Searching for Sugar Man

Best Screenplay
Chris Terrio (Argo), Runner-up: David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins (Skyfall), Runner-up: Mihai Malaimare Jr. (The Master)

Best Editing
Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg (Zero Dark Thirty), Runner-up: William Goldenberg (Argo)

Best Music Score
Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Runner-up: Jonny Greenwood (The Master)

Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award

New Generation Award
Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Boston Society of Film Critics Winners

Best Film
Zero Dark Thirty
, Runner-ups: Amour and Moonrise Kingdom

Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty), Runner-up: Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master)

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln), Runner-up: Denis Lavant (Holy Motors)

Best Actress
Emmanuelle Riva (Amour
), Runner-up: Deanie Yip (A Simple Life)

Best Supporting Actor
Ezra Miller (The Perks of Being a Wallflower
), Runner-up: Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

Best Supporting Actress
Sally Field (Lincoln
), Runner-up: Emma Watson (The Perks of Being a Wallflower)

Best Ensemble Cast
Seven Psychopaths
, Runner-up: Moonrise Kingdom

Best Animated Film
, Runner-up: ParaNorman

Best Documentary
How to Survive a Plague, Runner-up: The Queen Of Versailles

Best Foreign-Language Film

Best Screenplay
Tony Kushner (Lincoln
), Runner-up: Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola (Moonrise Kingdom)

Best Cinematography
Mihai Malaimare, Jr. (The Master
), Runner-ups: Robert Yeoman (Moonrise Kingdom) and Claudio Miranda (Life of Pi)

Best Editing
William Goldenberg and Dylan Tichenor (Zero Dark Thirty), Runner-up: William Goldenberg (Argo)

Best Use of Music in a Film
Moonrise Kingdom
, Runner-up: Django Unchained

Best New Filmmaker
David France (How to Survive a Plague), Runner-up: Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

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