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Roma Wins Top LAFCA Prize... Just

Yoo Ah In and Steven Yeun in Burning

Cinephiles are abuzz with the results of voting on the best in cinema for 2018 from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Deservedly, imo, Roma takes yet another Best Picture award, but not without a fight. Second place Burning shares the Foreign Language Film prize with Shoplifters, while Alfonso Cuaron is beaten into second for Best Director by surprise, though extremely welcome Debra Granik for Leave No Trace. These are really excellent choices almost across the board by LAFCA. See them all just below:

Best Picture

1. Roma

2. Burning

Best Director

1. Debra Granik (Leave No Trace)

2. Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

Best Actress

1. Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

2. Toni Collette (Hereditary)

Best Actor

1. Ethan Hawke (First Reformed)

2. Ben Foster (Leave No Trace)

Best Supporting Actress

1. Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

2. Elizabeth Debicki (Widows)

Best Supporting Actor

1. Steven Yeun (Burning)

2. Hugh Grant (Paddington 2)

Best Screenplay

1. Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

2. Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara (The Favourite)

Best Cinematography

1. Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

2. James Laxton (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Best Editing

1. Joshua Altman and Liu Bing (Minding the Gap)

2. Alfonso Cuaron and Adam Gough (Roma)

Best Production Design

1. Hannah Beachler (Black Panther)

2. Fiona Crombie (The Favourite)

Best Music Score

1. Nicholas Britell (If Beale Street Could Talk)

2. Justin Hurwitz (First Man)

Best Animation

1. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

2. Incredibles 2

Best Documentary / Non-Fiction Film

1. Shirkers

2. Minding the Gap

Best Foreign-Language Film



New Generation Award

Chloe Zhao

Douglas Edwards Experimental Film Award

The Green Fog (Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson and Guy Maddin)

Special Citation

The Other Side of the Wind

Career Achievement Award

Miyazaki Hayao

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