Jessica Chastain wins L.A. Film Critics Assn. award


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The L.A. Film Critics Assn. has started handing out its annual awards Sunday morning. Here’s a look at the first five categories it has chosen winners in so far.

Best supporting actress: Jessica Chastain, who was recognized for her work in six films -- ‘Coriolanus,’ ‘The Debt,’ ‘The Help,’ ‘Take Shelter,’ ‘Texas Killing Fields’ and ‘The Tree of Life.’


Runner-up: Janet McTeer, ‘Albert Nobbs.’

Best supporting actor: Christopher Plummer, ‘Beginners.’

Runner-up: Patton Oswalt, ‘Young Adult.’

Best cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, ‘The Tree of Life.’

Runner-up: Cao Yu, ‘City of Life and Death.’

Best music/score: The Chemical Brothers, ‘Hanna.’

Runner-up: Cliff Martinez, ‘Drive.’

Best production design: Dante Ferretti, ‘Hugo.’

Runner-up: Maria Djurkovic, ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.’


What will win the LA film critics’ top award?

National Board of Review names ‘Hugo’ best picture

New York critics name ‘The Artist’ best film of the year

-- Julie Makinen