Like their Boston brethren did earlier today, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) named The Hurt Locker the Best Film of the Year (Up in the Air was the runner-up) and named Kathryn Bigelow Best Director.
Jeff Bridges was named Best Actor for his portrayal of a broken-down country singer in Crazy Heart (due to open in South Florida in January. Seraphine's Yolande Moreau (no, I've never heard of it either) was named Best Actress (An Education's Carey Mulligan was the runner-up)
Mo'Nique (Precious) won Best Supporting Actress and Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds) won Best Supporting Actor. The Beaches of Agnes tied with The Cove for Best Documentary. Interestingly, District 9 beat out Avatar for Production Design. Fantastic Mr. Fox won Best Animated Feature (take that, Pixar!)
Check out LAFCA's complete list of winners and runners-up here. The New York Film Critics Circle will announce their annual winners on Monday.