LA film critics announce 2009 winners

December 13, 2009

imagesThe Los Angeles Film Critics Association announced their 2009 winners Sunday afternoon and “The Hurt Locker,” shown locally last summer at the Palm Theatre, was named Best Picture. Runner-up honors went to the new George Clooney flick, “Up in the Air.”

Kathryn Bigelow won Best Director for “The Hurt Locker” and Jeff Bridges received Best Actor for “Crazy Heart.” Yolanda Moreau won Best Actress for “Seraphine.” The 35th annual LAFCA awards ceremony will be held Jan. 16.