Monday, July 15, 2024

The 2018 Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) Winners

By Matt Neglia 

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) have announced their winners and runners up representing the best in film for 2018.

Click below to see the winners.

Best Film
Runner-Up: Burning

Best Foreign Film
Burning & Shoplifters (TIE)

Best Director
Debra Granik – Leave No Trace
Runner-Up: Alfonso Cuaron – Roma

Best Actor
Ethan Hawke – First Reformed
Runner-Up: Ben Foster – Leave No Trace

Best Documentary Film
Runner-Up: Minding The Gap

Best Screenplay
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Runner-Up: The Favourite

Best Animated Film
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
Runner-Up: Incredibles 2

Best Actress
Olivia Colman – The Favourite
Runner-Up: Toni Collette – Hereditary

Best Supporting Actress
Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk
Runner-Up: Elizabeth Debicki – Widows

Best Editing
Minding The Gap
Runner-Up: Roma

Best Production Design
Black Panther
​Runner-Up: The Favourite

Best Supporting Actor
Steven Yeun – Burning
Runner-Up: Hugh Grant – Paddington 2

Best Score
If Beale Street Could Talk
Runner-Up: First Man

Best Cinematography
Runner-Up: If Beale Street Could Talk

Career Achievement Award
Hayso Miyazaki

The Douglas Edwards Experimental Film Award
The Green Fog

New Generation Award
​Chloe Zhao – The Rider

Special Citation Award
The Other Side Of The Wind

So what do you think? Which films do you feel received a boost from LAFCA? Are you surprised by any winners or exclusions? Let us know in the comments below.

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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