Brokeback Mountain was voted Best Picture of the Year by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, according to the group’s presdent, Henry Sheehan.
The runner up was A History of Violence.
The association’s 31st annual achievement awards ceremony will be held Tuesday, January 17, at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Los Angeles.
Other award winners are:
Director: Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain.
Runner-up: David Cronenberg, A History of Violence.
Actress: Vera Farmiga, Down to the Bone.
Runner-up: Judi Dench, Mrs. Henderson Presents
Actor: Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Capote.
Runner-up: Heath Ledger, Brokeback Mountain.
Screenplay: Tie – Capote by Dan Futterman and The Squid and the Whale by Noah Baumbach
Supporting Actress: Catherine Keener, Capote, Ballad of Jack and Rose, The 40 Yea- Old Virgin and The Interpreter.
Runner-up: Amy Adams, Junebug.
Supporting Actor: William Hurt, A History of Violence.
Runner-up: Frank Langella, Good Night, And Good Luck.
Foreign Language Film: Cache, directed by Michael Haneke
Runner-up: 2046, directed by Wong Kar-Wai.
Documeentart Non-Fiction Film: Grizzly Man , directed by Werner Herzog.
Runner-up: Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room directed by Alex Gibney.
Preoduction Design: William Chang, 2046.
Runner-up: Jim Bissell, Good Night, And Good Luck.
Animation: Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
Music Score: Joe Hisaishi, Youmi Kimura, Howl’s Moving Castle.
Runner-up: Ryuichiu Sakamoto, Tony Takitani.
Cinematography: Robert Elswit, Good Night, And Good Luck.
Runner-up: Christopher Doyle, 2046.
New Generation: Terrence Howard.Special Citations: L.A. Times film critic Kevin Thomas for his contributions to film culture in Los Angeles, and eight disc DVD set: Unseen Cinema,, a collection of avant-garde, underground films from 1894-1941.