Michael Fassbender Picks Up "Best Actor" Award Partly For His Work In X-MEN: FIRST CLASS
Deadline are covering the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards and reveal that Michael Fassbender has been presented with the "Best Actor" gong for his work in A Dangerous Method, Jane Eyre, Shame and critically acclaimed comic book movie X-Men: First Class. Meanwhile, Man of Steel's Michael Shannon was selected as runner-up for Take Shelter. These awards are said to be an indication of how the Academy Awards will go, so whether Fassbender (or Shannon) will be nominated remains to be seen. However, you can guarantee that if one of them walks away with the award, it'll be mentioned in the trailers for either of the upcoming comic book movies they'll star in. Below are the rest of the results if you're interested.
X-Men: First Class' Michael Fassbender has been awarded with the prestigious "Best Actor" award by The Los Angeles Film Critics in part for his take on Magneto in the critically acclaimed comic book movie. Read on for details.
BEST PICTURE, Winner: "The Descendants."
BEST PICTURE, Runner-Up: "The Tree of Life."
BEST ANIMATION, Winner: "Rango."
BEST ANIMATION, Runner-Up: "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn."
BEST DIRECTOR, Winner: Terrence Malick, "The Tree of Life."
Runner-Up: Martin Scorsese, "Hugo."
BEST ACTOR, Winner: Michael Fassbender, "A Dangerous Method," "Jane Eyre," "Shame," "X-Men: First Class."
Runner-Up: Michael Shannon, "Take Shelter."
BEST ACTRESS, Winner: Yun Jung-hee, "Poetry."
Runner-Up: Kirsten Dunst, "Melancholia."
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM, Winner: "City of Life and Death."
Runner-Up: "A Separation."
BEST INDEPENDENT/EXPERIMENTAL: "Spark of Being."
BEST DOCUMENTARY/NONFICTION, Winner: "Cave of Forgotten Dreams."
Runner- Up, "The Arbor."
BEST SCREENPLAY, Winner: Asghar Farhadi, "A Separation."
Runner-Up: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, "The Descendants."
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, Winner: Christopher Plummer, "Beginners."
Runner-Up: Patton Oswalt, "Young Adult."
BEST SUPPORTING. ACTRESS, Winner: Jessica Chastain, "Coriolanus," "The Debt," "The Help," "Take Shelter," "Texas Killing Fields," "Tree of Life"
Runner-Up: Janet McTeer, "Albert Nobbs."
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, Winner: Emmanuel Lubezki, "The Tree of Life."
Runner-Up: Cao Yu, "City of Life and Death."
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN, Winner: Dante Ferretti, "Hugo."
Runner-Up: Maria Djurkovic, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy."
BEST MUSIC/SCORE, Winner: The Chemical Brothers, "Hanna."
Runner-Up: Cliff Martinez, "Drive."
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