Keep your eyes out for Amour, a dark art house film about a couple in their 80s, since it knocked out some of the usual suspects to take top honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. And congrats to Jennifer Lawrence and Joaquin Phoenix for making the list in the best acting categories, which is another step toward potential Oscar glory.

Here's the full list of L.A. Film Critics awards from 2012:

Best picture: Amour (Runner-up: The Master)
Best director: Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master (Runner-up: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty)
Best actor: Joaquin Phoenix, The Master (Runner-up: Denis Lavant, Holy Motors)
Best actress: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook and Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Best supporting actor: Dwight Henry, Beasts of the Southern Wild (Runner-up: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained)
Best supporting actress: Amy Adams, The Master (Runner-up: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables and The Dark Knight Rises)
Best animated film: Frankenweenie (Runner-up: It’s Such a Beautiful Day)
Best foreign-language film: Holy Motors (Runner-up: Footnote)
Best documentary: The Gatekeepers (Runner-up: Searching for Sugar Man)
Best screenplay: Chris Terrio, Argo (Runner-up: David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook)
Best cinematography: Roger Deakins, Skyfall (Runner-up: Mihai Malaimare Jr., The Master)
Best editing: Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg, Zero Dark Thirty (Runner-up: William Goldenberg, Argo)
Best music score: Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild (Runner-up: Jonny Greenwood, The Master)
Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award: Leviathan
New Generation Award: Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Sources: Entertainment Weekly, The Wrap

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