LAFCA

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LAFCALos Angeles Film Critics Association
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Forty-two members of LAFCA - which is comprised of print and online movie reviewers from the Southern California area - attended all or part of Sunday's awards voting in Santa Monica.
Thirteen of the 15 movies that LAFCA has honored in both categories -- a list that runs from "Dog Day Afternoon" to "Sideways" -- have gone on to win a best picture nomination.
In light of the court ruling which has lifted the ban, even if just temporarily, and the fact that various film companies are now allowed to send out screeners, that meets the criteria we had'' for reinstating the LAFCA awards, Oppenheimer said.
A lot of members feel that the ban has not actually been lifted by the MPAA,'' said LAFCA President Jean Oppenheimer.
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All I can say is I'm encouraged the MPAA and the studios are still weighing the matter,'' said LAFCA President Jean Oppenheimer.
From our perspective, we play no part in this Oscar derby," sniffs LAFCA president Henry Sheehan of L.
I think that screeners help these smaller films and it will be more difficult for them to even get made, to get the financing,'' said LAFCA President Jean Oppenheimer.
Weekly's and Variety's Scott Foundas notes: "The fact that LAFCA recognized 'Down to the Bone' will put it on the map for a lot more people.
I think this is a really nice evening,'' a gangly, bald-shaven Day- Lewis said after thanking LAFCA for the best actor award he won for portraying the brutal boss of Manhattan's 1860s Five Points district in ``Gangs of New York.
Bernstein's award marked the first time that LAFCA members have recognized someone who previously won the group's lifetime achievement award.
In selecting ``Shrek,'' LAFCA members ignored the recommendation of the animation subcommittee to give the prize to ``Monsters, Inc.