Michael Haneke's "Amour" was named best picture of the year by the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.
Pic rivets for most of its running time by focusing on how one female CIA agent with a far-out hunch was instrumental in bringing down America's most wanted fugitive.
Current books by staffers include Cynthia Littleton's examination of the Hollywood writers strike, Robert Hofler's study of film's sexual revolution, Jon Burlingame's celebration of the music of…
Moonshine, machismo and rivers of gore make for a heady brew in "Lawless," Australian helmer John Hillcoat's stylishly assembled Prohibition-era gangster pic.
Lively femme-centered ensemble is laced with good-natured hipster kitsch and endearingly goofy girl power.