‘Beauty,’ ‘Boys’ lead Las Vegas crix kudos

Spacey, Swank take acting honors, 'Autumn' wins foreign nod

LAS VEGAS — “American Beauty” took best film honors while “Boys Don’t Cry” nabbed five mentions as the Las Vegas Film Critics Society announced its 1999 award winners at Planet Hollywood.

“Beauty” star Kevin Spacey was named best actor. The quintet of “Boys” kudos included director Kimberly Peirce, adapted screenplay (Peirce and Andy Bienen) and most promising actress (Hilary Swank). Swank also was named best actress and Chloe Sevigny supporting actress.

Other winners included supporting actor Haley Joel Osment for “The Sixth Sense”; foreign film, “Autumn Tale”; and cinematography, Robert Richardson for “Snow Falling on Cedars.” Director Spike Jonze (“Being John Malkovich”) grabbed best newcomer kudos.

Lemmon honored

The org gave Jack Lemmon the first William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award. Lemmon was recognized for his decades of film work in both comedies and dramas, which have netted him eight Academy Award nominations and two Oscars, among other acting honors.

This marks the third year that the Las Vegas Film Critics Society has recognized excellence in film. Awards are skedded to be presented in late February.

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