Arts & Entertainment

'Animal Kingdom,' 'Prophet' earn LA critics' honors

Performers in two overseas crime dramas have won supporting-actor honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

Jacki Weaver was named best supporting actress as the menacing matriarch of a Melbourne crime clan in Australia's "Animal Kingdom. The runner-up was Olivia Williams for the thriller "The Ghost Writer."

Niles Arestrup won for supporting actor as a jailed Corsican mob boss in France's "A Prophet." Geoffrey Rush was runner-up for the British monarchy tale "The King's Speech."

Aaron Sorkin won best screenplay for the Facebook drama "The Social Network." David Seidler was runner-up for "The King's Speech."

The critics group announces best-picture and other honors later Sunday.

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