Update, Dec. 26: A.O. Scott of NYT says his two favorite movies of year, Lincoln and Beasts, have much in common.
Earlier: L.A. Film Critics giving out its award, one by one today, and already has made two great picks: Dwight Henry, a non-professional in Beasts of the Southern Wild, for best supporting actor--and the score for that film as the best in that category. (Last summer I named the film my favorite American movie of the year to that point.) Listen and find out why the score won, with 13-minute excerpt, and then a shorter one: