"" managed to nail four awards from the 2007 Los Angeles Film Critics Awards on Sunday, December 9. By the President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Lael Loewenstein, the Paul Thomas Anderson's drama was announced as the Best Picture of the Year. It also landed prizes for Anderson for Best Director, for Best Actor, and Jack Fisk for Best Production Design.
Under the category of Best Picture and Best Director, the Paramount Vantage's movie succeeded to outscore the runner-up, the Miramax Films' "" and its director, Julian Schnabel. While for the best actor, Lewis triumphed over in ""and for the Production Design, Fisk outdid the designer for "", Dante Ferretti.