LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Winners at Thursday's 17th annual Critics' Choice Awards:

— Picture: "The Artist."

— Actor: George Clooney, "The Descendants."

— Actress: Viola Davis, "The Help."

— Supporting actor: Christopher Plummer, "Beginners."

— Supporting actress: Octavia Spencer, "The Help."

— Acting ensemble: "The Help."

— Director: Michel Hazanavicius, "The Artist."

— Original screenplay: Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris."

— Adapted screenplay: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin and Stan Chervin, "Moneyball."

— Cinematography: "The Tree of Life" and "War Horse" (tie)

— Art direction: "Hugo."

— Editing: "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo."

— Costume design: "The Artist."

— Makeup: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2."

— Visual effects: "Rise of the Planet of the Apes."

— Sound: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2."

— Animated feature: "Rango."

— Action movie: "Drive."

— Comedy movie: "Bridesmaids."

— Foreign language film: "A Separation."

— Documentary feature: "George Harrison: Living in the Material World."

— Song: "Life's a Happy Song," Bret McKenzie and the Muppets, "The Muppets."

— Score: "The Artist."

— Joel Siegel award: Sean Penn.