Sunday, February 27, 2011

2000 FILM BALLOT

Honoring the best in several categories from the 2000 film year.
(all titles received wide or limited release for 2000)

Other year-end ballots posted at The Wandering Image:   1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991,1992,
 199319941995199619971998199920002001, 2002, 2003,
 2004200520062007200820092010201120122013, 2014

Also, if you wish to view my favorite 30 films of 2000, go here





Note: "Animated Short" and "Animated Feature" categories have been merged into one Animation category, regardless of runtime length. Also "Sound Editing" and "Sound Mixing" have been combined into one "Sound Design" category. Focusing on both overall mix and sound creation.








*GEORGE WASHINGTON
THE HOUSE OF MIRTH
CAST AWAY
REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
THE VIRGIN SUICIDES
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?
SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE
UNBREAKABLE
YOU CAN COUNT ON ME
WONDER BOYS

actual oscar nominees:
CHOCOLAT
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
ERIN BROKOVICH
GLADIATOR  (won)
TRAFFIC










*YI YI
BEAU TRAVAIL
PEPPERMINT CANDY
THE WIND WILL CARRY US
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
A TIME FOR DRUNKEN HORSES
LE PETIT VOLEUR
AMORES PERROS
THE MISSION
TIME REGAINED

actual oscar nominees:
AMORES PERROS
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON  (won)
DIVIDED WE FALL
EVERYBODY FAMOUS
THE TASTE OF OTHERS








*David Gordon Green for GEORGE WASHINGTON
Edward Yang for YI YI
Robert Zemeckis for CAST AWAY
Claire Denis for BEAU TRAVAIL
M. Night Shyamalan for UNBREAKABLE

actual oscar nominees:
Stephen Daldry for BILLY ELLIOT
Ang Lee for CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON
Steven Soderbergh for ERIN BROKOVICH
Ridley Scott for GLADIATOR
Steven Soderbergh for TRAFFIC  (won)










*Ellen Burstyn in REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
Laura Linney in YOU CAN COUNT ON ME
Michelle Yeoh in CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
Gillian Anderson in THE HOUSE OF MIRTH
Bjork in DANCER IN THE DARK

actual oscar nominees:
Joan Allen in THE CONTENDER
Juliette Binoche in CHOCOLAT
Ellen Burstyn in REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
Laura Linney in YOU CAN COUNT ON ME
Julia Roberts in ERIN BROKOVICH  (won)









*Tom Hanks in CAST AWAY
Javier Bardem in BEFORE NIGHT FALLS
Billy Crudup in WAKING THE DEAD
George Clooney in O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?
Michael Douglas in WONDER BOYS

actual oscar nominees:
Javier Bardem in BEFORE NIGHT FALLS
Russell Crowe in GLADIATOR  (won)
Tom Hanks in CAST AWAY
Ed Harris in POLLOCK
Geoffrey Rush in QUILLS










*Ziyi Zhang in CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
Marcia Gay Harden in POLLOCK
Frances McDormand in ALMOST FAMOUS
Kate Winslet in QUILLS
Helen Hunt in CAST AWAY

actual oscar nominees:
Judi Dench in CHOCOLAT
Marcia Gay Harden in POLLOCK  (won)
Kate Hudson in ALMOST FAMOUS
Frances McDormand in ALMOST FAMOUS
Julie Walters in BILLY ELLIOT









*Mark Ruffalo in YOU CAN COUNT ON ME
Benicio del Toro in TRAFFIC
Willem Dafoe in SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE
Philip Seymour Hoffman in ALMOST FAMOUS
Samuel L. Jackson in UNBREAKABLE

actual osar nominees:
Jeff Bridges in THE CONTENDER
Willem Dafoe in SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE
Benicio Del Toro in TRAFFIC  (won)
Albert Finney in ERIN BROKOVICH
Joaquin Phoenix in GLADIATOR











*YOU CAN COUNT ON ME - Kenneth Lonergan
YI YI - Edward Yang
THE YARDSJames Gray, Matt Reeves
AMORES PERROS - Guillermo Arriaga
ALMOST FAMOUS - Cameron Crowe

actual oscar nominees:
ALMOST FAMOUS  (won)
BILLY ELLIOT
ERIN BROKOVICH
GLADIATOR
YOU CAN COUNT ON ME








*WONDER BOYS Steve Kloves
THE VIRGIN SUICIDES - Sofia Coppola
TRAFFIC - Stephen Gaghan
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? - Joel & Ethan Coen
JESUS' SON Oren Moverman, Elizabeth Cuthrell

actual oscar nominees:
CHOCOLAT
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?
TRAFFIC  (won)
WONDER BOYS










*SOUND AND FURY
DARK DAYS
BEYOND THE MAT
INTO ARMS OF STRANGERS: STORIES OF KINDERTRANSPORT
PARADISE LOST 2: REVELATIONS

actual oscar nominees:
INTO ARMS OF STRANGERS: STORIES OF KINDERTRANSPORT (won)
LEGACY
LONG NIGHT'S JOURNEY INTO DAY
SCOTTSBORO: AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY
SOUND AND FURY










*KIRIKOU AND THE SORCERESS
THE EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE
GORILLAZ: 19-2000
CHICKEN RUN
REJECTED
DAUGHTER OF THE SUN (LAVRASIID AIGI)

actual oscar nominees animated short:
FATHER AND DAUGHTER  (won)
THE PERWIG-MAKER
REJECTED










*O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? - Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC
GEORGE WASHINGTON - Tim Orr, ASC
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON - Peter Pau, HKSC
UNBREAKABLE - Eduardo Serra, ASC, ABC, AIP
GLADIATOR - John Mathieson, BSC, ASC

actual oscar nominees:
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON  (won)
GLADIATOR
MALENA
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?
THE PATRIOT








*OUTER SPACE Peter Tscherkassky
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON - Tim Squyres
ALMOST FAMOUS - Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein
REQUIEM FOR A DREAM Jay Rabinowitz
AMORES PERROS Alejandro González Iñárritu, Fernando Pérez Unda

actual oscar nominees:
ALMOST FAMOUS
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
GLADIATOR
TRAFFIC  (won)
WONDER BOYS










*REQUIEM FOR A DREAM - Clint Mansell >
GEORGE WASHINGTONDavid Wingo, Michael Linnen >
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON - Tan Dun >
UNBREAKABLE - James Newton Howard >

actual oscar nominees:
THE PATRIOT
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON  (won)
GLADIATOR 
MALENA
CHOCOLAT










*THE CELL Tom Foden, Tessa Posnansky
GLADIATOR - Arthur Max, Crispian Sallis
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON - Tim Yip
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? Dennis Gassner, Nancy Haigh 
QUILLS Martin Childs, Jill Quertier

actual oscar nominees:
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON  (won)
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
GLADIATOR
QUILLS
VATEL









*THE CELL - Eiko Ishioka
GLADIATOR - Janty Yates
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON - Tim Yip
QUILLS Jacqueline West
SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE Caroline de Vivaise

actual oscar nominees:
GLADIATOR  (won)
QUILLS
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
102 DALMATIONS








*THE CELL - Michèle Burke, Edouard Henriques
SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE - Ann Buchanan, Amber Sibley
X-MEN - Anne E Brodie, Gordon Smith
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS - Rick Baker
REQUIEM FOR A DREAM -Vincent J. Guastini, Louie Zakarian

actual oscar nominees:
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS  (won)
THE CELL
SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE








*U-571
CAST AWAY
THE CELL
MISSION TO MARS
GLADIATOR

actual oscar nominees sound edit:
SPACE COWBOYS
U-571  (won)

actual oscar nominees sound mix:
CAST AWAY
GLADIATOR  (won)
THE PATRIOT
THE PERFECT STORM
U-571








*HOLLOW MAN
CAST AWAY
BJORK: ALL IS FULL OF LOVE
GLADIATOR
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?

actual oscar nominees:
GLADIATOR  (won)
HOLLOW MAN 
THE PERFECT STORM









*OUTER SPACE by Peter Tscherkassky
THE HEART OF THE WORLD
BJORK: ALL IS FULL OF LOVE
FLEX.
FATBOY SLIM: WEAPON OF CHOICE

actual oscar nominees live action short:
BY COURIER
ONE DAY CROSSING
QUIERO SER (I WANT TO BE...)   (won)
SERAGLIO
A SOCCER STORY

actual oscar nominees documentary short:
BIG MAMA  (won)
CURTAIN CALL
DOLPHINS
THE MAN ON LINCOLN'S NOSE
ON TIPTOE: GENTLE STEPS TO FREEDOM









The following categories are inspired by The Muriel Awards





*1) Ignoring his own health condition, George rescues drowning boy in community swimming pool - GEORGE WASHINGTON
2) Dr. Fisher "Dances the Night Away" in zero G - MISSION TO MARS
3) "Gotta keep breathing" monologue. Audible rainfall outside - CAST AWAY
4) Wuxia sword battle at bamboo forest canopy - CROUCHING TIGER..
5) Flashback of car accident. super strength rescue - UNBREAKABLE
6) "Lonesome Valley" serendipitous flood - O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?
-tie- Giant wormlike sand cyclone / Alien defense - MISSION TO MARS
7) Young Yang Yang, in despair, jumps into swimming pool - YI YI
8) Film burns away on image of Nosferatu - SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE
9) "Nunnery speech" delivered in Blockbuster videostore - HAMLET
10) Fielding's manic breakdown at dinner - WAKING THE DEAD
11) Entire prologue voice-over - GEORGE WASHINGTON
12) Throwing blood attempt to locate invisible killer - HOLLOW MAN
13) “I’ve Seen it All“ train musical number - DANCER IN THE DARK
14) Car chase that closes story #1. frames narrative - AMORES PERROS
15) Possessed refrigerator hallucination - REQUIEM FOR A DREAM  

also this:










*TRAFFIC
QUILLS
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
THE YARDS
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?










*1) Billy Crudup in ALMOST FAMOUS, WAKING THE DEAD, and JESUS' SON
2) Steven Soderbergh for TRAFFIC and ERIN BROKOVICH
3) Joaquin Phoenix in GLADIATOR, THE YARDS and QUILLS
4) Michael Douglas in TRAFFIC and WONDER BOYS
5) Don Cheadle in TRAFFIC and MISSON TO MARS









*1) David Gordon Green for GEORGE WASHINGTON
2) Sofia Coppola for THE VIRGIN SUICIDES
3) Kenneth Lonergan for YOU CAN COUNT ON ME
4) Anita Killi for DAUGHTER OF THE SUN (LAVRASIID AIGI)
5) Alejandro González Iñárritu for AMORES PERROS
6) Bahman Ghobadi for A TIME FOR DRUNKEN HORSES
7) Simon Rumley for STRONG LANGUAGE
8) Peyton Reed for BRING IT ON
9) Craig Brewer for THE POOR & HUNGRY
10) Miguel Arteta for CHUCK & BUCK
11) Pawel Pawlikowski for LAST RESORT













*1) Colin Farrell in TIGERLAND
2) Gael Garcia Bernal in AMORES PERROS
3) Michael Shannon in JESUS' SON
4) Ziyi Zhang in CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON
5) Hugh Jackman in X-MEN
6) Paddy Considine in A ROOM FOR ROMEO BRASS
7) Mike White in CHUCK & BUCK
8) Justin Theroux in AMERICAN PSYCHO
9) Rob Brown in FINDING FORRESTER
10) Bruce Greenwood in THIRTEEN DAYS
11) Diego Luna in BEFORE NIGHT FALLS
12) Jamie Bell in BILLY ELLIOT
13) Paul Schneider in GEORGE WASHINGTON
14) Maya Rudolph in CHUCK & BUCK
15) Anna Faris in SCARY MOVIE








Other year-end ballots posted at The Wandering Image:   1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991,1992,
 199319941995199619971998199920002001, 2002, 2003,
 2004200520062007200820092010201120122013, 2014

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