Sunday, February 27, 2011

2004 FILM BALLOT

Honoring the best in several categories from the 2004 film year.
(all titles received wide or limited release for '04)
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 2004, go here










*ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
BEFORE SUNSET
THE INCREDIBLES
DOGVILLE
THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU
BIRTH
TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE
KILL BILL: VOL.2
THE SADDEST MUSIC IN THE WORLD
MILLION DOLLAR BABY

actual oscar nominees:
THE AVIATOR
MILLION DOLLAR BABY  (won)
FINDING NEVERLAND
RAY
SIDEWAYS










*OASIS
HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS
CRIMSON GOLD
GOODBYE, DRAGON INN
MOOLAADE
OLDBOY
BAD EDUCATION
BLIND SWORDSMAN: ZATOICHI
TOKYO GODFATHERS
LAST LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE

actual oscar nominees:
AS IT IS IN HEAVEN
DOWNFALL
THE CHORUS
THE SEA INSIDE  (won)
YESTERDAY









*Michel Gondry for ETERNAL SUNSHINE..
Richard Linklater for BEFORE SUNSET
Lars Von Trier for DOGVILLE
Lee Chang-dong for OASIS
Trey Parker for TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE

actual oscar nominees:
Taylor Hackford for RAY
Scorsese for THE AVIATOR
Alexander Payne for SIDEWAYS
Mike Leigh for VERA DRAKE
Clint Eastwood for MILLION DOLLAR BABY  (won)












*Kate Winslet in ETERNAL SUNSHINE..
Hilary Swank in MILLION DOLLAR BABY
Julie Delpy in BEFORE SUNSET
Vera Farmiga in DOWN TO THE BONE
Uma Therman in KILL BILL: VOL.2

actual oscar nominees:
Annette Bening in BEING JULIA
Catalina Sandino Moreno in MARIA FULL OF GRACE
Imelda Staunton in VERA DRAKE
Hilary Swank in MILLION DOLLAR BABY  (won)
Kate Winslet in ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND










*Jamie Foxx in RAY
Gael Garcia Bernal in BAD EDUCATION
Leonardo DiCaprio in THE AVIATOR
Kurt Russell in MIRACLE
Bruno Ganz in DOWNFALL

actual oscar nominees:
Don Cheadle in HOTEL RAWANDA
Johnny Depp in FINDING NEVERLAND
Leonardo DiCaprio in THE AVIATOR
Clint Eastwood MILLION DOLLAR BABY
Jamie Foxx in RAY  (won)









*Virginia Madsen in SIDEWAYS

Irma P. Hall in THE LADYKILLERS
Naomi Watts in I HEART HUCKABEES
Cate Blanchett in THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU
Eva Green in THE DREAMERS

actual oscar nominees:
Cate Blanchett in THE AVIATOR  (won)
Laura Linney in KINSEY
Virginia Madsen in SIDEWAYS
Sophie Okonedo in HOTEL RAWANDA
Natalie Portman in CLOSER










*Jamie Foxx in COLLATERAL
Thomas Hayden Church in SIDEWAYS
Liev Shreiber in THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE
Mark Wahlberg in I HEART HUCKABEES
Morgan Freeman in MILLION DOLLAR BABY

actual oscar nominees:
Alan Alda in THE AVIATOR
Thomas Haden Church in SIDEWAYS
Jamie Foxx in COLLATERAL
Morgan Freeman in MILLION DOLLAR BABY  (won)
Clive Owen in CLOSER











*ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND - Charlie Kaufman
THE INCREDIBLES - Brad Bird
KILL BILL: VOL.2 - Quentin Tarantino
THE AVIATOR - John Logan
BAD EDUCATION - Pedro Almodovar

actual oscar nominees:
THE AVIATOR
ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND (won)
HOTEL RWANDA
THE INCREDIBLES
VERA DRAKE











*BEFORE SUNSET - Linklater; Delpy; Hawke
MILLION DOLLAR BABY - Paul Haggis
DOWNFALL Bernd Eichinger
THE DREAMERS - Gilbert Adair 
SIDEWAYSAlexander Payne, Jim Taylor
THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATEDaniel Pyne,Dean Georgaris

actual oscar nominees:
BEFORE SUNSET
FINDING NEVERLAND
MILLION DOLLAR BABY
THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES
SIDEWAYS  (won)










*TARNATION
LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF
TOUCHING THE VOID
ALONE IN THE WILDERNESS
BRIGHT LEAVES
THE FIVE OBSTRUCTIONS

actual oscar nominees:
BORN INTO BROTHELS  (won)
STORY OF WEEPING CAMEL
SUPER SIZE ME
TUPAC: RESURRECTION
TWIST OF FAITH










*THE INCREDIBLES
TOKYO GODFATHERS
TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE
STRINGS
THE SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS MOVIE

actual oscar nominees:
THE INCREDIBLES  (won)
SHARK TALE
SHREK 2











*HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS Zhao Xiaoding
THE VILLAGE - Roger Deakins, BSC, ASC
THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST - Caleb Deschanel, ASC
A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT Bruno Delbonnel, AFC
BIRTH - Harris Savides, ASC

actual oscar nominees:
THE AVIATOR  (won)
HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS
THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT










*ETERNAL SUNSHINE.. - V. Óskarsdóttir
THE AVIATOR - Thelma Schoonmaker
COLLATERALJim Miller, Paul Rubell
TARNATIONJonathan Caouette
MILLION DOLLAR BABYJoel Cox

actual oscar nominees:
THE AVIATOR  (won)
COLLATERAL
MILLION DOLLAR BABY
RAY
FINDING NEVERLAND











*THE VILLAGE - James Newton Howard >
BODYSONG - Jonny Greenwood >
THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU - Mark Mothersbaugh >
THE INCREDIBLES - Michael Giacchino > 
LEMONY SNICKET'S SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS - Thomas Newman >
ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND - Jon Brion >

actual oscar nominees:
FINDING NEVERLAND  (won)
HARRY POTTER PRISONER OF AZKABAN
LEMONY SNICKET'S SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
PASSION OF THE CHRIST
THE VILLAGE










*THE AVIATOR - Dante Ferretti
LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOUMark Friedberg, Gretchen Rau
LEMONY SNICKET'S SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS - Rick Heinrichs, Cheryl Carasik
THE VILLAGE Tom Foden, Larry Dias
TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE Jim Dultz, Richard C. Walker

actual oscar nominees:
THE AVIATOR  (won)
FINDING NEVERLAND
LEMONY SNICKET'S SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT













*THE AVIATOR - Sandy Powell
HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS Emi Wada
LEMONY SNICKET'S SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS Colleen Atwood
TROYBob Ringwood
ALEXANDER Jenny Beavan

actual oscar nominees:
THE AVIATOR  (won)
FINDING NEVERLAND
LEMONY SNICKET'S SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
RAY
TROY









*HELLBOY - Rick Baker 
LEMONY SNICKET'S - Valli O'Reilly, Bill Corso
PASSION OF THE CHRIST - Keith Vanderlaan, Christien Tinsley
DAWN OF THE DEAD - Burton Leblanc, Suk-Min Lee
THE SEA INSIDE - Jo Allen, Manuel García

actual oscar nominees:
THE SEA INSIDE
LEMONY SNICKET'S SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS  (won)
THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST










*THE INCREDIBLES
SPIDER MAN 2
THE VILLAGE
THE POLAR EXPRESS
TORQUE

actual oscar nominees:
THE INCREDIBLES  (won)
THE POLAR EXPRESS
SPIDER MAN 2












*THE AVIATOR
RAY
SPIDER MAN 2
KILL BILL: VOL.2
THE POLAR EXPRESS

actual oscar nominees:
THE AVIATOR
THE INCREDIBLES
THE POLAR EXPRESS
RAY  (won)
SPIDER MAN 2











*HELLBOY
SPIDER MAN 2
HARRY POTTER & PRISONER OF AZKABAN
THE AVIATOR
ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND

actual oscar nominees:
HARRY POTTER & PRISONER OF AZKABAN
I, ROBOT
SPIDER MAN 2  (won)












*7:35 IN THE MORNING
YEAH YEAH YEAHS: MAPS
WASP
YEAH YEAH YEAHS: Y CONTROL
AUTISM IS A WORLD

actual oscar nominees live action short:
EVERYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY MUST
LITTLE TERRORIST
7:35 IN THE MORNING
TWO CARS, ONE NIGHT
WASP  (won)

actual oscar nominees documentary short:
AUTISM IS WORLD
CHILDREN OF LENINGRADSKY
HARDWOOD
MIGHTY TIMES: THE CHILDREN'S MARCH (won)
SISTER ROSE'S PASSION









*WINTER DAYS [Yuriy Norshteyn segment]
RYAN
LORENZO
WINTER DAYS [Isao Takahata segment]
JACK JACK ATTACK
BIRTHDAY BOY

actual oscar nominees:
BIRTHDAY BOY
GOPHER BROKE
GUARD DOG
LORENZO
RYAN  (won)









The following categories are inspired by The Muriel Awards





*1) Beatrix's Coffin escape, set to Morricone's "L'Arena"- KILL BILL:VOL. 2
2) Mr. Incredible endures island gauntlet of traps & robots - THE INCREDIBLES
3) "Life is But a Dream" Childhood memory sequence - ETERNAL SUNSHINE 
4) BuckarooBonzai-esque exit from film festival ("Queen Bitch") - LIFE AQUATIC
5) Silver H1-Racer speed trials & beet field crash landing - THE AVIATOR
6) Shaun walks to & from store oblivious of zombies - SHAUN OF THE DEAD
7) One with hammer VS many. Hallway fight sequence - OLDBOY
8) Spiderman VS Dr. Octopus atop a speeding train - SPIDERMAN 2
9) Team U.S.A. wins olympic gold. Climax of MIRACLE
10) Giant ant riding commuter train hallucination - OLDBOY

Also this:












*THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE
THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU
THE AVIATOR
ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
ANCHORMAN: LEGEND OF RON BURGUNDY
SIDEWAYS
















*1) Lars Von Trier for DOGVILLE and THE FIVE OBSTRUCTIONS
2) Beat Takeshi Kitano for DOLLS and ZATOICHI: BLIND SWORDSMAN
3) Jamie Foxx in COLLATERAL, RAY and REDEMPTION
4) Mark Ruffalo in COLLATERAL, WE DON'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE and ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
5) Guy Maddin for COWARDS BEND THE KNEE and THE SADDEST MUSIC IN THE WORLD












*1) Edgar Wright for SHAUN OF THE DEAD 
2) Nacho Vigalando for 7:35 IN THE MORNING
3) Shane Carruth for PRIMER
4) Andrea Arnold for WASP
5) Adam McKay for ANCHORMAN: LEGEND OF RON BURGUNDY
6) Andrey Zvyagintsev for THE RETURN
7) Joseph Kahn for TORQUE
8) Joshua Marston for MARIA FULL OF GRACE
9) Jonathan Caouette for TARNATION
10) Debra Granik for DOWN TO THE BONE
-tie- Cherien Dabis for MEMOIRS OF AN EVIL STEPMOTHER










*1) Emily Mortimer in BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS
2) Sacha Baron Cohen in ALI G INDAHOUSE
3) Anthony Mackie in BROTHER TO BROTHER
4) Catalina Sandina Moreno in MARIA FULL OF GRACE
5) Chris Evans in CELLULAR
6) Rachel McAdams in THE NOTEBOOK and MEAN GIRLS
7) Joel Edgerton in NED KELLY
8) Diane Kruger in TROY
9) Rosamund Pike in LIBERTINE
10) Connie Britton in FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS











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

No comments:

Post a Comment