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Monday, 11 February 2002


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2000   <   SHADOWS AWARDS   >   2002
B E S T   F I L M   o f   2 0 0 1 :
Moulin Rouge (Baz Luhrmann)
2 The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson)
3 Monsoon Wedding (Mira Nair)
4 You Can Count on Me (Kenneth Lonergan)
5 Hedwig and the Angry Inch (John Cameron Mitchell)
6 The Man Who Wasn't There (Joel Coen)
7 Amores Perros (Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu)
8 Before Night Falls (Julian Schnabel)
9 A One and a Two (Edward Yang)
10 Mulholland Drive (David Lynch)
11 In the Bedroom (Todd Field)
12 AI Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg)
13 Gosford Park (Robert Altman)
14 The Believer (Henry Bean)
15 Urbania (Jon Shear)
16 Shrek (Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson)
17 Lantana (Ray Lawrence)
18 The Others (Alejandro Amen·bar)
19 Tape (Richard Linklater)
20 The Business of Strangers (Patrick Stettner)
a bohemian storm is brewing!
Baz Luhrmann redefines the movie musical
with this colourful, vibrant comedy-romance-drama
that constantly surprises ...
and gets even better every time you see it.
Powerful performances, great music,
outrageously energetic visuals --
what more could you ask for in a film?
Spectacular! Spectacular!
21 Sordid Lives (Del Shores)
22 Ali (Michael Mann)
23 The Son's Room (Nanni Moretti)
24 The Smell of Camphor, The Fragrance of Jasmine (Bahman Farmanara)
25 The Devil's Backbone (Guillermo Del Toro)
26 Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner (Zacharias Kunuk)
27 Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly)
28 Intimacy (Patrice Chereau)
29 Dark Days (Marc Singer)
30 Amelie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet)
R E A D E R   C H O I C E :   B E S T   F I L M
1 MOULIN ROUGE
2 The Fellowship of the Ring
3 The Man Who Wasn't There
4 Memento
5 Amelie
6 Monsoon Wedding
7 Mulholland Drive
8 A Beautiful Mind
9 In the Bedroom
10 Ghost World
D I R E C T O R :
Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge)
W R I T E R :
Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count on Me)
2 John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
3 Joel Coen (The Man Who Wasn't There)
4 Julian Schnabel (Before Night Falls)
5 Peter Jackson (Fellowship of the Ring)
6 Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu (Amores Perros)
7 David Lynch (Mulholland Drive)
8 Todd Field (In the Bedroom)
9 Robert Altman (Gosford Park)
10 Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding)
2 John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
3 Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson (Fellowship of the Ring)
4 Del Shores (Sordid Lives)
5 Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park)
6 David Lynch (Mulholland Drive)
7 Joel Coen, Ethan Coen (The Man Who Wasn't There)
8 Andrew Bovell (Lantana)
9 Daniel Reitz, Jon Shear (Urbania)
10 Rob Festinger, Todd Field (In the Bedroom)
R E A D E R   C H O I C E :   D I R E C T O R
1 BAZ LUHRMANN (Moulin Rouge)
2 Peter Jackson (Fellowship of the Ring)
3 David Lynch (Mulholland Drive)
4 Robert Altman (Gosford Park)
5 Joen Coen (The Man Who Wasn't There)
R E A D E R   C H O I C E :   W R I T E R
1 CHRISTOPHER NOLAN (Memento)
2 Terry Zwigoff, Daniel Clowes (Ghost World)
3 Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson (Fellowship of the Ring)
4 Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park)
5 John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
A C T R E S S :
Naomi Watts (Mulholland Drive)
A C T O R :
John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
watts 2 Sissy Spacek (In the Bedroom)
3 Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge, The Others)
4 Kerry Fox (Intimacy)
5 Laura Linney (You Can Count on Me)
6 Stockard Channing (The Business of Strangers)
7 Charlotte Rampling (Under the Sand)
8 Kate Winslet (Iris, Enigma)
9 Ana Reeder (Acts of Worship)
10 Judi Dench (Iris, The Shipping News)
mitchell 2 Javier Bardem (Before Night Falls)
3 Billy Bob Thornton (The Man Who Wasn't There, Bandits)
4 Ewan McGregor (Moulin Rouge, Black Hawk Down)
5 Brad Renfro (Bully, Ghost World)
6 Gene Hackman (Heist, Heartbreakers, Royal Tenenbaums)
7 Ethan Hawke (Tape, Training Day)
8 Haley Joel Osment (AI)
9 Mark Ruffalo (You Can Count on Me)
10 Russell Crowe (A Beautiful Mind)
R E A D E R   C H O I C E :   A C T R E S S
1 NICOLE KIDMAN (Moulin Rouge, The Others)
2 Naomi Watts (Mulholland Drive)
3 Judi Dench (The Shipping News, Iris)
4 Sissy Spacek (In the Bedroom)
5 Renee Zellweger (Bridget Jones's Diary)
R E A D E R   C H O I C E :   A C T O R
1 BILLY BOB THORNTON (Monster's Ball, Man Who Wasn't There, Bandits)
2 John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
3 Russell Crowe (A Beautiful Mind)
4 Ewan McGregor (Moulin Rouge)
5 Gene Hackman (The Royal Tenenbaums, Heist)
S U P P O R T I N G   A C T R E S S :
Beth Grant (Sordid Lives, Rock Star, Donnie Darko)
S U P P O R T I N G   A C T O R :
Jim Broadbent (Moulin Rouge, Iris)
grant 2 Cate Blanchett (Bandits, Fellowship of the Ring, Shipping News, Charlotte Gray)
3 Scarlett Johansson (Ghost World, The Man Who Wasn't There)
4 Frances O'Connor (AI, About Adam)
5 Frances McDormand (The Man Who Wasn't There)
6 Diane Ladd (The Law of Enclosures)
7 Marisa Tomei (In the Bedroom)
8 Kelly Macdonald (Gosford Park)
9 Cameron Diaz (Vanilla Sky, The Invisible Circus)
10 Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind)
broadbent 2 Matthew Broderick (You Can Count on Me)
3 Nick Stahl (Bully, In the Bedroom)
4 Ben Kingsley (Sexy Beast)
5 Michael Pitt (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Bully)
6 Timothy Spall (Intimacy, Lucky Break, Rock Star, Vanilla Sky)
7 Ian McKellen (Fellowship of the Ring)
8 Vince Colosimo (Lantana)
9 James Gandolfini (The Man Who Wasn't There, The Mexican, The Last Castle)
10 Paul Bettany (A Knight's Tale, A Beautiful Mind)
R E A D E R   C H O I C E :   S U P P O R T I N G   A C T R E S S
1 SCARLETT JOHANSSON(Ghost World)
2 Helen Mirren (Gosford Park, Last Orders)
3 Jennifer Connolly (A Beautiful Mind)
4 Cate Blanchett (Bandits, Shipping News, Fellowship of the Ring)
5 Cameron Diaz (Shrek, Vanilla Sky)
R E A D E R   C H O I C E :   S U P P O R T I N G   A C T O R
1 JIM BROADBENT(Moulin Rouge, Iris)
2 Steve Buscemi (Ghost World)
3 Ian McKellen (Fellowship of the Ring)
4 Tony Shalhoub (The Man Who Wasn't There)
5 Colin Firth (Bridget Jones's Diary)
W O R S T   F I L M :
Freddy Got Fingered (Tom Green)
S I N G L E :
Bohemian Like You (Dandy Warhols)
2 Autumn in New York (Joan Chen)
3 The Wedding Planner (Adam Shankman)
4 Scary Movie 2 (Keenen Ivory Wayans)
5 Evil Woman [Saving Silverman] (Dennis Dugan)
6 Women Talking Dirty (Coky Giedroyc)
7 Glitter (Vondie Curtis Hall)
8 Blow Dry (Paddy Breathnach)
9 Riding in Cars With Boys (Penny Marshall)
10 Planet of the Apes (Tim Burton)
R E A D E R   C H O I C E :   W O R S T   F I L M
1 FREDDY GOT FINGERED
2 Pearl Harbor
3 A.I.
4 Mulholland Drive
5 Scary Movie 2
T V   S E R I E S :
ER (E4)
2 The Sopranos (C4)
3 Frasier (C4)
4 The Simpsons (Sky)
5 Friends (E4)
6 The X-Files (Sky)
7 Absolutely Fabulous (BBC)
8 Beggars and Choosers (ITV)
9 The West Wing (C4)
10 Sex and the City (C4)
2 Here With Me (Dido)
3 Can't Get You Out of My Head (Kylie Minogue)
4 Imitation of Life (REM)
5 19-2000 (Gorillaz)
6 Elevation (U2)
7 Teenage Dirtbag (Wheatus)
8 Get the Party Started (Pink)
9 In the End (Linkin Park)
10 Sing (Travis)
11 Thankyou (Dido)
12 Spitting in the Wind (Badly Drawn Boy)
13 Candy (Ash)
14 Let Love Be Your Energy (Robbie Williams)
15 Clint Eastwood (Gorillaz)
16 Come What May (Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor)
17 So Why So Sad (Manic Street Preachers)
18 Stone by Stone (Catatonia)
19 Lady Marmalade (Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink)
20 Fallin' (Alicia Keys)
21 Survivor (Destiny's Child)
22 Side (Travis)
23 Sometimes (Ash)
24 Don't Panic (Coldplay)
25 Request Line (Black Eyed Peas & Macy Gray)
26 Plug in Baby (Muse)
27 Mr Writer (Stereophonics)
28 Goodsouls (Starsailor)
29 Eternity (Robbie Williams)
30 Star 69 (Faboy Slim)
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selected by readers and contributors...
MUSIC: CRAIG ARMSTRONG (Moulin Rouge)
2 Howard Shore (Fellowship of the Ring)
3 Angelo Badalamenti (Mulholland Drive)
4 Yann Tiersen (Amelie)
5 Stephen Trask (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
CINEMATOGRAPHY: ROGER DEAKINS (The Man Who Wasn't There)
2 Donald McAlpine (Moulin Rouge)
3 Andrew Lesnie (Fellowship of the Ring)
4 Slawomir Idziak (Black Hawk Down)
5 Andrew Dunn (Gosford Park)
EDITING: JILL BILCOCK (Moulin Rouge)
also: Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now Redux); John Gilbert (Fellowship of the Ring)
SPECIAL EFFECTS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
2 Harry Potter
3 Moulin Rouge
4 A.I.
5 Amelie
PRODUCTION DESIGN: MOULIN ROUGE
also: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Man Who Wasn't There
COSTUMES: MOULIN ROUGE
also: The Fellowship of the Ring; Hedwig and the Angry Inch
BREAKTHROUGH: NAOMI WATTS (Mulholland Drive)
2 John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
3 Christopher Nolan (Memento)
4 Hayden Christensen (Life as a House)
5 Orlando Bloom (Fellowship of the Ring, Black Hawk Down)
ENSEMBLE: GOSFORD PARK
2 Moulin Rouge
3 Fellowship of the Ring
4 Royal Tenenbaums
5 Last Orders
BEST CHEMISTRY: EWAN MCGREGOR & NICOLE KIDMAN (Moulin Rouge)
also: Steve Buscemi & Thora Birch (Ghost World)
WORST CHEMISTRY: TOM CRUISE & PENELOPE CRUZ (Vanilla Sky)
also: Winona Ryder & Richard Gere (Autumn in New York)
BEST VILLAIN: RICHARD ROXBURGH (Moulin Rouge)
also: Alan Rickman (Harry Potter); The Entire Somali Nation (Black Hawk Down)
MOST UNDERRATED: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
2 Life as a House
3 Jurassic Park III
4 Monsters Inc
5 The Others
MOST OVERRATED: A BEAUTIFUL MIND
2 Vanilla Sky
3 In the Bedroom
4 Mulholland Drive
5 Amelie
SHOULD RETIRE: TOM CRUISE
2 Richard Gere
3 Jerry Bruckheimer
also: Russell Crowe, David Lynch, Meg Ryan, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis
MOST IMPORTANT FILM (for creating an original cinematic language): Moulin Rouge
BEST CHASE SCENES/STUNTWORK: The Fast and The Furious
BEST HIGH-GRADE MULTIPLE PERFORMANCES: Billy Bob Thornton (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Bandits, Monsters Ball)
BEST CHAMELEONS: Cate Blanchett and Russell Crowe
SEXIEST DISCOVERY: Orlando Bloom
MOST PRESS FOR WORST PRODUCT (tie): Pearl Harbor and Vanilla Sky
WORST OPINIONS IN HOLLYWOOD: Sean Penn
MOST OBNOXIOUS STARS: Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz
BEST JUST-TURNED-40 FACE LIFTS: Meg Ryan and Tom Cruise
WEIRDEST STARS: Billy Bob Thornton and Angelina Jolie
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the final standings as of 29 Mar 02 with 105 awards tabulated...
F I L M
504 The Fellowship of the Ring+
485 Moulin Rouge+
482 Amelie+
394 Shrek*
371 In the Bedroom+
345 Memento
321 Mulholland Drive
303 A Beautiful Mind*
212 Gosford Park+
192 Ghost World
D I R E C T O R
252 Peter Jackson+ (The Fellowship of the Ring)
228 Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge)
180 Robert Altman+ (Gosford Park)
174 Ron Howard* (A Beautiful Mind)
162 David Lynch+ (Mulholland Drive)
S C R E E N P L A Y
294 Christopher Nolan+ (Memento)
205 Julian Fellowes* (Gosford Park)
161 Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson+ (Fellowship of the Ring)
154 Akiva Goldsman* (A Beautiful Mind)
130 Terry Zwigoff, Daniel Clowes+ (Ghost World)
A C T R E S S
297 Sissy Spacek+ (In The Bedroom)
286 Nicole Kidman+ (Moulin Rouge, The Others)
230 Halle Berry* (Monster's Ball)
164 Naomi Watts (Mulholland Drive)
158 Judi Dench+ (Iris, The Shipping News)
A C T O R
239 Russell Crowe+ (A Beautiful Mind)
215 Denzel Washington* (Training Day)
170 Tom Wilkinson+ (In the Bedroom)
137 Billy Bob Thornton (Monster's Ball, Bandits, Man Who Wasn't There)
134 Gene Hackman (The Royal Tenenbaums)
S U P P O R T I N G   A C T R E S S
252 Jennifer Connelly* (A Beautiful Mind)
157 Helen Mirren+ (Gosford Park, Last Orders)
142 Maggie Smith+ (Gosford Park)
120 Marisa Tomei+ (In The Bedroom)
110 Kate Winslet+ (Iris, Enigma)
S U P P O R T I N G   A C T O R
262 Ben Kingsley+ (Sexy Beast)
257 Jim Broadbent* (Moulin Rouge, Iris)
210 Steve Buscemi (Ghost World)
160 Ian McKellen+ (Fellowship of the Ring)
60 Jon Voight+ (Ali)
E N S E M B L E
120 Gosford Park
41 Fellowship of the Ring
26 The Royal Tenenbaums
B R E A K T H R O U G H
45 Dakota Fanning (I Am Sam)
43 Christopher Nolan (Memento)
43 John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
C I N E M A T O G R A P H E R
153 Roger Deakins+ (The Man Who Wasn't There)
123 Andrew Lesnie* (Fellowship of the Ring)
103 Donald McAlpine+ (Moulin Rouge)
S C O R E
154 Howard Shore* (Fellowship of the Ring)
125 Craig Armstrong (Moulin Rouge)
55 John Williams+ (A.I., Harry Potter)
S O N G
70 May It Be+ (Fellowship of the Ring)
50 Vanilla Sky+ (Vanilla Sky)
35 Come What May (Moulin Rouge)
35 If I Didn't Have You* (Monsters Inc)
35 There You'll Be+ (Pearl Harbor)
P R O D U C T I O N   D E S I G N
130 Catherine Martin, Ann-Marie Beauchamp* (Moulin Rouge)
99 Grant Major, Dan Hennah+ (Fellowship of the Ring)
65 Aline Bonetto+ (Amelie)
65 Stuart Craig+ (Harry Potter)
E F F E C T S
140 The Fellowship of the Ring*
52 A.I.+
49 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
E D I T I N G
130 Jill Bilcock+ (Moulin Rouge)
110 Pietro Scalia* (Black Hawk Down)
78 John Gilbert+ (Fellowship of the Ring)
C O S T U M E S
110 Catherine Mortin, Angus Strathie* (Moulin Rouge)
64 Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor+ (Fellowship of the Ring)
50 Judianna Makovsky+ (Harry Potter)
W O R S T   F I L M
148 Freddy Got Fingered
82 Pearl Harbor
69 Glitter
55 Planet of the Apes
40 Driven
Numbers are cumulative points based on Shadows' complex, highly secret scoring system.
* Oscar winners     + Oscar nominees
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