Archive for the ‘2000’ Category

Fixing the Oscars – 2000

April 23, 2007

Best Foreign Picture

(Winner!) – In the Mood for Love (Fa yeung nin wa)

– Yi Yi
– Amores perros
– Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long)
– Code Unknown (Code inconnu: Récit incomplet de divers voyages)

Best English-language Picture

(Winner!) – Dancer in the Dark

– Memento
– American Psycho
– Almost Famous
– Gladiator

Best Actor

(Winner!) – Tony Leung (In the Mood for Love)

– Christian Bale (American Psycho)
– Guy Pearce (Memento)
– Leonardo Sbaraglia (Burnt Money)
– Javier Bardem (Before Night Falls)

Best Actress

(Winner!) – Björk (Dancer in the Dark)

– Maggie Cheung (In the Mood for Love)
– Laura Linney (You Can Count on Me)
– Lena Endre (Faithless)
– Sanaa Lathan (Love & Basketball)

Best Supporting Actor

(Winner)- Emilio Echevarría (Amores perros)

– Benicio Del Toro (Traffic)
– Ben Kingsley (Sexy Beast)
– Joaquin Phoenix (Gladiator)
– Willem Dafoe (Shadow of the Vampire)

Best Supporting Actress

(Winner!) – Ziyi Zhang (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)

– Elaine May (Small Time Crooks)
– Catherine Deneuve (Dancer in the Dark)
– Marcia Gay Harden (Pollock)
– Kate Hudson (Almost Famous)
– Goya Toledo (Amores perros)
– Catherine Zeta-Jones (Traffic)

Best Director

(Winner!) – Edward Yang (Yi Yi)

– Wong Kar Wai (In the Mood for Love)
– Christopher Nolan (Memento)
– Lars von Trier (Dancer in the Dark)
– Mary Harron (American Psycho)
– Alejandro González Iñárritu (Amores Perros)
– Michael Haneke (Code Unknown)
13 – Lukas Moodysson (Together)

Best Cinematography

(Winner!) – Christopher Doyle & Mark Lee Ping-Bin (In the Mood for Love)

– Peter Pau (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
– Darius Khondji (The Beach)
– Roger Deakins (O Brother, Where Art Thou?)
– Rodrigo Prieto (Amores Perros)
– Rubby Müller (Dancer in the Dark)

Best Original Screenplay

– (Winner) Jonathan Nolan & Christopher Nolan (Memento)

– Lukas Moodysson (Together)
– Fabián Bielinsky (Nine Queens)
– Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count on Me)
– Edward Yang (Yi Yi)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Winner – Mary Harron & Guinevere Turner (American Psycho, from the novel by Bret Easton Ellis)

– Tomás Aragay and Cesc Gay (Nico and Dani, from the play Krámpack by Jordi Sánchez)
– Kenta Fukasaku (Battle Royale, from the novel Batoru rowaiaru by Koushun Takami)
– D.V. DeVincentis, Steve Pink, John Cusack & Scott Rosenberg (High Fidelity, from the novel by Nick Hornby)
– Hui-Ling Wang, James Schamus & Kuo Jung Tsai (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, from the novel Wo hu cang long by Du Lu Wang)

Best Original Score

(Winner!) – Tan Dun (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)

– Clint Mansell (Requiem for a Dream)
– Gustavo Santolalla (Amores Perros)
– Rachel Portman (Chocolat)
– Hans Zimmer (Gladiator)
– Ennio Morricone (Malèna)

Best Adapted / Song / Musical Score

(Winner!) – Lee Olsen & T-Bone Burnett (O Brother, Where Art Thou?)

– Björk & Vincent Mendoza & Mark Bell (Dancer in the Dark)
– John Cusack & D.V. DeVincentis & Kathy Nelson & Steve Pink (High Fidelity)
– Wong Kar Wai, et al (In the Mood for Love)
– Danny Bramson, et al (Almost Famous)
– Jan Svankmajer, et al (Little Otik)

Best Original Song

(Winner!) – “I’ve Seen It All”, Björk, Lars von Trier & Sjón Sigurdsson (Dancer in the Dark)

– “Lucky Manuelo”, Raymond van het Groenewoud (?) (Iedereen Beroemd! a.k.a. Everybody’s Famous!)
– “Scatterheart”, Björk, Sjón Sigurdsson & Lars von Trier (Dancer in the Dark)
– “Can’t Fight the Moonlight”, Diane Warren (Coyote Ugly)
– “In the Musicals”, Björk, Mark Bell, Sjón Sigurdsson & Lars von Trier (Dancer in the Dark)
– “A Love Before Time”, Jorge Calandrelli, Tan Dun & James Schamus (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
– “Things Have Changed”, Bob Dylan (Wonder Boys)

Best Sound

(Winner!) – Gladiator

– Battle Royale
– Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
– Almost Famous
– Amores perros

Best Film Editing

(Winner!) – Dody Dorn (Memento)

– Luis Carballar & Alejandro González Iñárritu & Fernando Pérez Unda (Amores Perros)
– Tim Squyres (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
– Jay Rabinowitz (Requiem for a Dream)
– Stephen Mirrione (Traffic)

Best Art Direction

(Winner!) – William Chang (In the Mood for Love)

– Jian-Quo Wang & Bin Zhao (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
– Arthur Max & Crispian Sallis (Gladiator)
– Jan Svankmajer & Eva Svankmajerová (Little Otik)
– Michael Mansen (The Cell)

Best Costume Design

40 (Winner!) – Timmy Yip (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)

– William Chang (In the Mood for Love)
– Janty Yates (Gladiator)
– Jacqueline West (Quills)
– Monica Howe (The House of Mirth)
– Christian Gasc (The Widow of St. Pierre)

Best Visual Effects

(Winner!) – Gladiator

– Battle Royale
– X-Men
– Little Otik
– Hollow Man

Best Short Film

(Winner!) – The Heart of the World

– For the Birds
– Father and Daughter
– In Absentia
– Rejected