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  • Tyler The Awesome Guy
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    If film awards happened every decade instead of every year, what would they look like for the years 2000-2009 (according to you, of course)?

    (according to me, bold indicates winner)

    Best Picture

    -A Beautiful Mind
    -Catch Me if You Can
    The Lord of the Rings (all three films)
    -Slumdog Millionaire
    -WALL-E 

    Best Director

    Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
    Joel & Ethan Coen – No Country for Old Men
    Peter Jackson – The Lord of the Rings
    Steven Spielberg – Catch Me if You Can
    Andrew Stanton – WALL-E

    Best Actor

    Adrien Brody – The Pianist
    Johnny Depp – Pirates of the Caribbean
    Daniel Day-Lewis – There Will Be Blood
    Robert Downey, Jr. – Sherlock Holmes
    Sean Penn – Mystic River

    Best Actress

    Ellen Page – Juno
    Julia Roberts – Erin Brockovich 
    Meryl Streep – Julie and Julia
    Uma Thurman – Kill Bill
    Kate Winslet – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Best Sup. Actor

    Javier Bardem – No Country for Old Men
    Tom Hanks – Catch Me if You Can
    Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
    Alfred Molina – Spider-Man 2
    Eddie Murphy – Shrek 

    Best Sup. Actress

    Cate Blanchett – The Aviator
    Jennifer Connelly – A Beautiful Mind
    Rinko Kukuchi – Babel
    Mo’Nique – Precious
    Catherine Zeta-Jones – Chicago

    Best Original Screenplay

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry & Pierre Bismuth)
    Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola)
    The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson & Owen Wilson) 
    Up (Pete Docter, Bob Peterson & Thomas McCarthy)
    WALL-E (Andrew Stanton & Jim Reardon) 

    Best Adapted Screenplay

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Hui-Ling Wang, James Schamus & Kuo Tsai Jung)
    The Dark Knight (Christopher & Jonathan Nolan)
    The Lord of the Rings (Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens)
    No Country for Old Men (Joel & Ethan Coen)
    Slumdog Millionaire (Simon Beaufoy)

    Best Ensemble

    Almost Famous
    The Dark Knight
    Little Miss Sunshine
    Moulin Rouge!
    Star Trek

    Best Animated Feature

    Finding Nemo
    Ratatouille
    Shrek
    Up
    WALL-E

    Best Voice Acting

    Dan Castellaneta – The Simpsons Movie
    Sacha Baron Cohen – Madagascar
    Ellen DeGeneres – Finding Nemo
    Eddie Murphy – Shrek
    Andy Serkis – The Lord of the Rings

    Best Cinematography 

    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
    The Aviator
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    The Dark Knight
    The Lord of the Rings

    Best Original Score

    A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    Finding Nemo
    The Lord of the Rings
    Up

    Best Original Song

    “Accidentally in Love” – Shrek 2
    “Into the West” – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
    “Jai Ho” – Slumdog Millionaire
    “Lose Yourself” – 8 Mile
    “The Weary Kind” – Crazy Heart

    Best Editing
     
    The Aviator
    Chicago
    The Lord of the Rings
    No Country for Old Men
    Slumdog Millionaire

    Best Visual Effects

    Avatar
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    King Kong
    The Lord of the Rings
    Transformers

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    KyleBailey
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    I’ll try my best to narrow them into 5 (yikes!) 

     Best Picture- 

    The Dark Knight
    Moulin Rouge!
    Pirates of the Caribbean (trilogy) 
    Star Wars Episode 3 
    Chicago

    (PS I have more mainstream movies at the top than I normally would) 

    Best Director-

    Christopher Nolan “The Dark Knight”
    Baz Luhrmann “Moulin Rouge!”
    Rob Marshall “Chicago”
    Gore Verbinski “Pirates of the Caribbean films”
    James Cameron “Avatar”  

    Best Actor-

    Johnny Depp “Pirates of the Caribbean”
    Sean Penn “Milk”
    Heath Ledger “Brokeback Mountain”
    Nathan Lane “The Producers”
    Daniel Day Lewis “Gangs of New York”  

    Best Actress-

    Meryl Streep “Doubt”
    Angelina Jolie “Changeling”
    Julia Roberts “Erin Brockovich” 
    Nicole Kidman “Moulin Rouge!”
    Marion Cotillard “Nine”  

    Best Supporting Actor-

    Heath Leadger “The Dark Knight”
    Mark Wahlberg “The Departed”
    Jake Gyllenhaal “Brokeback Mountain”
    Geoffry Rush “Pirates of the Caribbean”
    Ralph Fiennes “Harry Potter 4” 

     Best Supporting Actress- 

    Monique “Precious”
    Catherine Zeta Jones “Chicago” 
    Amy Adams “Doubt”
    Michelle Pfeiffer “Hairspray” 
    Helena Bonham Carter “Harry Potter” 

    Best Original Screenplay-

    Little Miss Sunshine
    Juno
    (500) Days of Summer
    Finding Nemo
    Moulin Rouge!

    Best Adapted Screenplay-

    The Dark Knight
    Mean Girls
    O Brother Where Art Thou?
    Brokeback Mountain
    Doubt

    Best Animated-

    Finding Nemo
    Coraline
    The Simpsons Movie 
    Monsters Inc.
    Up

    Best Voice Performer- 

    Billy Crystal “Monsters Inc” 
    John Goodman “Monsters Inc” 
    Albert Brooks “Finding Nemo” 
    Ellen “Finding Nemo” 
    Christopher Plummer “Up” 

    Best Ensemble-

    The Dark Knight
    Chicago
    Hairspray
    The Departed
    Swenney Todd

    Best Score-

    Pirates of the Carribean 
    Harry Potter
    The Dark Knight 
    Avatar
    Up 

    Best Original Song- 

    The Weary Kind “Crazy Heart” 
    Take it All “Nine” 
    Falling Slowly “Once”
    Come What May “Moulin Rouge!” 
    Jai Ho “Slumdog Millionaire” 

    Best Cinematography- 

    The Dark Knight 
    Pirates of the Carribean films 
    Avatar
    Chicago 
    Good Night, and Good Luck 

    Best Costumes- 

    Chicago
    Moulin Rouge!
    Hairspray
    Sweeney Todd
    Pirates of the Carribean 

    Best Make Up/Hair- 

    The Dark Knight
    Hairspray
    Chicago 
    Moulin Rouge! 
    Pan’s Labryinth 

    Best Art Direction- 

    Moulin Rouge!
    Chicago 
    Avatar 
    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the witch, and the Waredrobe 
    Charlie and the Choclate Factory 

    Best Sound- 

    Pirates of the Carribean 
    Star Wars films 
    Avatar 
    The Dark Knight 
    Transformers 

    Best Visual Effects- 

    Avatar 
    Pirates of the Carribean films
    Star Wars 
    Harry Potter 
    X Men 2 

     

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    Malick
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    Here’s what I’ve come up with even though it’s inevitable that some great film or performance will be left out.

    Best Picture
    City of God
    Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
    The Bourne Ultimatum
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Runner-up)
    Close Calls – Pan’s Labyrinth, Wall-E, The Pianist and A Prophet

    Best Director
    Ang Lee – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    Pedro Almodovar – Bad Education
    Peter Jackson – The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
    David Lynch – Mulholland Drive
    Fernando Ferreira Meirelles – City of God (Runner-up)
    Close Calls – Wong Kar Wai – In the Mood for Love, Roman Polanski – The Pianist and Martin Campbell – Casino Royale

    Best Actor
    Adrien Brody – The Pianist (*tie* Runner-up)
    Casey Affleck – The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (he’s LEAD)
    Ben Kingsley – House of Sand and Fog
    Heath Ledger – Brokeback Mountain (*tie* Runner-up)
    Emilo Echevarría – Amores Perros
    Close
    Calls – Javier Bardem – Before Night Falls, Tom Wilkinson – In the
    Bedroom, Tahar Rahim – A Prophet and Johnny Depp – Pirates of the
    Caribbean

    Best Actress
    Michelle Yeoh – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    Charlize Theron – Monster (Runner-up)
    Julie Christie – Away From Her
    Imelda Staunton – Vera Drake
    Maggie Cheung – In the Mood for Love
    Close Calls – Julianne Moore – Far From Heaven, Uma Thurman – Kill Bill  Ellen Burstyn – Requiem for a Dream

    Best Supporting Actor
    Javier Bardem – No Country for Old Men (Runner-up)
    Jim Carrey – Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
    Brad Pitt – The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
    Andy Serkis – The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
    Djimon Hounsou – Blood Diamond
    Close Calls – Hal Holbrook – Into the Wild, Robert DuVall – The Road and Takeshi Kaneshiro – House of Flying Daggers

    Best Supporting Actress
    Julianne Moore – The Hours (Runner-up)
    Mo’Nique – Precious
    Adriana Barraza – Babel
    Rinko Kikuchi – Babel
    Shoreh Aghdashloo – House of Sand and Fog
    Close Calls – Jennifer Connelly – Requiem for a Dream, Maribel Verdú – Y Tu Mamá También and Michelle Williams – Brokeback Mountain

    I’ll add to this incrementally. 

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    Borja Lopez
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    Best Picture:
    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
    Mulholland Drive
    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    Inglourious Basterds
    Pan’s Labyrinth

    Best Director
    Peter Jackson – The Lord of the Rings
    David Lynch – Mulholland Drive
    Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds
    Guillermo del Toro – Pan’s Labyrinth
    Michel Gondry – ESOTSM
    Darren Aronofsky – Requiem for a Dream

    Best Actor
    Daniel Day-Lewis – TWBB
    Sean Penn – Mystic River
    Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler
    Adrien Brody – The Pianist
    Heath Ledger – BBM
    Johnny Depp – POTC1

    Best Actress
    Ellen Burstyn – RFAD
    Charlize Theron – Monster
    Marion Cotillard – La Vie en Rose 
    Nicole Kidman – The Hours/Moulin Rouge!
    Kate Winslet – Eternal Sunshine…/The Reader
    Naomi Watts – Mulholland Drive

    Best Supporting Actor
    Javier Bardem – NCFOM
    Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
    Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds
    Ian McKellen – The Fellowship of the Ring
    Morgan Freeman – MDB
    Benicio del Toro – 21 Grams

    Best Supporting Actress
    Penélope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona (tie)
    Jennifer Connelly – ABM
    Rinko Kikuchi – Babel
    Catherine Zeta-Jones – Chicago
    Tilda Swinton – Michael Clayton
    Julianne Moore – The Hours (tie)

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