Academy Of Motion Pictures And Sciences Interview

If we could George W. Bush the 2001 Oscar voting, here's who would go home with that little gold man

If we could George W. Bush the 2001 Oscar voting, here's who would go home with that little gold man

I had a dream last night that, after a drawn-out legal battle, the Supreme Court ruled the winners of the Oscar should be chosen by me this year. The Academy voters can still cast their votes, and the majority of them may disagree with my choices. But hey, it's my dream! Here are my mandates from on high for the Ideal World Oscars of 2001:

Best PICTURE
"O Brother, Where Art Thou?"

Best DIRECTOR
Darren Aronofsky, "Requiem for a Dream"

Best ACTOR
Javier Bardem, "Before Night Falls"

Runners up:
John Cusack, "High Fidelity"
William H. Macy, "Panic" & "State & Main"
Geoffrey Rush, "Quills"
Billy Crudup, "Waking the Dead"

Best ACTRESS
Ellen Burstyn, "Requiem for a Dream"

Runners up:
Michelle Rodriguez, "Girlfight"
Gillian Anderson, "The House of Mirth"
Renee Zellweger, "Nurse Betty"
Brenda Blethyn"Saving Grace"

Best SUPPORTING ACTOR
Philip Seymour Hoffman, "Almost Famous" & "State & Main"

Runner up:
Owen Wilson, "Shanghai Noon" & "Meet the Parents"

Best SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jennifer Connelly, "Waking the Dead" & "Requiem for a Dream"

Runners up:
Allison Janney, "Nurse Betty"
Catherine McCormack, "Shadow of the Vampire"
Frances McDormand, "Almost Famous"
Amanda Peet, "The Whole Nine Yards"

Best ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
"Almost Famous," Cameron Crowe

Runners up:
"Panic," Henry Bromell
"State & Main," David Mamet

Best ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Tie:
"High Fidelity," D.V. Vincentis, Steve Pink, John Cusack & Scott Rosenberg
"Requiem for a Dream," Darren Aronofsky & Hubert Selby Jr.

Runners up:
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," Wang Hui Ling, James Schamus, Tsai Kuo Jung
"Waking the Dead," Robert Dillon
"Quills," Doug Wright
"The Virgin Suicides," Sofia Coppola

Technical ("hard") categories

Cinematography:
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"

Editing:
"Requiem for a Dream"

Sound Design & Sound Effects Editing:
"The Perfect Storm"

Visual effects:
"Space Cowboys"

Artistic ("soft") categories

Art Direction:
"Requiem for a Dream"

Costumes:
"The House of Mirth"

Specialty Best Film categories

Documentary:
I didn't see enough to make a fair pick this year, but "Dark Days" was pretty impressive.

Foreign Language:
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"

Music categories

Score:
"Girlfight"

Song:
What an idiotic category.


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