Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Magic Banana Awards, 2003.

Best Film
Gold: Finding Nemo
Silver: Mystic River
Bronze: Shattered Glass
Runners up: Kill Bill: Vol. 1, The Station Agent, The Barbarian Invasions, Cold Mountain, The School of Rock, Touching the Void, Love Actually

Gold: Clint Eastwood, Mystic River
Silver: Kevin MacDonald, Touching the Void
Bronze: Tom McCarthy, The Station Agent
Runners up: Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo), Richard Linklater (The School of Rock)

Actor, Leading Role
Gold: Sean Penn, Mystic River
Silver: Jude Law, Cold Mountain
Bronze: Peter Dinklage, The Station Agent
Runners up: Hayden Christensen (Shattered Glass), Jack Black (The School of Rock)

Actress, Leading RoleGold: Charlize Theron, Monster
Silver: Uma Thurman, Kill Bill: Vol. 1Bronze: Charlotte Rampling, Swimming Pool
Runners up: Ellen DeGeneres (Finding Nemo), Patricia Clarkson (The Station Agent)

Actor, Supporting Role
Gold: Tim Robbins, Mystic River
Silver: Peter Sarsgaard, Shattered Glass
Bronze: Kevin Bacon, Mystic River
Runners up: Bill Nighy (Love Actually) Bobby Cannavale (The Station Agent)

Actress, Supporting Role
Gold: Renee Zellweger, Cold Mountain
Silver: Marcia Gay Harden, Mystic River
Bronze: Patricia Clarkson, Pieces of April
Runners up: Laura Linney & Emma Thompson (Love Actually)

Writing, Original Screenplay
Gold: Finding Nemo (Andrew Stanton)
Silver: The Station Agent (Tom McCarthy) See? I know...
Bronze: Intolerable Cruelty (Coen brothers)
Runners up: The School of Rock

Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Gold: Mystic River (Brian Helgeland)
Silver: American Splendour (Shari Berman & Robert Pulcini)
Bronze: Cold Mountain (Anthony Minghella)

Music, Original Score
Gold: Finding Nemo (Thomas Newman)
Silver: Girl with a Pearl Earring (Alexandre Desplat)
Bronze: Love Actually (Craig Armstrong)

Gold: Cold Mountain
Silver: Big Fish
Bronze: Girl with a Pearl Earring
Too bored to do the others.


Helyx said...

Intolerable Cruelty? Just the writing, or did you actually like the film?

Oh, and check your e-mail, just in case you never do or something.

TBP4 said...

I'm not mad! Ha!

Anyway, from what I'm willing to give away to FIST...

Lost in Translation takes film, director (tonal modulation), script (breezy lack of irony), lead performance (his dying energy and renewed spirit against his former life), editing (Flack's holds on dialogue exchanges, her control of time, and her creative local cutting like Scarjo jumpcuts). Elephant takes cinematography (Savides' long lenses and natural light) and sound (rumblings specific to character). That's 7 of the 11 in progress awards that I'll hint at for now.


MysticFist said...

Best Film
01. Mystic River
02. The Dreamers
03. Swimming Pool
04. Cold Mountain
05. The Snow Walker (so sweet, check it out!)
Runners-up: Elephant, 21 Grams, Intolerable Cruelty, Dogville, Oldboy, and Love Actually.

Best Director
01. Clint Eastwood (Mystico)
02. François Ozon (Swimming Pool)
03. Gus Van Sant (Elephant)
04. Bertolucci (The Dreamers)
05. Charles Martin Smith (The Snow Walker)
Runners-up: Iñárritu (21 Grams), Von Trier (Dogville), Curtis (Love Actually), and Park (Oldboy).

Best Lead Performance
01. Sean Penn (Mystico)
02. Naomi Watts (21 Grams)
03. Sean Penn (21 Grams)
Runners-up: Rampling (Swimming Pool), Kidman (Dogville), Theron (Monster), and Del Toro (21 Grams).

Best Supporting Performance
01. Timmy Robbins (Mystico)
02. Kevin Bacon (Mystico)
03. Marcia Gay Harden (Mystico)
Runners-up: Tim Bottoms (Elephant), Laura Linney (Mystico), and Renée Zellweger (Cold Mountain).

Best Screenplay
01. Mystic River
02. 21 Grams
03. Swimming Pool

Best Cinematography
01. Elephant
02. Mystic River
03. Girl with a Pearl Earring

Best Editing
01. 21 Grams
02. Mystic River
03. Oldboy

Best Score
01. Finding Nemo
02. Mystic River
03. Girl with a Pearl Earring

Should be enough. Lost in Translation is probably my least favourite... haven't given that much thought. And there are so many I need to rewatch, from Swimming Pool to The Ultimate (agreed on that screenplay nod).

walt said...

have you not seen Lord of the rings? a film to rule em all!

david leronge said...

Lord of the Rings isn't as good as they say, but I'd give it visuals and music

Emma said...

OK. Firstly, Lord of the Rings is fecking scheizen, and anyway who disagrees can go chi ta meng zi ji de shi.

Secondly, Bleh!

din said...

Is that michelle williams in the picture?

lisa said...

it is, I checked her imdb page and she is in that movie

Lisa said...

Oh, and you know what?

jaime said...

What do you know?

Anonymous said...

one at a time

carter said...

Why has everybody given Finding Nemo best music? Its like common knowledge that ROTK had the best music ever.

Emma said...

Um, carter, I disagree, and I'm just going to leave it there.

OK, what do I know? Just a little inside joke with a couple of people who said Tom McCarthy was good at multitasking. Which he is.

And yup, that's Michelle. Making waves before even Brokeback.

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