THE 2001 ACADEMY AWARDS


ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS 2001

Plus, For Your Consideration:
I'VE SEEN THE NOMINEES...NOW WHAT?



The Race: Predictions By Category
Once the nominees are announced on Feb. 12, you'll be able to click each major category for a film-strip graphic of the five nominees in that field. As the Awards ceremony draws closer (around early March), you will also find each nominee's odds for winning their respective category, rationales both pro and con, and personal votes (if only they mattered!).

BEST PICTURE
A Beautiful MindGosford ParkIn the BedroomThe Lord of the Rings: Fellowship...Moulin Rouge

BEST DIRECTOR
Robert Altman — Ron Howard — Peter Jackson — David Lynch — Ridley Scott

BEST ACTRESS
Halle Berry — Judi Dench — Nicole Kidman — Sissy Spacek — Renée Zellweger

BEST ACTOR
Russell Crowe — Sean Penn — Will Smith — Denzel Washington — Tom Wilkinson

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jennifer Connelly — Helen Mirren — Maggie Smith — Marisa Tomei — Kate Winslet

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Jim Broadbent — Ethan Hawke — Ben Kingsley — Ian McKellen — Jon Voight

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
AmélieGosford ParkMementoMonster's BallThe Royal Tenenbaums

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
A Beautiful MindGhost WorldIn the BedroomThe Lord of the Rings: Fellowship...Shrek

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
AmélieBlack Hawk DownLord of the Rings: FellowshipThe Man Who Wasn't ThereMoulin Rouge

PREDICTIONS & PREFERENCES IN ALL CATEGORIES
Winner predictions and personal "should-win" favorites in all Oscar categories
(Animated, Live Action, and Documentary Short Film categories excluded)


Fun Stuff and Special Features

HAVING MY SAY: MY IDEAL 2001 OSCAR BALLOT
Isn't Oscar nominating—like health-care regulation, greeting-card composition, and, well, Hollywood project development—one of those tasks we all think we're better at than the folks who actually do them? Here are my two cents about how this year's Oscar ballot could have been improved.



The Nominations

NOMINATION PREDICTIONS
Check out my predictions in the 20 major categories—sorry, no guesses about documentaries or short films!—
as well as the highly debatable logic behind each pick.

LIST OF ELIGIBLE FILMS
Check out this alphabetical list of the 248 films eligible for the major-category races at the
2001 Academy Awards, and get familiar with all the contenders.

LIST OF ELIGIBLE FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILMS
A brief explanation of the nomination process and eligibility rules, followed by a full list of this year's
51 official Best Foreign Language Film entrants (indexed by country).


Remember Last Year?...: Academy Award Winners 2000

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