THE 2000 CINEMARATI AWARDS Image

Cinemarati: The Web Alliance for Film Commentary came to Web-life on [ January 19th, 2001 ] , and they’re already taking names with the first-annual Cinemarati Awards.
The Awards are open to the public and decided in the organization’s Roundtable discussion forums. Here are the 2000 Cinemarati Award winners:
[ BEST FILM ] ^ Traffic
[ BEST DIRECTOR ] ^ Ang Lee, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
[ BEST ENSEMBLE ] ^ The Cast of O Brother, Where Art Thou?
[ BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR ] ^ Mark Ruffalo, You Can Count On Me
[ BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS ] ^ Ellen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream
[ BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR ] ^ Benicio Del Toro, Traffic
[ BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS ] ^ Zhang Zi Yi, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
[ BEST NON-ENGLISH FILM ] ^ Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
[ BEST ANIMATED FILM ] ^ Chicken Run
[ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY ] ^ You Can Count on Me, by Kenneth Lonergan
[ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY ] ^ O Brother, Where Art Thou? by Joel and Ethan Coen; based on Homer’s Odyssey
[ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY ] ^ Peter Pau, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
[ BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE ] ^ Björk, Dancer in the Dark
[ THE ORSON WELLES AWARD ] (Honoring the Year’s Best Directorial Debut) ^ Kenneth Lonergan, You Can Count on Me
[ BEST FILM WEB SITE ] ^ Mike D’Angelo’s The Man Who Viewed Too Much
[ BEST OFFICIAL MOVIE WEB SITE ] ^ Requiem for a Dream
[ THE JOHN WATERS AWARD ] (For the Year’s Guiltiest Pleasure) ^ U-571
[ THE WORST FILM OF THE YEAR ] ^ Battlefield Earth
[ BEST DVD AWARD ] ^ Fight Club
[ THE JAR JAR BINKS AWARD ] (Dishonoring the Year’s Most Inexplicable Cinematic Creation) ^ Kevin Costner’s “Boston” Accent in Thirteen Days

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