Phoenix Film Critics 2000

Best Picture
* Almost Famous
Quills
Requiem For A Dream
Traffic
Wonder Boys

Best Actor in a Leading Role
* Geoffrey Rush, Quills
Javier Bardem, Before Night Falls
Michael Douglas, Wonder Boys
Patrick Fugit, Almost Famous
Tom Hanks, Cast Away

Best Actress in a Leading Role
* Ellen Burstyn, Requiem For A Dream
Cate Blanchett, The Gift
Joan Allen, The Contender
Laura Linney, You Can Count On Me
Renee Zellweger, Nurse Betty

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
* Willem Dafoe, Shadow of the Vampire
Benicio Del Toro, Traffic
Joaquin Phoenix, Quills
Joaquin Phoenix, Gladiator
Tobey Maguire, Wonder Boys

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
* Kate Hudson, Almost Famous
Frances McDormand, Almost Famous
Frances McDormand, Wonder Boys
Jennifer Connelly, Requiem For A Dream
Rebecca Pidgeon, State and Main

Best Director
* Steven Soderbergh, Traffic
Cameron Crowe, Almost Famous
Curtis Hanson, Wonder Boys
Darren Aronofsky, Requiem For A Dream
Philip Kaufman, Quills

Best Screenplay – Adaptation
* Quills
Requiem For A Dream
Traffic
Wonder Boys

Best Screenplay – Original
* Almost Famous
Finding Forrester
Nurse Betty
The Contender
You Can Count On Me

Best Cinematography
* The Cell
Cast Away
Gladiator
Requiem For A Dream
Traffic

Best Makeup
* How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Quills
Shadow of the Vampire
The Cell
X-Men

Best Visual Effects
* Vertical Limit
Gladiator
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
The Cell
The Perfect Storm

Best Costume Design
* How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Almost Famous
Gladiator
Quills
The Cell

Best Film Editing
* Requiem For A Dream
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Quills
Snatch
Traffic

Best Original Score
* The Legend of Bagger Vance
Almost Famous
Chicken Run
O Brother Where Art Thou
The Patriot

Best Original Song
* “My Funny Friend and Me” The Emperor’s New Groove
“Love Comes and Goes” Almost Famous
“I’ve Seen It All” Dancer In The Dark
“When You Come Back to Me Again” Frequency
“Things Have Changed” Wonder Boys

Best Foreign Language Film
* Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Malena
The Girl On The Bridge
The Terrorist

Best Animated Film
* Chicken Run
Dinosaur
Fantasia 2000
The Emperor’s New Groove

Best Family Film
* Chicken Run
Dinosaur
Fantasia 2000
The Emperor’s New Groove
How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Best Newcomer
* Rob Brown, Finding Forrester
Kate Hudson, Almost Famous
Patrick Fugit, Almost Famous
Jamie Bell, Billy Elliot

Best Performance by a Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role
* Jamie Bell, Billy Elliot
Rob Brown, Finding Forrester
Hayden Panettiere, Remember The Titans
Makenzie Vega, The Family Man
Rory Culkin, You Can Count On Me