Phoenix Film Critics 2002

Best Picture
* The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
About Schmidt
Chicago
Far From Heaven
Road To Perdition

Best Actor in a Leading Role
* Sam Rockwell, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Daniel Day-Lewis, Gangs of New York
Jack Nicholson, About Schmidt
Nicolas Cage, Adaptation.
Tom Hanks, Road To Perdition

Best Actress in a Leading Role
* Julianne Moore, Far From Heaven
Diane Lane, Unfaithful
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Secretary
Nicole Kidman, The Hours
Renee Zellweger, Chicago

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
* Paul Newman, Road To Perdition
Chris Cooper, Adaptation.
Dennis Quaid, Far From Heaven
Jude Law, Road To Perdition
Ray Liotta, Narc

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
* Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chicago
Ashley Judd, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Kathy Bates, About Schmidt
Meryl Streep, Adaptation.
Samantha Morton, Minority Report

Best Director
* Todd Haynes, Far From Heaven
Denzel Washington, Atwone Fisher
Peter Jackson, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Rob Marshall, Chicago
Sam Mendes, Road To Perdition

Best Screenplay – Original
* Far From Heaven
Atwone Fisher
Moonlight Mile
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Punch-Drunk Love

Best Screenplay – Adapted
* The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Adaptation.
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Road To Perdition
The Hours

Best Cinematography
* The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Chicago
Far From Heaven
Minority Report
Road To Perdition

Best Makeup
* The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Gangs of New York
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Men In Black II
The Hours

Best Visual Effects
* The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Minority Report
Spider-Man
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

Best Production Design
* The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Far From Heaven
Gangs of New York
Minority Report
Road To Perdition

Best Costume Design
* Chicago
Far From Heaven
Gangs of New York
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Best Film Editing
* Chicago
Minority Report
Road To Perdition
The Kid Stays In The Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Best Original Score
* Far From Heaven
Catch Me If You Can
Punch-Drunk Love
Road To Perdition
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Best Original Song
* “Gollum’s Song” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
“Lose Yourself” 8 Mile
“Die Another Day” Die Another Day
“Hero” Spider-Man
“Father and Daughter” The Wild Thornberrys Movie

Best Foreign Film
* Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner
Italian For Beginners
Nine Queens
Sex and Lucia
Y Tu Mama Tambien

Best Documentary
* Bowling For Columbine
Dogtown and Z-Boys
Space Station 3-D
The Kid Stays In The Picture

Best Animated Film
* Spirited Away
Ice Age
Lilo & Stitch
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

Best Acting Ensemble
* The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Adaptation.
Chicago
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The Hours

Best Live Action Family Film
* Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
A Walk To Remember
Taliesin Jones
The Rookie
The Santa Clause 2

Best Newcomer
* Nia Vardalos, My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Derek Luke, Atwone Fisher
Rob Marshall, Chicago
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Secretary
Alison Lohman, White Oleander

Best Performance by a Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role – Female
* Emma Watson, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Sophie Vavasseur, Evelyn
Daveigh Chase, Lilo & Stitch
Abigail Breslin, Signs
Daveigh Chase, The Ring

Best Performance by a Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role – Male
* Nicholas Hoult, About A Boy
Tyler Hoechlin, Road To Perdition
Rory Culkin, Signs
John-Paul Macleod, Taliesin Jones
Jack Rovello, The Hours

Best Use of Previously Published or Recorded Music
* Chicago
Catch Me If You Can
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Lilo & Stitch
Punch-Drunk Love

Overlooked Film of the Year
* About A Boy
Drumline
Equilibrium
Moonlight Mile
Spirited Away