"Chicago" and "The Two Towers" Lead ACCA 2002 with 12 Nominations! - The Awards Circuit - By Clayton Davis

“Chicago” and “The Two Towers” Lead ACCA 2002 with 12 Nominations!

YOU have Spoken!  Check out the full list of nominees for the 2002 Awards Circuit Community Awards!

Best Motion Picture

  • “Adaptation”
  • “Chicago”
  • “The Hours”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • “The Pianist”

Best Director

  • Spike Jonze – “Adaptation”
  • Rob Marshall – “Chicago”
  • Martin Scorsese – “Gangs of New York”
  • Peter Jackson – “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • Roman Polanski – “The Pianist”

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Adrien Brody – “The Pianist”
  • Nicolas Cage – “Adaptation”
  • Daniel Day-Lewis – “Gangs of New York”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio – “Catch Me If You Can”
  • Jack Nicholson – “About Schmidt”

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Salma Hayek – “Frida”
  • Nicole Kidman – “The Hours”
  • Julianne Moore – “Far from Heaven”
  • Meryl Streep – “The Hours”
  • Renee Zellweger – “Chicago”

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Chris Cooper – “Adaptation”
  • Ed Harris – “The Hours”
  • Paul Newman – “Road to Perdition”
  • Dennis Quaid – “Far from Heaven”
  • Andy Serkis – “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • Christopher Walken – “Catch Me If You Can”

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Kathy Bates – “About Schmidt”
  • Queen Latifah – “Chicago”
  • Julianne Moore – “The Hours”
  • Meryl Streep – “Adaptation”
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones – “Chicago”

Best Original Screenplay

  • Todd Haynes – “Far from Heaven”
  • Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan – “Gangs of New York”
  • Paul Thomas Anderson – “Punch Drunk Love”
  • Pedro Almodovar – “Talk to Her”
  • Alfonso Cuaron & Carlos Cuaron – “Y Tu Mama Tambien”

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Charlie Kaufman & Donald Kaufman – “Adaptation”
  • Bill Condon – “Chicago”
  • David Hare – “The Hours”
  • Fran Walsh, Phillipa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson – “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • Ronald Harwood – “The Pianist”

Best Cast Ensemble

  • “Adaptation”
  • “Chicago”
  • “Gangs of New York”
  • “The Hours”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”

Best Art Direction

  • “Chicago”
  • “Gangs of New York”
  • “Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • “Road to Perdition”

Best Cinematography

  • “Chicago”
  • “Far from Heaven”
  • “Gangs of New York”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • “Road to Perdition”

Best Costume Design

  • “Catch Me If You Can”
  • “Chicago”
  • “Far from Heaven”
  • “Gangs of New York”
  • “Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”

Best Film Editing

  • “Adaptation”
  • “Chicago”
  • “Gangs of New York”
  • “The Hours”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • “The Pianist”

Best Original Score

  • John Williams – “Catch Me If You Can”
  • John Williams – “Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets”
  • Philip Glass – “The Hours”
  • Howard Shore – “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • Thomas Newman – “Road to Perdition”

Best Visual Effects

  • “Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • “Minority Report”
  • “Spider-Man”
  • “Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones”

Best Sound

  • “Chicago”
  • “Gangs of New York”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • “Minority Report”
  • “Spider-Man”

Best Animated Feature

  • “Ice Age”
  • “Lilo & Stitch”
  • “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimmaron”
  • “Spirited Away”
  • “Treasure Planet”

Best Foreign Language Film

  • “8 Women”
  • “Hero”
  • “Monsoon Wedding”
  • “Talk to Her”
  • “Y Tu Mama Tambien”

Best Documentary Feature

  • “9/11”
  • “Bowling for Columbine”
  • “Jackass: The Movie”
  • “The Kid Stays in the Picture”
  • “Spellbound”
Clayton Davis (1579 Posts)

Clayton Davis is the respected and esteemed AwardsCircuit.com editor. Clayton has become a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to awards season show, The Critics Choice Movie Awards. Most recently, Clayton is a now an active member of the International Press Academy, which hosts the popular Satellite Awards as well as the newly integrated Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which hosts the Critics Choice Television Awards.

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  • http://TheAwardsCircuit Joey Magidson

    There you have it…the readers have spoken!

  • Massimo

    Positives:
    Leo DiCap for Catch Me If You Can, Dennis Quaid for Far From Heaven
    Y Tu Mama Tambien for Original Screenplay

    Negatives:
    No Diane Lane for Unfaithful, No John C. Reily for Chicago
    Too many Two Towers nominations, not enough Minority Report nominations

  • Thomas

    Uhm … isn’t this the year of About a Boy? How did that not pick up a screenplay nod? PEOPLE!!!

    This was the year that Toni Collette got two mentions from me in the Supporting Actress race for both About a Boy and The Hours. Her role was tiny in the latter film … but she was spot-on perfect in it.

    I also believe Road to Perdition should have been an ensemble award nominee.

  • Eric McCainley

    I find the Best Picture nominees quite interesting…oh how they looked so nice when they were just five back then. The Lord of Rings fans sure showed a lot of their support, maybe a little too much.

  • George

    sad to see road to perdition not make the picture and director noms but love the support for adaptation. i’m not a fan of gangs of new york but agree with the techie noms for it. I also love the pianist as well, it’s going to be a tough choice between that and adaptation for best picture and director. also, where is the love for minority report? I thought that was an incredible film and should have gotten more nominations (and a picture nom over the hours imo).

    • Massimo

      Yeah, i wish Road to Perdition would have made it. I voted for it in picture and director too.

  • Josh P.

    I had a feeling that ACCA 2002 was going to look very similar to the Oscars, and I was right. Far be it from me to criticize people’s actual opinions, but I do hope that there can be a little more inventiveness for 2000 in at least some of the choices. Oh well, as for these nominees, there was much more love for “The Hours” than I thought there would be, but I am glad that Dennis Quiad managed to get in for “Far From Heaven” as well as the screenplay nod for “Y Tu Mama Tambien”. As always, I look forwardd to voting.

    • http://TheAwardsCircuit Joey Magidson

      We shall see…

  • Rob

    Positives:
    Double Streep, double Moore, Adaptation love, y tu mama tambien love, Far from heaven love.
    Negatives:
    Unnecessary love for 2 towera, no picture for CMIYC, no surprises in acting, no John c. Reily or Gere, no Toni Collette, above all NO CINEMATOGRAPHY for Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN!!!

  • Steve

    My thoughts:

    Bummed about Gangs of New York missing in picture.
    Happy that the five directors I voted for got nominated.
    In actor, I voted for the same five that received Oscar nominations, but I’m okay with DiCaprio getting in.
    I am not a fan of The Hours, and can care less for its nominations.
    I think the wrong Dennis got in for Far from Heaven.
    Not happy about Samantha Morton and Emily Watson missing out on supporting actress.

  • Phill Milner

    I have a reccomendation for the staff. I really enjoy the ACCA’s each year, and going back to 2002 was a good idea, but i would love to see you guys hit up some earlier years. Specifically 94. I think we as the readers would have a really fun time not only picking nominees for that year, but especially the winners.

    • http://TheAwardsCircuit Joey Magidson

      We’re going to get there, just give it some time.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=26801810 Clayton Davis

    We are going in order. Next up will be 2001 and so forth. I can’t wait for 99′ and 94′ personally. Love to see all your thoughts on it.

    • Josh P.

      I believe we already did 2001 for ACCA. Wouldn’t 2000 be next?

    • Troy F

      Looking forward to those same years.
      99 will be awesome with films like Magnolia, Fight Club, American Beauty, the Insider, etc. in the mix
      94: Shawshank, Pulp Fiction, Quiz Show, Lion King and Hoop Dreams

  • Danny

    I can’t believe Bus 174 didn’t make the final cut. That was the best documentary of the year in my opinion.

  • http://premiercritic.blogspot.com Rohit Ramachandran

    No one gives a fuck about 25th hour. x(

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