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Listed below are the nominees and winners for the 2001 ACADEMY AWARDS

For the record, Jan correctly predicted 6 out of 8 winners (75%), whereas
Rich correctly predicted 5 out of 8 winners (62.5%). 

Jan agreed with the Academy 5 out of 8 times, whereas Rich only agreed with the Academy twice. But he was delighted, of course, when the Academy chose Marcia Gay Harden, his own "should win" pick for Best Supporting Actress.

 

MAJOR OSCAR CATEGORIES

Best Film Best Director Best Actor
Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Adapted Screenplay Best Original Screenplay

Best Musical Score

Best Song

Best Cinematographer

Best Costumes

Best Dressed

 

 

Best Film

Choices:
CHOCOLAT
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
ERIN BROCKOVICH
GLADIATOR
TRAFFIC

 

Janís Pick:

Will Win: GLADIATOR
Should Win:  GLADIATOR

Egregious Omissions: 

CAST AWAY
QUILLS
REMEMBER THE TITANS
Richís Pick:

Will Win: GLADIATOR
Should Win: CHOCOLAT

Egregious Omissions: 

CAST AWAY
NURSE BETTY
YOU CAN COUNT ON ME
 

& the OSCAR goes to:   GLADIATOR

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Best Director

Choices:
Stephen Daldry for BILLY ELLIOT
Ang Lee for CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
Stephen Soderbergh for ERIN BROCKOVICH
Ridley Scott for GLADIATOR
Stephen Soderbergh for TRAFFIC

 

 Janís Pick:

Will Win: Sonderbergh (for TRAFFIC)
Should Win:  Lee

Egregious Omissions: 

Ed Harris for POLLOCK
Philip Kaufman for QUILLS
Wolfgang Peterson PERFECT STORM
Richís Pick:

Will Win: Scott
Should Win:  Lee

Egregious Omissions: 

Robert Zemeckis for CAST AWAY
Neal LaBute for NURSE BETTY
 

& the OSCAR goes to:  Stephen Soderbergh for TRAFFIC

 

Best Actor

Choices:
Javier Bardem for BEFORE NIGHT FALLS
Tom Hanks for CAST AWAY
Russell Crowe for GLADIATOR
Ed Harris for POLLOCK
Geoffrey Rush for QUILLS

 

 Janís Pick:

Will Win: Crowe
Should Win:  Crowe

Egregious Omissions: 

D. Washington for 
REMEMBER THE TITANS
Richís Pick:

Will Win: Crowe
Should Win:  Hanks

Egregious Omissions: 

D. Washington for 
REMEMBER THE TITANS
Mark Ruffalo for 
YOU CAN COUNT ON ME
 

& the OSCAR goes to:  Russell Crowe for GLADIATOR

 

Best Actress

Choices:
Juliet Binoche for CHOCOLAT
Joan Allen for CONTENDER
Julia Roberts for ERIN BROCKOVICH
Ellen Burstyn for REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
Laura Linney for YOU CAN COUNT ON ME

 

 Janís Pick:

Will Win: Roberts
Should Win:  Roberts

Egregious Omissions: 

Gillian Anderson for HOUSE OF MIRTH
Sanaa Lathan for 
LOVE & BASKETBALL
Richís Pick:

Will Win: Roberts
Should Win:  Linney

Egregious Omissions: 

Gillian Anderson for HOUSE OF MIRTH
Renee Zellweger for NURSE BETTY
 

& the OSCAR goes to:   Julia Roberts for ERIN BROCKOVICH

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Best Supporting Actor

Choices:
Jeff Bridges for CONTENDER
Albert Finney for ERIN BROCKOVICH
Joaquin Phoenix for GLADIATOR
Willem Dafoe for SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE
Benicio Del Toro for TRAFFIC

 

 Janís Pick:

Will Win: Del Toro
Should Win:  Del Toro

Egregious Omissions: 

Philip Seymour Hoffman for 
ALMOST FAMOUS
Gary Lewis for BILLY ELLIOT
Will Patton for 
REMEMBER THE TITANS 
Mark Ruffalo for 
YOU CAN COUNT ON ME
Richís Pick:

Will Win: Del Toro
Should Win:  Del Toro

Egregious Omissions: 

Philip Seymour Hoffman for 
ALMOST FAMOUS 
Gary Lewis for BILLY ELLIOT
Jack Black for HIGH FIDELITY
Will Patton for 
REMEMBER THE TITANS 
Bruce Greenwood for 
THIRTEEN DAYS
Scott Glenn for VERTICAL LIMIT
 

& the OSCAR goes to:   Benicio Del Toro for TRAFFIC

 

Best Supporting Actress

Choices:
Kate Hudson for ALMOST FAMOUS
Frances MCDormand for ALMOST FAMOUS
Julie Walters for BILLY ELLIOT
Judi Dench for CHOCOLAT
Marcia Gay Harden for POLLOCK

 

 Janís Pick:

Will Win: Kate Hudson
Should Win:  Kate Hudson

Egregious Omissions: 

Zhang Ziyi for CROUCHING TIGER
Laura Linney for HOUSE OF MIRTH
Alfre Woodard for 
LOVE & BASKETBALL
Kate Winslett for QUILLS
Richís Pick:

Will Win: Kate Hudson
Should Win:  Marcia Gay Harden

Egregious Omissions: 

Zhang Ziyi for CROUCHING TIGER
Laura Linney for HOUSE OF MIRTH
Kate Winslett for QUILLS
 

& the OSCAR goes to:   Marcia Gay Harden for POLLOCK

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

Choices:
CHOCOLAT
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?
TRAFFIC
WONDER BOYS

 

 Janís Pick:

Will Win: TRAFFIC
Should Win:  TRAFFIC


Egregious Omissions: 

HIGH FIDELITY
HOUSE OF MIRTH
PERFECT STORM
Richís Pick:

Will Win: TRAFFIC
Should Win: CHOCOLAT

Egregious Omissions: 

HIGH FIDELITY
HOUSE OF MIRTH
 

& the OSCAR goes to:   TRAFFIC

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Best Original Screenplay

Choices:
ALMOST FAMOUS
BILLY ELLIOT
ERIN BROCKOVICH
GLADIATOR
YOU CAN COUNT ON ME

 

 Janís Pick:

Will Win: ERIN BROCKOVICH
Should Win:  YOU CAN COUNT ON ME

Egregious Omissions: 

QUILLS
REMEMBER THE TITANS
Richís Pick:

Will Win: GLADIATOR
Should Win:  YOU CAN COUNT ON ME

Egregious Omissions: 

CAST AWAY
NURSE BETTY
 

& the OSCAR goes to:   ALMOST FAMOUS

 

Best Musical Score

Choices:
CHOCOLAT
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
GLADIATOR
MALENA
PATRIOT

 

 Jan's Egregious Omission: 

POLLOCK
& the OSCAR goes to:   CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

 

Best Song

Choices:
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
DANCER IN THE DARK
EMPERORíS NEW GROOVE
MEET THE PARENTS
WONDER BOYS

 

Janís & Rich's Pick:

Will Win & Should Win:
Bob Dylanís ďThings Have ChangedĒ from WONDER BOYS
Jan's Egregious Omission:

Tom Waits' "The World Keeps Turning" from POLLOCK
& the OSCAR goes to:   WONDER BOYS

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Best Cinematographer

Choices:
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
GLADIATOR
MALENA
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?
PATRIOT

 

 Jan's Egregious Omission:

PERFECT STORM
 

& the OSCAR goes to:   CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

 

Best Costumes

Choices:
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
DR SEUSSí HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
GLADIATOR
102 DALMATIONS
QUILLS

 

Janís Egregious Omissions:

ERIN BROCKOVICH
LEGEND OF BAGGER VANCE
 

& the OSCAR goes to:   GLADIATOR

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The OscarBowl candidates for Best Dressed are:

Choices:
Joan Allen
Marcia Gay Harden
Catherine Zeta Jones
Julia Roberts
Renee Zellweger
 

and the winner is -- Joan Allen.

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