BigSPEEGS Movie Reviews
1st Annual BigSPEEGS Film Awards

The voting for the BigSPEEGS Film Awards is complete!  Next year, a more... democratic approach will be tried, but here are the winners for 2001:

Best Picture


BigSPEEGS Picks:  GOLD:  Memento   SILVER:  Hedwig and the Angry Inch   BRONZE:  Waking Life

Reader's Choice:  GOLD:  Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring   SILVER:  Mulholland Drive   BRONZE:  Memento

Best Director


BigSPEEGS Picks:  GOLD:  Christopher Nolan, Memento   SILVER:  John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig and the Angry Inch   BRONZE:  David Lynch, Mulholland Drive

Reader's Choice:   GOLD:  Peter Jackson, Lord of the Rings   SILVER:  David Lynch, Mulholland Drive   BRONZE:  Christopher Nolan, Memento

Best Actor


BigSPEEGS Picks:  GOLD:  Tom Wilkinson, In the Bedroom   SILVER:  John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig and the Angry Inch   BRONZE:  Guy Pearce, Memento

Reader's Choice:  GOLD:  Guy Pearce, Memento   SILVER:  Russell Crowe, A Beautiful Mind   BRONZE:  Tom Wilkinson, In the Bedroom

Best Actress


BigSPEEGS Picks:  GOLD:  Naomi Watts, Mulholland Drive   SILVER:  Halle Berry, Monster's Ball (yes, I know she wasn't nominated...)   BRONZE:  Sissy Spacek, In the Bedroom

Reader's Choice:  GOLD:  Naomi Watts, Mulholland Drive   SILVER:  Sissy Spacek, In the Bedroom   BRONZE:  Thora Birch, Ghost World

Best Supporting Actor


BigSPEEGS Picks:  GOLD:  Steve Buscemi, Ghost World   SILVER:  Ben Kingsley, Sexy Beast   BRONZE:  Jim Broadbent, Iris

Reader's Choice:  GOLD:  Ian McKellen, Lord of the Rings   SILVER:  Steve Buscemi, Ghost World   BRONZE:  Gene Hackman, The Royal Tenenbaums

Best Supporting Actress


BigSPEEGS Picks:  GOLD:  Marisa Tomei, In the Bedroom   SILVER:  Carrie-Anne Moss, Memento   BRONZE:  Jennifer Connelly, A Beautiful Mind

Reader's Choice:  GOLD:  Jennifer Connely, A Beautiful Mind   SILVER:  Carrie-Anne Moss, Memento   BRONZE:  Marisa Tomei, In the Bedroom

Best Original Screenplay


BigSPEEGS Picks:  GOLD:  Christopher Nolan, Memento   SILVER:  Richard Linklater, Waking Life   BRONZE:  David Lynch, Mulholland Drive

Reader's Choice:  GOLD:  Christopher Nolan, Memento   SILVER:  Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson, The Royal Tenenbaums BRONZE:  David Lynch, Mulholland Drive

Best Adapted Screenplay


BigSPEEGS Picks:  GOLD:  Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff, Ghost World   SILVER:  Robert Festinger and Todd Field, In the Bedroom  BRONZE:  John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Reader's Choice:  GOLD:  Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson and Frances WalshLord of the Rings   SILVER:  Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff, Ghost World   BRONZE (TIE):  Robert Festinger and Todd Field, In the Bedroom AND John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Best Original Score


BigSPEEGS Picks:  GOLD:  Angelo Badalamenti, Mulholland Drive   SILVER:  Glover Gill, Waking Life  BRONZE:  Yann Tiersen, Amelie

Reader's Choice:  GOLD:  Howard Shore, Lord of the Rings,   SILVER:  Angelo Badalamenti, Mulholland Drive  BRONZE:  Glover Gill, Waking Life

Best Original Song


BigSPEEGS Picks:  GOLD:  Paul McCartney, "Vanilla Sky" (Vanilla Sky)   SILVER:  Stephen Trask, "In Your Arms Tonight" (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)  BRONZE:  Enya, "May it Be" Lord of the Rings

Reader's Choice:  GOLD:  Enya, "May it Be" (Lord of the Rings)   SILVER (TIE):  Paul McCartney, "Vanilla Sky" (Vanilla Sky) AND Stephen Trask, "In Your Arms Tonight" (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)  BRONZE:  Sting, "Until" (Kate and Leopold)