Cosmique Movie Award News

 

February 27, 2005

Nominations have finally been announced for the Fifth Annual Cosmique Movie Awards. Although Spider-Man 2 leads the pack with 11 nominations, none of them are in major categories. Best Picture nominees include The Aviator (nine nominations), Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut (one), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (seven positive and one negative), Fahrenheit 9/11 (four), Garden State (10), and Million Dollar Baby (four).

 

January 7, 2005

Categories have been announced for the Fifth Annual Cosmique Movie Awards. The changes include a split of the Comedy/Musical genre, the addition of two new genre categories (Animation and Queer-Themed Film), and the addition of three new music-related categories, among other changes. Academy members will begin to cast their nomination votes on January 25th; their ballots must be completed and submitted no later than February 11th.

 

April 3, 2004

The winners for the Fourth Annual Cosmique Movie Awards were announced in a private ceremony in San Francisco, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King walked away with a record 12 trophies, including the top honors for Best Film, Best Director, Best Drama, and Best Supporting Actor. Charlize Theron received the Best Actress honor for Monster, while Johnny Depp and Sean Penn tied for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and Mystic River, respectively. Sean Astin won Best Supporting Actor for Return of the King, while the Supporting Actress award was shared between Ellen Degeneres for Finding Nemo and Scarlett Johansson for Lost in Translation. For a complete list of the nominees and winners, please see:

 

February 29, 2004

The nominees for the Fourth Annual Cosmique Movie Awards have been announced, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King dominates with a new record of 26 nominations. The other top nominees include X2: X-Men United (15 nominations), Big Fish and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (12 nominations each), and Lost in Translation (9 nominations). Best Film of 2003 nominations went to Big Fish, Finding Nemo, In America, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, and Lost in Translation. For a complete list of the nominations, please see:

  • Nominations - Lists by category the nominees for the Fourth Annual Cosmique Movie Awards

  • Top Nominees - Lists the top-nominated films, in descending order of number of nominations

  • Nominated Films - Provides an alphabetic list of the films nominated for the Fourth Annual Cosmique Movie Awards

  • Nominated Individuals - Provides an alphabetic list of the individuals nominated for performing and directing

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held in the evening of Saturday, April 3, and the press will be notified about the winners immediately thereafter.

 

April 2003

In April of 2003, we announced the winners of the Third Annual Cosmique Movie Awards. Chicago took home the top honor of Best Film of 2002 along with two other awards, and was also rated Most Popular and Most Watched. But it was The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers that stole the show, receiving a record 21 nominations and taking home a record nine awards.

 

March 23, 2003

The nominations are in, and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers leads the pack with a record twenty-one nominations, including double nominations in four categories. Chicago comes next with sixteen nominations, followed by The Hours with eleven, Far From Heaven with ten, and Gangs of New York and My Big Fat Greek Wedding with six each. See the complete list of nominees by category or the list of top nominees for the full run-down, or visit the 2002 Awards section for other details and resources.

 

February 11, 2003

Ballots were released to Cosmo voters at 5:40 a.m. PST, immediately following this morning's announcement of the Academy Award nominees. Ballots are due by midnight on Friday, March 14th.

 

January 8, 2003

The Board of Governors announced that as with last year, the nominees for Best Director will not be chosen by membership votes. Instead, the nominees will be chosen using a complex formula that considers a number of different criteria, including Best Director nominations and wins for the Golden Globes, Directors' Guild of America, and Academy Awards, as well as the number of positive Cosno nominations in other categories.

 

January 7, 2003

The Board of Governors has announced the categories for the 2002 Cosmique Movie Awards. The categories include three traditional returning lifetime achievement categories, twenty returning categories to celebrate the films and performances of 2002, and six new categories dedicated to films and performances of 2002. Those categories are:


Lifetime Achievement

  1. Best Film of All Time Hall of Fame

  2. Best Actress of All Time Hall of Fame

  3. Best Actor of All Time Hall of Fame


Best Films Overall of 2002

  1. Best Film of 2002

  2. Best Director of a 2002 Film *

  3. Best Script for a 2002 Film

  4. Best Cinematography or Art Direction for a 2002 Film

  5. Best Costume Design or Make-Up for a 2002 Film

  6. Best Visual Effects for a 2002 Film

  7. Worst Film of 2002


Best Performances of 2002

  1. Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for a 2002 Film

  2. Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for a 2002 Film

  3. Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for a 2002 Film

  4. Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for a 2002 Film

  5. Best Ensemble Cast for a 2002 Film

  6. Best Villain of a 2002 Film

  7. Best Performance by a Young Actor or Actress (new!)

  8. Best Cameo (new!)

  9. Actor’s Character You Would Most Like to be Intimate With (new!)

  10. Actress’ Character You Would Most Like to be Intimate With (new!)

  11. Worst Performance in a 2002 Film


Best Films by Genre of 2002

  1. Best Action/Adventure Film of 2002

  2. Best Comedic or Musical Film of 2002

  3. Best Documentary of 2002 (new!)

  4. Best Dramatic Film of 2002

  5. Best Historical Film of 2002

  6. Best Mystery, Suspense, Horror, or Thriller Film of 2002

  7. Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Film of 2002

  8. Best Sequel of 2002 (new!)

 

December 2002

The Cosmique Movie Awards Board of Governors has released the schedule for the 2002 awards season:

  • January 7, 2003 - Categories for the 2002 awards season announced

  • February 11, 2003 - Cosmo nomination ballots released to voters

  • March 14, 2003 - Cosmo nomination ballots due

  • March 23, 2003 - Cosmo nominees announced. Final ballots issued to voters.

  • April 18, 2003 - Final ballots due.

  • April 27, 2003 (tentative) - Cosmique Movie Awards ceremony