2001 Awards Ceremony

Lifetime Achievements

First Annual Cosmique Movie Awards

 

 

Nominees and Winners


 

Movies in General
  1. Best Movie of All Time
  2. Movie With the Best Ensemble Cast
  3. Best Movie to See on a Date
  4. Most Quotable Movie of All Time
  5. Best Special Effects in a Movie
  6. Best Costume Design in a Movie
  7. Movie With the Best Background Scenery
  8. Most Viewable Movie: Favorite Movie That Might Not Actually be the ‘Best’ Movie, But You’d be Most Willing to See It 10 or More Times in a Relatively Short Period of Time
  9. Movie You're Most Embarrassed to Admit You Liked
  10. Most Faithful Adaptation of a Movie From a Book, Novella, or Short Story
  11. Best Movie Based on a Television Series
  12. Best Movie Sequel That Was Better Than the Original
  13. Worst Movie of All Time

Movies by Genre
  1. Best Action/Adventure Movie of All Time
  2. Best Animated Movie of All Time
  3. Best Camp Classic Movie of All Time
  4. Best Comedic Movie of All Time
  5. Best Dramatic Movie of All Time
  6. Best Historical Movie of All Time
  7. Best Movie Musical of All Time
  8. Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie of All Time
  9. Best Film With Significant Gay/Lesbian Themes or Characters

Acting
  1. Best Actor - Lifetime Achievement
  2. Best Actress - Lifetime Achievement
  3. Best Individual Performance by an Actor
  4. Best Individual Performance by an Actress
  5. Most Overrated Actor
  6. Most Overrated Actress
  7. Most Surprising Performance by an Actor or Actress That You Never Thought Was Very Good, but They Really Surprised You With This Particularly Good Performance
  8. Actor You Would Most Like to Have Sex With
  9. Actress You Would Most Like to Have Sex With
  10. Best Performance by a Gay Actor Portraying a Straight Man
  11. Best Performance by a Lesbian Actress Portraying a Straight Woman
  12. Best Performance by an Actor in a Queer Role
  13. Best Performance by an Actress in a Queer Role

Characters
  1. Best Film Villain
  2. Movie Character Whose Life You Would Most Want to Live
  3. Movie Character You Most Wish Had Been Killed Off in the First Five Minutes of the Film
  4. Movie Character You Would Most Want to Meet

Movie Scenes

  1. Best One-Liner or Camp Quote in Movie History
  2. Scariest Scene in Movie History
  3. Best Screen Kiss in Movie History
  4. Best Fight Sequence in Movie History
  5. Best Action or Chase Sequence in Movie History
  6. Most Romantic Scene in Movie History
  7. Best Sex Scene in Movie History
  8. Saddest Scene in Movie History
  9. Most Emotionally Moving Moment in Movie History
  10. Most Effective Use of a Song or Background Music
 



Movies in General


 
Best Movie of All Time:

Other Nominees:

 


 

Movie With the Best Ensemble Cast

Winner:

Other Nominees:

  • The Big Chill
  • Clue
  • Nashville
  • Noises Off
  • Ready-to-Wear
  • Traffic    


 

Best Movie to See on a Date

Winner:

  • The Princess Bride

Other Nominees:

  • Beautiful Thing
  • Titanic
  • Trick
  • Wings of Desire


 

Most Quotable Movie of All Time

Winners (tie):

Other Nominees:




Best Special Effects in a Movie

Winner:

  • The Matrix
Other Nominees:
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Hollow Man
  • Jurassic Park
  • Star Wars
  • Titanic



 

Best Costume Design in a Movie


Winner:

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Other Nominees:

  • Dangerous Liaisons
  • Elizabeth
  • The Fifth Element
  • Star Wars




Movie With the Best Background Scenery


Winner:

  • Lawrence of Arabia

Other Nominees:




Most Viewable Movie: Favorite Movie That Might Not Actually be the ‘Best’ Movie, But You’d be Most Willing to See It 10 or More Times in a Relatively Short Period of Time


Winner:

Other Nominees:

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  • Clue
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral
  • The Heroic Trio
  • National Lampoon’s European Vacation
  • The Usual Suspects

 


 

Movie You're Most Embarrassed to Admit You Liked


Winner:

  • Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

Other Nominees:

  • Battlefield Earth
  • Benji    
  • Cruel Intentions
  • Jinxed
  • There’s Something About Mary




Most Faithful Adaptation of a Movie From a Book, Novella, or Short Story

Winner:

  • Stand by Me

Other Nominees:

  • The Age of Innocence
  • High Fidelity
  • Howard’s End
  • The Joy Luck Club
  • X-Men


 

Best Movie Based on a Television Series


Winner:

  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

Other Nominees:

  • Addams Family Values
  • Brady Bunch
  • The Fugitive
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country




Best Movie Sequel That Was Better Than the Original


Winner:

  • Aliens

Other Nominees:

  • Addams Family Values
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Superman II
  • Terminator 2

 




Worst Movie of All Time


Winner:

  • Showgirls

Other Nominees:

  • Battlefield Earth
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Leaving Las Vegas
  • A Star is Born (Streisand)
  • Titanic


Movies by Genre



Best Action/Adventure Movie of All Time

Winners:

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

Other Nominees:

  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • eXistenZ
  • The Heroic Trio
  • Thelma & Louise



Best Animated Movie of All Time

Winners:

  • Fantasia

Other Nominees:

  • Alice in Wonderland
  • The Aristocats
  • The Iron Giant
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
  • Toy Story



Best Camp Classic Movie of All Time


Winners:

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Other Nominees:

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  • Clue
  • Queen from Outer Space
  • The Women




Best Comedic Movie of All Time

Winners:

  • Foul Play

Other Nominees:

  • Clue
  • Dr. Strangelove
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral
  • Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie


Best Dramatic Movie of All Time


Winner:

Other Nominees:

 


Best Historical Movie of All Time


Winner:

  • Gallipoli

Other Nominees:



Best Movie Musical of All Time


Winners (tie):

Other Nominees:

  • Evita
  • Grease
  • West Side Story



Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie of All Time


Winner:

  • Brazil

Other Nominees:

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Aliens
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Matrix
  • Star Wars



Best Film With Significant Gay/Lesbian Themes or Characters


Winner:

  • My Beautiful Laundrette

Other Nominees:

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  • Beautiful Thing
  • Boys Don’t Cry
  • Edge of Seventeen
  • Tales of the City  

 

Acting


 


Best Actor - Lifetime Achievement


Winner:

Other Nominees:





Best Actress - Lifetime Achievement


Best Individual Performance by an Actor


Winner:

  • Gregory Peck in To Kill a Mockingbird

Other Nominees:



Best Individual Performance by an Actress


Winner:

Other Nominees:



Most Overrated Actor


Winners (tie):

Other Nominees:

  • Michael Douglas
  • Tom Hanks



Most Overrated Actress


Winner:

  • Gwyneth Paltrow

Other Nominees:

  • Drew Barrymore
  • Sandra Bullock
  • Demi Moore
  • Julia Roberts



Most Surprising Performance by an Actor or Actress That You Never Thought Was Very Good, but They Really Surprised You With This Particularly Good Performance


Winner:

  • Tori Spelling in Trick

Other Nominees:

  • George Clooney in O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Brendan Frasier in Gods and Monsters
  • Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovitch
  • Will Smith in Six Degrees of Separation
  • Mark Wahlberg in Boogie Nights




Actor You Would Most Like to Have Sex With


Winner:

Other Nominees:



Actress You Would Most Like to Have Sex With


Winner:

  • Catherine Deneuve

Other Nominees:

  • Cate Blanchett
  • Paulette Goddard
  • Grace Jones
  • Veronica Lake
  • Carmen Maura
  • Jennifer Tilly



Best Performance by a Gay Actor Portraying a Straight Man


Winner:

  • Rock Hudson in Pillow Talk

Other Nominees:

  • Raymond Burr in Rear Window
  • Rupert Everett in An Ideal Husband
  • Richard Gere in Pretty Woman
  • Cary Grant in The Philadelphia Story




Best Performance by a Lesbian Actress Portraying a Straight Woman


Winner:

  • Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity

Other Nominees:



Best Performance by an Actor in a Queer Role


Winner:

  • Terrence Stamp in The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Other Nominees:

  • Javier Bardem in Before Night Falls
  • Bruce Davison in Longtime Companion
  • Daniel Day-Lewis in My Beautiful Laundrette
  • Hugh Grant in Maurice



Best Performance by an Actress in a Queer Role


Winner:

Other Nominees:

  • Cher in Silkwood
  • Catherine Deneuve in The Hunger
  • Queen Latifah in Living Out Loud
  • Ally Sheedy in High Art
  • Jennifer Tilly in Bound

 

Characters


 


Best Film Villain


Winners (tie):

Other Nominees:
  • Auric Goldfinger (Gert Frobe) in Goldfinger
  • Darth Vader (David Prouse/James Earl Jones) in the Star Wars trilogy




Movie Character Whose Life You Would Most Want to Live


Winner:

  • James Bond (Connery, Moore, Dalton, Brosnan, etc.) in the James Bond series

Other Nominees:

  • Jafar (Jonathan Freeman) in Aladdin
  • Brewster (Richard Pryor) in Brewster’s Millions
  • Arthur Goring (Rupert Everett) in An Ideal Husband
  • Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in the Star Wars trilogy
  • Viola De Lesseps (Gwyneth Paltrow) in Shakespeare in Love




Movie Character You Most Wish Had Been Killed Off in the First Five Minutes of the Film


Winner:

  • Jar Jar Binks (Ahmed Best) in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace

Other Nominees:



Movie Character You Would Most Want to Meet


Winner:

Other Nominees:
  • Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) in Aliens
  • Tom Reagan (Gabriel Byrne) in Miller’s Crossing
  • Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in Star Wars
  • Superman (Christopher Reeve) in Superman
  • Dicki Greenleaf (Jude Law) in The Talented Mr. Ripley


 

Movie Scenes


 


Best One-Liner or Camp Quote in Movie History


Winner:

  • “If you don’t have anything nice to say about anyone, come sit next to me.” – Clairee Belcher (Olympia Dukakis), Steel Magnolias

Other Nominees:

  • “As God is my witness I will never be hungry again!” – Scarlett O’Hara (Vivien Leigh), Gone with the Wind
  • “Of course he has a knife - we all have knives.  It’s the 12th century and we’re all barbarians.” – Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katharine Hepburn), The Lion in Winter
  • “I’m not mad at you, I’m mad at the dirt!” – Faye Dunnaway (Joan Crawford), Mommie Dearest
  • “There’s a name for you ladies. But it isn’t used in polite society ... outside of a kennel.” – Crystal (Joan Crawford), The Women




Scariest Scene in Movie History


Winner:

  • The shower scene – Psycho

Other Nominees:

  • The alien kills the captain in air shaft – Alien
  • Glenn Close pops up in the bath – Fatal Attraction
  • Shootout in the blacked out basement – The Silence of the Lambs
  • Jane catches Blanche on the phone – Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
  • Tunnel scene – Willy Wonka




Best Screen Kiss in Movie History


Winners (tie):

  • The beach kiss – From Here to Eternity
  • Scarlett and Rhett – Gone with the Wind
  • Daniel Day Lewis & Saeed Jaffrey in the alley – My Beautiful Laundrette

Other Nominees:

  • Gondola under the bridge in Venice – A Little Romance
  • Final scene on the baseball diamond – Never Been Kissed
  • Ending by the subway station – Trick  



Best Fight Sequence in Movie History


Winners (tie):

  • Bar fight – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Nighttime chase/fight between the two women (first fight) – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Other Nominees:

  • Sigourney Weaver v. the Mother Alien – Aliens
  • Luke v. Vader – The Empire Strikes Back
  • The whole movie – The Matrix    
  • Superman’s fight in the diner after he lost his powers. – Superman II




Best Action or Chase Sequence in Movie History


Winner:

  • Indiana Jones and Nazi chase (under the truck) – Raiders of the Lost Ark

Other Nominees:

  • Battle of Hoth – The Empire Strikes Back
  • SF Hills chase – Foul Play
  • Train chase – The General
  • Bicycle chase through San Francisco – What’s Up Doc?




Most Romantic Scene in Movie History


Winner:

Other Nominees:

  • Picnic scene – Another Country
  • “I must have done something right” song – The Sound of Music




Best Sex Scene in Movie History


Winners (tie):

  • The first time the two women have sex – Bound    
  • Daniel Day-Lewis & Saeed Jaffrey in the laundrette – My Beautiful Laundrette

Other Nominees:

  • Pie scene – American Pie
  • Christian Slater and the scullery maid – The Name of the Rose




Saddest Scene in Movie History


Winners (tie):

  • Bambi’s mother dies – Bambi
  • Bruce Davison letting his lover go – Longtime Companion
  • Sophie’s flashback about making her choice – Sophie’s Choice
  • Debra Winger’s death – Terms of Endearment

Other Nominees:

  • Luisa dies – El Norte




Most Emotionally Moving Moment in Movie History


Winner:

  • Matthew’s reading of the W.H. Auden poem in his eulogy for Gareth – Four Weddings and a Funeral

Other Nominees:

  • Fantasy reunion on the beach (closing sequence) – Longtime Companion
  • They find the kid – Without a Trace  [Missing]
  • On the table rallying the workers to strike – Norma Rae




Most Effective Use of a Song or Background Music


Winner:

  • Scoring  (shower scene) – Psycho

Other Nominees:

  • Also Sprach Zarathustra (opening) – 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Blue Danube (approaching the space station) – 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Scoring (shark’s theme) – Jaws
  • If you want me, say it (lesbian dance scene) – Living Out Loud
  • Score – Vertigo   



















































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