Alternate Oscars Nominees 2003

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1.
City of God (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
“ *BEST PICTURE*

Nominees
2nd Mystic River
3rd Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
4th Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
5th Lost In Translation ” - OwenPaulSloane
 
2.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring. (201 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ *BEST DIRECTOR*

Nominees
2nd Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund (City of God)
3rd Peter Wier (Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World)
4th Anthony Minghella (Cold Mountain)
5th Clint Eastwood (Mystic River) ” - OwenPaulSloane
 
3.
Mystic River (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy. (138 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ *BEST ACTOR* - Tim Robbins

Nominees
2nd Sean Penn (Mystic River)
3rd Jude Law (Cold Mountain)
4th Tobey Maguire (Seabiscuit)
5th Benicio Del Toro (21 Grams) ” - OwenPaulSloane
 
4.
Monster (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer. (109 mins.)
Director: Patty Jenkins
“ *BEST ACTRESS* - Charlize Theron

Nominees
2nd Naommi Watts (21 Grams)
3rd Evan Rachel Wood (Thirteen)
4th Jennifer Connely (The House of Sand and Fog)
5th Nicole Kidman (Cold Mountain) ” - OwenPaulSloane
 
5.
Seabiscuit (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation. (140 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
“ *BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR* - Chris Cooper

Nominees
2nd Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai)
3rd Kevin Bacon (Mystic River)
4th Jeff Bridges (Seabiscuit)
5th Djimon Hounsou (In America) ” - OwenPaulSloane
 
6.
Mystic River (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy. (138 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ *BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS* - Marcia Gay Harden

Nominees
2nd Holly Hunter (Thirteen)
3rd Renee Zelweger (Cold Mountain)
4th Shohreh Aghdashloo (The House of Sand and Fog)
5th Scarlett Johanson (Lost in Translation) ” - OwenPaulSloane
 
7.
Love Actually (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. (135 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
“ *BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY*

Nominees
2nd Lost in Translation
3rd 21 Grams
4th The Last Samurai
5th Finding Nemo ” - OwenPaulSloane
 
8.
City of God (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
“ *BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY*

Nominees
2nd Mystic River
3rd Seabiscuit
4th Cold Mountain
5th Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World ” - OwenPaulSloane