The Wolf Awards 2003

From Best Film to Worst Remake of the Year

by Angus Wolfe Murray

Best Film: The Pianist

Worst Film: Jackass - The Movie

Best Director: Peter Weir for Master And Commander

Best New Director: Stephen Daldry for The Hours

Second Best New Director: Rebecca Miller for Personal Velocity

Best Actor: Jack Nicholson in About Schmidt

Best Actress: Sarah Polley in My Life Without Me

Second Best Actress: Anne Reid in The Mother

Best Performance Of A Child Actor: Sarah and Emma Bolger for In America

Worst Performance Of The Year: Charlie Hunnam in Nicholas Nickleby

Second Worst Performance Of The Year: Bruce Willis in Tears Of The Sun

Third Worst Performance Of The Year: Mark Wahlberg in The Truth About Charlie and The Italian Job

Film Personality Of The Year: George Clooney for Solaris, Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind, Collingwood, Intolerable Cruelty

Best Musical: Chicago

Second Best Musical: Camp

Best Teen Flick: Agent Cody Banks

Best Comedy: Intermission

Best Thriller: In The Cut

Best Animation: Belleville Rendez-Vous

Second Best Animation: Spirited Away

Best Foreign Language Film: Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress (China)

Scariest Movie Of The Year: Dark Water

Scareless Movie Of The Year: Feardotcom

Best Horror Film: Wrong Turn

Best Cop Film: Dark Blue

Best Foreign Language Action Picture: Shiri (South Korea)

Best Scandinavian Film: Open Hearts

Supporting Actors Of The Year: Susan Sarandon in Igby Goes Down and The Banger Sisters; Alfred Molina in Frida; Frances McDormand in Laurel Canyon

Best Ensemble Foreign Language Film Based On A True Story: City Of God (Brazil)

Most Promising Newcomer: Paul Kaye in Blackball

Best Ensemble Performances: Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Meryl Streep, Ed Harris in The Hours

Feelgood Movie Of The Year: Calendar Girls

Reality Bites awards: Touching The Void, Thirteen, Lilya 4-Ever

Most Delightful Film Of The Year (with a culinary theme): Mostly Martha

Most Underrated Film Of The Year: Max

Sexiest Performances: Valeria Golino in Respiro and Colin Farrell in Phone Booth

I Didn't Know You Could Act award: Jennifer Aniston in The Good Girl

Enough Is Enough award: Jackie Chan in The Tuxedo and The Medallion

Disappointments Of The Year: Gangs Of New York, Kill Bill - Vol 1, Love Actually

Best Looker Of The Year: Catherine Zeta-Jones in Chicago and Intolerable Cruelty

Mutton Dressed As award: Goldie Hawn in The Banger Sisters

The Sandra Bullock award for good promise/no delivery: Two Weeks Notice

Awards For Consistent Excellence: Peter Mullan for The Magdalene Sisters and Pixar for Finding Nemo

Most Inventive Comedies Of The Year: Adaptation, Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind, Elling

The J-Lo Admiration Society award: Maid In Manhattan

Dedication And Commitment award: Salma Hayek for Frida

The Sequel That Never Was: Shanghai Knights

The Sequel That Never Should Have Been: The Jungle Book 2

The Sequel That Did Better: X-Men 2

The Sequel That Did Better Again: Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life

The Sequel That Requires No Apology: Ripley's Game

The Sequel That Retained Its Sense Of Humour: Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

The Sequel That Died A Death: Bad Boys II

The Sequel That Lost Its Way: Legally Blonde 2

Most Embarrassing Performance Of The Year: Rowan Atkinson as Johnny English

Chow Yun-Fat Conquest Of America NOT award: Bulletproof Monk

Pop Up Clown award for unexpected pleasure: The Actors

Not With A Bang But A Whimper award: The Matrix Revolutions

Don't Do This Again award: Jack Nicholson for Anger Management

Warm & Mushy award: Whale Rider

Why Oh Why awards for bad choices: Eddie Murphy in Daddy Day Care, Harrison Ford in Hollywood Homicide, Renee Zellweger in Down With Love, Kate Winslet in The Life Of David Gale

Best Remake Of The Year: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Worst Remake Of The Year: The Four Feathers

Best Documentary About Birds: Winged Migration

Best Documentary About Words: Spellbound

Best Documentary About Musicians: Standing In The Shadows Of Motown

Best Documentary About Artists: Rivers And Tides

Best Documentary About Murderers: Aileen: The Life And Death Of A Serial Killer

Best Performance by Ewan McGregor: Young Adam

Worst Performance By Ewan McGregor: Down With Love

Least Convincing Superheroes: Ben Affleck in Daredevil and Kate Beckinsale in Underworld

The Shine award for trying: Heath Ledger for Ned Kelly

The Sir Michael Caine award (in memory of Dudley Moore) for entertaining performances in bad films: Sir Sean Connery in The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Comeback Of The Year: Macaulay Culkin in Party Monster

BEST FILMS OF THE YEAR

The Pianist Belleville Rendez-Vous Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress The Hours Winged Migration Igby Goes Down Master And Commander City Of God Spirited Away Touching The Void

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