Number 1000!!! Friday, October 28th - Larry H. publishes his one thousandth movie review 1997-2020
Larry H's Fourth Annual Semi-Scientific Academy Awards Poll
Notes: A total of 61 ballots cast. Julia Roberts was by far the biggest vote getter. Best Supporting Actor and Actress are too close to call. Tom Hanks and Russell Crowe have a race with Hanks in the lead. Best Director - Ridley Scott. Best Picture - Gladiator. Individual votes are in parentheses.

And the envelope please....

Best Supporting Actor

1. Joaquin Phoenix - Gladiator (21)
2. Albert Finney - Erin Brockovich (19)
3. Benicio Del Toro (14)
4. Jeff Bridges - The Contender (4)
5. Willem Dafoe - Shadow of the Vampire (2)
Actual Winner - Benicio Del Toro

Best Supporting Actress:

1. Kate Hudson - Almost Famous (24)
2. Judi Dench - Chocolat (20)
3. Julie Walters - Billy Elliot (8)
4. Marcia Gay Harden - Pollock (1)
5. Frances McDormand - (0)
Actual Winner - Marcia Gay Harden

Best Actor:

1. Tom Hanks - Cast Away (31)
2. Russell Crowe - Gladiator (23)
3. Ed Harris - Pollock (3)
4. Javier Bardem - Before Night Falls (1)
5. Geoffrey Rush - Quills (1)
Actual Winner - Russell Crowe

Best Actress:

1. Julia Roberts - Erin Brockovich - (45)
2. Juliette Binoche - Chocolat (9)
3. Joan Allen - The Contender (5)
4. Ellen Burstyn - Requiem for a Dream (1)
5. Laura Linney - You Can Count On Me (1)
Actual Winner - Julia Roberts

Best Director:

1. Ridley Scott - Gladiator (28)
2. Ang Lee - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (18)
3. Steven Soderbergh - Erin Brockovich (9)
4. Stephen Daldry - Billy Elliot (3)
5. Steven Soderbergh - Traffic (3)
Actual Winner - Steven Soderbergh - Traffic

Best Picture:

1. Gladiator (31)
2. Erin Brockovich (16)
3. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (6)
4. Chocolat (4)
5. Traffic (4)
Actual Winner - Gladiator