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By now you've done all the research and seen all the flicks. You've probably also wolfed down enough chocolate-covered peanuts and stale, butter-smothered popcorn to last through a David Lean film festival.

Now, it's time to vote. Sharpen your number 2 pencils, ponder the possibilities, and choose the winners in each of the following categories:

Best picture

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Erin Brockovich
Best actor

Javier Bardem, Before Night Falls
Russell Crowe, Gladiator
Tom Hanks, Cast Away
Ed Harris, Pollock
Geoffrey Rush, Quills
Best actress

Joan Allen, The Contender
Juliette Binoche, Chocolat
Ellen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream
Laura Linney, You Can Count on Me
Julia Roberts, Erin Brockovich
Best supporting actor

Jeff Bridges, The Contender
Willem Dafoe, Shadow of the Vampire
Benicio Del Toro, Traffic
Albert Finney, Erin Brockovich
Joaquin Phoenix, Gladiator
Best supporting actress

Judi Dench, Chocolat
Marcia Gay Harden, Pollock
Kate Hudson, Almost Famous
Frances McDormand, Almost Famous
Julie Walters, Billy Elliot
Best director

Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot
Ang Lee, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Ridley Scott, Gladiator
Steven Soderbergh, Erin Brockovich
Steven Soderbergh, Traffic
Best screenplay (original)

Cameron Crowe, Almost Famous
David Franzoni, John Logan and
      William Nicholson, Gladiator

Susannah Grant, Erin Brockovich
Lee Hall, Billy Elliot
Kenneth Lonergan, You Can Count on Me
Best screenplay (adaptation)

Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, O Brother,
      Where Art Thou?

Stephen Gaghan, Traffic
Robert Nelson Jacobs, Chocolat
Steve Kloves, Wonder Boys
Wang Hui Ling, James Schamus and
      Tsai Kuo Jung, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Foreign language film

Amores Perros (Mexico)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Taiwan)
Divided We Fall (Czech Republic)
Everybody Famous (Belgium)
The Taste of Others (France)

Roger Deakins, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Caleb Deschanel, The Patriot
Lajos Koltai, Malena
John Mathieson, Gladiator
Peter Pau, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Film editing

Almost Famous
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Wonder Boys
Costume design

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
102 Dalmatians
Art direction

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Original score

Chocolat, Rachel Portman
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Tan Dun
Gladiator, Hans Zimmer
Malena, Ennio Morricone
The Patriot, John Williams
Original song

A Fool In Love, Randy Newman ("Meet The Parents")
I've Seen It All, Bjork, Lars von Trier and Sjon Sigurdsson ("Dancer in the Dark")
A Love Before Time, Jorge Calandrelli, Tan Dun and James Schamus ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon")
My Funny Friend and Me, Sting and David Hartley ("The Emperor's New Groove")
Things Have Changed,
Bob Dylan ("Wonder Boys")


Cast Away
The Patriot
The Perfect Storm
Sound editing

Space Cowboys
Documentary feature

Into the Arms of Strangers:
Stories of the Kindertransport

Long Night's Journey Into Day
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy
Sound and Fury
Documentary short subject

Big Mama
Curtain Call
The Man on Lincoln's Nose
On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom
Live action short film

By Courier
One Day Crossing
Quiero Ser (I want to be)
A Soccer Story (Una Historia de Futebol)
Animated short film

Father and Daughter
The Periwig-Maker

The Cell
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Shadow of the Vampire
Visual Effects

Hollow Man
The Perfect Storm