Majority Picks <I>Minority Report</I>9 Oct, 2002 By: Hive News
Minority Report captured honors as "Hollywood Movie of the Year," Tom Hanks as "Hollywood Actor of the Year" and Jennifer Aniston as "Hollywood Actress of the Year" at this year's low-profile, high star power Hollywood Movie Awards.
Voting took place at the more than 1,000 Hollywood Video locations nationwide and on participating Web sites: Yahoo! Movies, "Entertainment Tonight's" ETOnline.com and Hollywood Video's HollywoodVideo.com. The public had six nominees in three categories to choose from when casting their ballots.
The nominees for "Hollywood Movie of the Year" were The Bourne Identity, Minority Report, Monsoon Wedding, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Road to Perdition and Y Tu Mamá Tambi?n.
The nominees for "Hollywood Actor of the Year" were Matt Damon, Hugh Grant, Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Dennis Quaid and Robin Williams.
The nominees for "Hollywood Actress of the Year Award" were Jennifer Aniston, Ellen Burstyn, Jodie Foster, Diane Lane, Bebe Neuwirth and Nia Vardalos.
In addition to the awards, highlights of the evening gala included a presentation of:
"Hollywood Leadership Award" -- Jack Valenti
"Hollywood Humanitarian Award" -- Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jody Williams
"Hollywood Outstanding Achievement in Acting Award" -- Jodie Foster
"Hollywood Outstanding Achievement in Directing Award" -- Martin Scorsese
"Hollywood Tex Avery Animation Award" -- Jeffrey Katzenberg
"Hollywood Breakthrough Acting Award" -- Naomi Watts
"Hollywood Breakthrough Directing Award" -- McG
"Hollywood Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting Award" -- Robert Towne
"Hollywood Outstanding Achievement in Producing Award" -- Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher
"Hollywood Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography Award" -- Janusz Kaminski
"Hollywood Outstanding Achievement in Editing Award" -- Pietro Scalia
"Hollywood Outstanding Achievement in Music in Film Award" -- composer Marc Shaiman
"Hollywood Outstanding Achievement in Songwriting Award" -- Carole Bayer Sager
"Hollywood Richard Sylbert Outstanding Achievement in Production Design Award" -- Harold Michelson
"Hollywood Outstanding Achievement in Casting Award" -- Marcia Ross
Presenters and guests at the ceremony were scheduled to include Drew Barrymore, Halle Berry, Billy Crystal, Benicio Del Toro, Danny DeVito, Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Colin Farrell, Lucy Liu, Garry Marshall, Matthew McConaughey, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Steven Spielberg, Elizabeth Taylor and Hans Zimmer among many others.
The Oct. 7 awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel wrapped up the Sixth Annual Hollywood Film Festival , which ran from Oct. 2 to 7 and included the Hollywood Film Conference at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel; the Hollywood Humanitarian Symposium, which includes panel discussions; and the Hollywood Film Screenings at Arclight Cinemas.
The sponsors of the Hollywood Film Festival included the American Cinema Editors, Arclight Cinemas, Art Directors Guild, California Film Commission, Casting Society of America, Daily Variety, "Entertainment Tonight," European Union, FilmMaker Magazine, Hollywood Network, Hollywood Video, The Hollywood Reporter, International Documentary Association, Motion Picture Editors Guild, The New York Times, PR Newswire, Raleigh Studios, Revlon, and Yahoo! Movies among many others.