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And the Smoppies go to...

 

The results are in!  The 2005 Smoppies attracted enough voters to nearly triple our forum membership.  Were there any big surprises?  Any underdogs who rose to the task to become top dogs?  Let's find out.

Feel free to click on the category links and see how close the results were...  And let us know what you think of the results!

And the Smoppies Go To. . .

Smart:

Best Cinematography
Andrew Lesnie & Derek Whipple - King Kong

Best Screenplay
Joss Whedon - Serenity

Best Editing
Robert Rodriguez - Sin City

Best Score
John Williams - Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Best Song in a Film
"So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish" - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Best Visual Effects
CafeFX & The Orphanage - Sin City

Best Art Direction
Kevin Phipps & Crew - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Best Costume
Ruth E. Carter - Serenity

Best Make-up
Howard Berger & Kamar Bitar - Sin City

Best Voice Talent
Frank Oz (Yoda) - Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Breakthrough Performance by a Female
Ziyi Zhang - Memoirs of a Geisha

Breakthrough Performance by a Male
Nathan Fillion - Serenity

Breakthrough Achievement in Filmmaking
Joss Whedon - Serenity

Best Supporting Performance by a Female
Tilda Swinton - The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe

Best Supporting Performance by a Male
Chiwetel Ejiofor - Serenity

Best Lead Performance by a Female
Summer Glau - Serenity

Best Lead Performance by a Male
Philip Seymour Hoffman - Capote

Best Director
Chris Nolan - Batman Begins


Popcorn:

Best Action Elements or Scenes in a Film
Final Battle - Serenity

Best Comedic Elements or Scenes in a Film
Chest Waxing - The 40 Year-Old Virgin

Best Romantic Elements or Scenes in a Film
"Beautiful" Sunset on the Island - King Kong

Best Horror/Suspense Elements or Scenes in a Film
The Bug Pit - King Kong

Best Dramatic Elements or Scenes in a Film
The Invisible Cloak - Crash

Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Elements or Scenes in a Film
The Big Damn 'Verse - Serenity

Best Musical Elements or Scenes in a Film
Folsom Prison - Walk the Line

Best Ending in a Film
Brokeback Mountain

Biggest Surprise Film of the Year
Serenity

Best Protagonist
Captain Malcolm Reynolds - Serenity

Best Antagonist
The Operative - Serenity

Best Collaborative Pair/Team
Joss Whedon & the Firefly Crew - Serenity

Best Walk-On/Cameo
John Malkovich - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Biggest Trend in Film
Rebirth of Strong Sci-Fi Productions

Best Films:

Best Animated Film
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Best Foreign Language Film
Kung Fu Hustle

Best Documentary
March of the Penguins

Best Smart Film of the Year
Brokeback Mountain

Best Popcorn Film of the Year
Serenity

Best Film of the Year
Serenity

That's it for this year...  Let's only hope 2006 can deliver the same number and quality of fan favorites that last year brought us!



Author: Thom Stricklin 459 Words Published: 24 February 2006
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