Act One Film Awards

 

On an annual basis, the members of Act One choose to honor the films that we have enjoyed during the past year.  To that end, the Act One Film Awards are bestowed upon the films, directors, actors, characters, and scenes for which members have voted.  Listed below are the victors that have been named thus far in the group's history.


2017 ACT ONE FILM AWARDS

 

Best Picture

Pan's Labyrinth

 

Best Director

Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth)

 

Best Actor

William Powell (The Thin Man)

 

Best Actress (Tie)

Elisabeth Moss (The One I Love)

Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween)

 

Best Supporting Actor

Tim Curry (Clue)

 

Best Supporting Actress

Carrie Fisher (The Blues Brothers)

 

Best Music

A Hard Day's Night (Music by The Beatles)

 

Best Cinematography

Metropolis

 

Best Special Effects

Pan's Labyrinth

 

Best Hero (Tie)

Axel Foley (Beverly Hills Cop)

Lee (Enter the Dragon)

James Bond (Dr. No)

 

Best Villain

Michael Myers (Halloween)

 

Best Fight Scene

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Battle with the Black Knight)

 

Best Chase Scene

The Blues Brothers (Race Through Chicago)

 

Best Kiss

Planet of the Apes (Taylor and Zira)

 

Best Line

"Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government." (Monty Python and the Holy Grail)

 

Best Short Film

7:35 in the Morning (7:35 de la Mañana)

 

Best Serial

Spy Smasher


2016 ACT ONE FILM AWARDS

 

Best Picture

Stand By Me

 

Best Director

Peter Bogdanovich (What's Up, Doc? / Paper Moon)

 

Best Actor

Ryan O'Neal (What's Up, Doc? / Barry Lyndon / Paper Moon)

 

Best Actress

Tatum O'Neal (Paper Moon)

 

Best Supporting Actor

Alan Rickman (Die Hard)

 

Best Supporting Actress

Madeline Kahn (What's Up, Doc? / Paper Moon)

 

Best Music

Flash Gordon (Music by Queen)

 

Best Cinematography

The Third Man

 

Best Special Effects

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

 

Best Hero (Tie)

Li Mu Bai (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)

John McClane (Die Hard)

 

Best Villain

Hans Gruber (Die Hard)

 

Best Fight Scene

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Yu Shu Lien vs. Jen Yu)

 

Best Chase Scene

What's Up, Doc? (San Francisco Chase)

 

Best Kiss

The Book Thief (Liesel Meminger and Rudy Steiner)

 

Best Line

"I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass...and I'm all out of bubblegum." (They Live)

 

Best Short Film

The Red Balloon

 

Best Serial

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

  2017 Best Picture

2017 Best Picture

  2016 Best Picture

2016 Best Picture