Tuesday, January 6, 2004
The 38th annual vote of the Kansas City Film Critics Circle was on Jan. 4. Eighteen Kansas City-area journalists in the field of print, television, radio and online (including the Lawrence Journal-World's Jon Niccum) voted in a variety of categories. The following selections were deemed the best of 2003.
Best Film: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"
Best Director: Peter Jackson, "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"
Best Actor: Sean Penn, "Mystic River"
Best Actress: Jennifer Connelly, "House of Sand and Fog"
Best Supporting Actor: Peter Sarsgaard, "Shattered Glass"
Best Supporting Actress: Patricia Clarkson, "The Station Agent"
Best Animated Film: "Finding Nemo"
Best Foreign Language Film: The Barbarian Invasions"
Best Documentary: "Capturing the Friedmans"