EW?s alternative nominations for 2000 -- We present to you our own categories and nomination for the videos of 2000

By Ty Burr
Updated December 22, 2000 at 05:00 AM EST

EW?s alternative nominations for 2000

Best Roach-Eating Performance
Eric Roberts Julia’s big brother gives in to his inner Method actor and chomps on a walking protein pill in La Cucaracha.

Most Lamentably Delayed Video Release
Battlefield Earth. Oh, please can we make fun of it again?

Most Non-Committal Studio
Disney said it would never, ever release Fantasia again on home video… then released it.

Most Patriotic
Mena Suvari American Pie, American Beauty, and American Virgin on video make her this year’s American woman.

”From The Desk Of Jeffrey Dahmer” Promo Iten Award
For the release of their new Seven DVD, New Line sent us a cardboard box with blond hair sticking out of the lid. Charming.

Most Ubiquitous Straight-To-Tape Star
Ice-T has been in, count ’em, seven video premieres this year, nudging out Mario Van Peebles by four.

American Beauty

  • Movie
  • R
  • 121 minutes
  • Sam Mendes