Saturday, February 4

2000 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

2000 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner

Before Night Falls

Before Night Falls

The life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas.

Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Croupier

Croupier

An aspiring writer is hired as a croupier at a casino, where he realizes that his life as a croupier would make a great novel.

Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark

An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.

Gladiator

Gladiator

A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery.

Quills

Quills

In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.

Sunshine

Sunshine

The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century.

Traffic

Traffic

A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America’s escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron’s wife attempts to carry on the f

Wonder Boys

Wonder Boys

An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.

You Can Count on Me

You Can Count on Me

A single mother’s life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely seen younger brother returns to town.