Main Entries for 2001

This page provides links to all of our entries in all categories for 2001.

Saying goodbye to 2001

Dec 31, 2001 – A few words as 2001 enters the history books. (more)

Meet Sir Ben

Dec 31, 2001 – British actor gets knighthood in Queen’s honours list. (more)

Nigel Hawthorne dead at 72

Dec 26, 2001 – Veteran British actor dies of heart attack on Wednesday. (more)

How would you vote?

Dec 20, 2001 – Share your Golden Globe views in our survey. (more)

Golden Globe® nominations

Dec 20, 2001 – The Hollywood Foreign Press Association launches their awards. (more)

Academy/UCLA Documentary Series Resumes

Dec 17, 2001 – Part Two of the 20th Annual Contemporary Documentary Series will begin on January 8, 2002. (more)

Drew stars in Irreconcilable Differences 2

Dec 17, 2001 – This time it’s for real…or is it? (more)

New kid on the block

Dec 17, 2001 – The AFI announces nominations for their first awards show. (more)

Nine films eligible for animated Oscar®

Dec 12, 2001 – Academy committee will now determine the three nominees (more)

Tide of moviegoers washes Ocean’s 11 to top spot.

Dec 11, 2001 – Harry Potter sinks to number 2. (more)

Early gift for Cate

Dec 07, 2001 – Cate Blanchett has a baby boy. (more)

Hurley fires back

Dec 05, 2001 – Mom-to-be shocked at Bing’s response. (more)

Producer questions role in Hurley pregnancy

Dec 03, 2001 – Actress may have to recast the father-to-be. (more)

Potter tumbles 58%

Dec 03, 2001 – Despite the fall, the boy wizard is still number one. (more)

George Harrison 1943-2001

Nov 30, 2001 – The Quiet Beatle dies at age 58. (more)

Gayheart gets off light

Nov 28, 2001 – Actress avoids jail in manslaughter case. (more)

People’s Choice Nominations

Nov 27, 2001 – The awards season rolls with the announcement of the People’s Choice nominees. (more)

Duke, USC Professors Named Academy Scholars

Nov 26, 2001 – Will be awarded $25000 each by the Academy. (more)

What’s $3 million between friends?

Nov 20, 2001 – Studio estimates for Harry Potter take off by $3 million…but it still beats the record. (more)

51 foreign films vie for Oscar®

Nov 19, 2001 – Committee to whittle submissions down to five. (more)

Early results for Potter are stunning

Nov 18, 2001 – Looks like the young wizard beat the record by a wide margin. (more)

Golden Globe® starts rolling

Nov 16, 2001 – Harrison Ford to get Cecil B. DeMille Award. (more)

Academy to pay tribute to Disney

Nov 14, 2001 – Happy 100th Walt. (more)

Awards season’s here again

Nov 14, 2001 – 29th American Music Award nominations announced Tuesday. (more)

Monsters rule for second week

Nov 12, 2001 – Shallow Hal weighs in at number two. (more)

Stork makes two appointments

Nov 08, 2001 – Hurley and Taylor are mothers to be. (more)

Schrader to lecture at Academy

Nov 07, 2001 – Writer-director to deliver Marvin Borowsky Lecture on Screenwriting. (more)

Patton to screen at Academy

Nov 06, 2001 – Multi-nominated film to get Academy screening (more)

Site News: New and improved Movies Section

Nov 06, 2001 – Added features open the door to new releases. (more)

Monsters, Inc. scares up big numbers

Nov 05, 2001 – Disney/Pixar flick has biggest cartoon opening of all time. (more)

Emmy goes head to head with World Series

Nov 04, 2001 – The Emmys get handed out tonight… (more)

Graf and Agassi have son

Oct 28, 2001 – Premature boy gets to the game early (more)

Hanks to receive AFI tribute

Oct 26, 2001 – Will get 30th AFI Life Achievement Award on June 22nd. (more)

Hewitt wants to be Hepburn

Oct 23, 2001 – Love loves Audrey. (more)

Tennis players’ love match

Oct 23, 2001 – Graf and Agassi say “I do” (more)

Emmys set for November 4th

Oct 17, 2001 – Twice-postponed event given new date and location. (more)

Oscar boss says show must go on

Oct 16, 2001AMPAS President tells Variety that Academy Awards® will continue. (more)

What will the Emmys do?

Oct 10, 2001 – Postponed, cancelled or… (more)

Emmy cancelled for second time as U.S./British forces launch attacks

Oct 07, 2001 – Organizers unsure when/if it will be rescheduled. (more)

Driver and Brolin end engagement

Oct 04, 2001 – Babs will have to return the toaster. (more)

Gayheart to face charges

Oct 01, 2001 – Actress faces a manslaughter charge for traffic death. (more)

Ben Affleck auditions for Speed 3

Oct 01, 2001 – Actor clocked at 114 mph on Georgia interstate. (more)

J. Lo says “I do”

Sep 30, 2001 – Singer-actress marries choreographer Cris Judd. (more)

All that Glitters is not gold

Sep 24, 2001 – Mariah’s movie doesn’t crack the top ten. (more)

Celebrities pledge money to relief efforts

Sep 21, 2001 – Jim Carrey and Rosie O’Donnell among stars giving money. (more)

Emmy broadcast moved to October

Sep 15, 2001 – Television awards moved to October 7th. (more)

TIFF Update: Sep 12, 2001 2:49pm EDT

Sep 12, 2001 – Screenings to resume, while the festive aspects are cancelled. (more)

TIFF Update: Sep 11, 2001 2:14pm EDT

Sep 11, 2001 – Festival curtails activities today following terrorist attacks in the United States. (more)

TIFF Update: Sep 10, 2001 1:06am EDT

Sep 10, 2001 – The latest news from our team covering the 26th Toronto International Film Festival (more)

TIFF Update: Sep 08, 2001 1:22am EDT

Sep 08, 2001 – The latest news from our team covering the 26th Toronto International Film Festival (more)

TIFF Update: Sep 07, 2001 1:31am EDT

Sep 07, 2001 – The latest news from our team covering the 26th Toronto International Film Festival (more)

Winslet splits while Heche marries

Sep 03, 2001 – Two stars experience the two ends of the marital spectrum. (more)

Singer Aaliyah dies in plane crash

Aug 26, 2001 – R&B singer and seven others die returning from Bahamas. (more)

TIFF announces full line-up

Aug 21, 2001 – The 26th Toronto International Film Festival Announces its films. (more)

A second slice

Aug 20, 2001 – American Pie 2 takes the top spot for a second week. (more)

Hudson sues ex-assistant

Aug 15, 2001 – Almost Famous star’s assistant accused of spending Kate’s money on herself. (more)

Training Day, Monsoon Wedding and From Hell to screen at TIFF

Aug 14, 2001 – Three more films slated for Gala presentations at Toronto fest. (more)

American Pie 2 takes a slice out of the box office

Aug 12, 2001 – Raunchy comedy breaks R-rated record. (more)

Drew Carey released from hospital

Aug 11, 2001 – Sitcom star had minor heart surgery. (more)

Affleck enters rehab

Aug 03, 2001 – Ben wants a life without booze. (more)

TIFF adds nine

Jul 31, 2001 – Nine more special presentations announced. (more)

TIFF to get a shot of Novacaine

Jul 31, 2001 – Steve returns to dentist garb at the Toronto film festival (more)

Apes swing into lead

Jul 30, 2001 – Planet of the Apes breaks records to take number one spot. (more)

Dinosaurs are America’s sweethearts

Jul 23, 2001 – T. Rex beats J. Roberts. (more)

Last Wedding to open Toronto Film Fest

Jul 19, 2001 – World premiere of Bruce Sweeney’s film to launch 26th edition. (more)

Downey gets probation and rehab

Jul 17, 2001 – Troubled star avoids jail…for now. (more)

Sopranos sing an Emmy tune

Jul 12, 2001HBO’s Mob drama leads the Emmy nominations pack. (more)

Harrison Ford to the rescue again

Jul 12, 2001 – Actor/pilot finds lost Boy Scout. (more)

No strike for actors?

Jul 04, 2001SAG/AFTRA reach tentative deal with producers (more)

A.I. tops box office

Jul 03, 2001 – After a three year absence, Spielberg’s number one. (more)

Reid and Daly split

Jul 03, 2001 – Actress and VJ decide not to walk down the aisle. (more)

Toronto International Film Festival readies for starting gate

Jul 03, 2001 – The 26th edition makes some announcements as it gears up for September. (more)

Bratt and Roberts split

Jun 28, 2001 – Julia Roberts has an Oscar®, but she no longer has a Benjamin (more)

Jack Lemmon dead at 76

Jun 28, 2001 – Beloved actor dies of complications from cancer. (more)

Fast and Furious weekend

Jun 25, 2001 – The Fast and the Furious takes the checkered flag. (more)

Carroll O’Connor dies

Jun 22, 2001 – Actor known for landmark role in All in the Family dead at76. (more)

Jolie gets the high score

Jun 19, 2001 – Angelina’s video game flick takes the number one spot. (more)

A charmed life for Rose

Jun 14, 2001 – Rose McGowan signs on with Charmed. (more)

Travolta comes out on top

Jun 11, 2001 – Maybe audiences have forgiven him for Battlefield Earth. (more)

A quick reminder…

Jun 08, 2001 – Our Discussion Area has reopened. (more)

Oscars® head back to Hollywood

Jun 07, 2001 – The golden guy’s on his way home (more)

MTV Movie Awards

Jun 07, 2001 – The irreverent awards show telecast Thursday. (more)

Stone follows her instinct and sues

Jun 07, 2001 – Sharon Stone sues producers for shelving Basic Instinct 2. (more)

Anthony Quinn dies

Jun 03, 2001 – The legendary Zorba dead at 86. (more)

Cate Blanchett to produce…a baby

May 31, 2001 – Cate and her husband expecting their first child. (more)

Pearl Harbor slammed by critics

May 25, 2001 – It’ll probably rake in the bucks this weekend, but the critics (including us) have launched an attack. (more)

Academy Film Archive gets new home

May 23, 2001 – Archive packs its bags for Vine and Fountain. (more)

Gibson looking for Signs

May 21, 2001 – Mel may get a little Night magic. (more)

No new charges for Downey

May 15, 2001 – His recent arrest will be treated as a parole violation. (more)

Mothers and Mummies

May 15, 2001 – The Mummy Returns wins Mother’s Day weekend. (more)

Big returns for the Mummy

May 07, 2001 – The Mummy Returns has a record haul. (more)

Kidman responds to Cruise

May 04, 2001 – Actress says she was shocked by Tom’s request for a divorce. (more)

Writers strike averted

May 04, 2001 – The WGA inks a new deal with producers. (more)

O’Neal has leukemia

May 02, 2001 – Love Story actor announces he’s fighting leukemia. (more)

Cruise sues gay porn star

May 02, 2001 – Tom Cruise has launched a $100 million suit against a gay porn star. (more)

New woes for Downey Jr.

Apr 25, 2001 – Actor arrested again and kicked off Ally McBeal. (more)

Another one bites the dust…

Apr 17, 2001 – Cross Buffy off the list of single gals. (more)

We think she has a toaster

Apr 17, 2001 – Minnie Driver gets engaged to Josh Brolin. (more)

Brando’s health scare

Apr 12, 2001 – Legendary actor hospitalized before high-paying cameo. (more)

Harmon to leave Law & Order

Apr 10, 2001 – Long-running TV drama loses one to features. (more)

Washington helmer gets greenlight

Apr 06, 2001 – Denzel hits the director’s chair. (more)

Aliens head home

Apr 06, 2001 – 3rd Rock aliens use their return ticket (more)

Spy Kids wins at box office

Apr 01, 2001 – Banderas’ spy film gets the number one spot. (more)

And the Oscar® goes to…

Mar 25, 2001 – The big night’s here and Digital Hit has you covered on the red carpet and the press room. (more)

Oscar® update

Mar 24, 2001 – Some more presenters and an update on the red carpet. (more)

Our next presenter…

Mar 15, 2001 – Three more names added to the list of Oscar® presenters (more)

We’re off to the Oscars®

Mar 12, 2001 – will be in the Academy Awards® press room for our third year. (more)

SAG winners announced

Mar 11, 2001 – The Screen Actors Guild hands out its honors. (more)

Ang Lee wins DGA Award

Mar 11, 2001 – Director’s award may put him one step closer to an Oscar®. (more)

Mel C. heads for the exits

Mar 08, 2001 – Melanie Chisolm quits the Spice Girls. (more)

More Oscar® presenters…

Mar 08, 2001 – More names are added to the list of presenters. (more)

Moviegoers chose to have their popcorn with a side of Mexican

Mar 05, 2001 – After four weeks filmgoers give up a diet of human flesh as The Mexican beats Hannibal. (more)

Check your mailboxes!

Feb 28, 2001 – Academy members: The ballots are in the mail. (more)

$25 million baby, yeah!

Feb 28, 2001 – Mike Myers up for a third Austin Powers flick. (more)

Hannibal enjoys box office buffet

Feb 26, 2001 – 3000 Miles to Graceland and Monkeybone no match for ravenous film. (more)

And it’s Julia by a neck in the home stretch.

Feb 24, 2001 – Oscar® pundits predict the winners. (more)

Presenters list grows

Feb 24, 2001 – More stars added to the list of confimed Oscar® presenters. (more)

Grammy Winners

Feb 21, 2001 – Who is taking home the hardware at the 43rd Grammys? (more)

I’ll buy 100 shares of Julia to win…

Feb 20, 2001 – Trading your entertainment opinions on the Market Echo game. (more)

Barrymore home damaged by fire

Feb 19, 2001 – Drew and Tom Green were in, but not hurt. (more)

Isn’t that romantic?

Feb 14, 2001 – Puffy and J. Lo announce their split — on Valentine’s Day. (more)

Oscar® nominees announced

Feb 13, 2001 – Some of the usual suspects and a few surprises. (more)

And the nominees are…

Feb 12, 2001 – It’s an early Tuesday morning for Hollywood. (more)

More presenters named for the Oscars®

Feb 09, 2001 – Who will be handing out the Academy Awards? (more)

Cruise takes the next step

Feb 07, 2001 – After announcing their separation a few days ago, Tom Cruise files for divorce. (more)

Ripa goes live

Feb 05, 2001 – Regis gets a new co-host (more)

Cruise and Kidman split

Feb 05, 2001 – Hollywood supercouple announce their separation. (more)

More Oscar® presenters announced

Feb 04, 2001 – Spacey and Zeta-Jones join the list. (more)

Lopez and Hudson to present

Jan 31, 2001 – Academy announces two of their presenters. (more)

SAG Award nominations

Jan 30, 2001 – The Screen Actors Guild announces the nominees for their film and television awards. (more)

Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar® awarded to Irwin W. Young

Jan 29, 2001 – Special award will be presented at the Scientific and Technical Awards Dinner. (more)

Papa Pacino

Jan 26, 2001 – D’Angelo and Pacino welcome twins. (more)

De Laurentiis to Receive Academy’s Thalberg Award

Jan 24, 2001 – Veteran producer will be honored during the Oscars® on March 25th. (more)

Academy considers five films for makeup nominations

Jan 23, 2001 – Committee will pare that down to three. (more)

Golden Globe winners

Jan 21, 2001 – The Golden Globes are over for another year. (more)

Our next presenter is…

Jan 19, 2001 – Gearing up for the Golden Globes (more)

Actor Al Waxman dies

Jan 18, 2001 – Canadian actor dies during routine heart surgery (more)

Extra Friends

Jan 16, 2001NBC plans super episodes during February sweeps. (more)

Alec and Kim kaput

Jan 12, 2001 – Celebrated Hollywood couple seek divorce. (more)

Flockhart adopts

Jan 11, 2001 – Ally McBeal star confirms she’s a new mother. (more)

Independent Spirit Awards nominations

Jan 11, 2001 – The indie film world salutes its best. (more)

Seven films to be considered for Sound Editing Oscar®

Jan 11, 2001 – Committee decisions will decide if there will be an award. (more)

Places please!

Jan 11, 2001 – Ewan McGregor and Jude Law start a theatre company in London. (more)

7 films considered for Visual Effects Oscar®

Jan 10, 2001 – The Academy announces which seven films will eventually get pared down to three. (more)

American Music Award winners

Jan 08, 2001 – Britney Spears and LL Cool J hosted the three hour show. We’ve got the winners. (more)

AMA coverage

Jan 08, 2001 – Don’t forget to join us tonight for our live coverage of the 28th Annual American Music Awards. (more)

People’s Choice winners announced

Jan 07, 2001 – Annual survey announces its favorites. (more)

People’s Choice Awards Coverage

Jan 07, 2001 – We’ll have results and commentary tonight. (more)

17 Sci-Tech Achievements receive Academy nods

Jan 05, 2001 – The Academy honors the people who help create the magic. (more)

Yes, but have you seen them all?

Jan 05, 2001 – 242 feature films eligible for 73rd Academy Awards® consideration (more)

43rd Grammy nominations announced

Jan 03, 2001 – Music’s biggest hugfest names its nominees. (more)

Hudson and Robinson hitched

Jan 01, 2001 – Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson get married. (more)

Happy New Year!

Jan 01, 2001 – Digital Hit wishes you a Happy New Year! (more)