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Kerry Washington in LIFT
Lift was ineligible for consideration in 2002, but it featured a terrific performance by actress Kerry Washington

Last updated: April 11, 2009
Copyright 2006 Michael R. Colford.
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Below is a list of all the eligible independent films for the year 2003. Many visitors to the site have e-mailed asking for recommendations and/or reviews of independent movies. The members of the Chlotrudis Awards Nominating Committee see lots of independent films and on the Chlotrudis Comments page, we will share our thoughts or reviews of the year's movies. Underlined films lead to Chlotrudis reviews. If you have a suggestion, or a film you'd like to see commented on by Chlotrudis Members, send us an e-mail. Now let's get on with the comments!

Take a look at the reviews for 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003 and 2001

8 Mile 8 Women 13 Conversations About One Thing
24 Hour Party People 25th Hour  
Aberdeen About a Boy About Schmidt
Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights Adaptation All About Lily Chou-Chou
All About the Benjamins All or Nothing All the Queen's Men
Almost Elvis (d) Amy's Orgasm Antwone Fisher
Ararat Auto Focus  
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever Baran Bartleby
Behind the Sun Beijing Bicycle Believer, The
Below Ben Harper: Pleasure & Pain (d) Big Bad Love
Big Fat Liar Blade II Blood Work
Bloody Sunday Blue Vinyl (d) Borstal Boy
Bowling for Columbine (d) Brotherhood of the Wolf, The Brown Sugar
Burnt Money Business of Fancydancing, The By Hook and By Crook
Cat's Meow, The Charlotte Gray Chateau, The
Chelsea Walls Cherish Cherry Orchard, The
Children of the Century Ciao America! Circuit
Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man City by the Sea Cockettes, The (d)
Comedian Cool and Crazy (d) CQ
Crimen del Padre Amaro, El Crush Cuba Feliz (d)
Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, The Dark Blue World Daughter from Danang (d)
Destinees, Les Deuces Wild Dogtown and Z-Boys (d)
Donnie Darko Don't Ask Don't Tell  
Elling Elvira's Haunted Hills Emperor's Club, The
Emperor's New Clothes, The Empire Enigma
Equillibrium Escaflowne Evelyn
Experiment, Das Extreme Ops  
Family Fundamentals (d) Far from Heaven Fast Runner, The 
FearDotCom Femme Fatale Festival in Cannes
Fluffer, The Formula 51 Four Feathers, The
Frailty Friday After Next  
Gerry Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (d) Girls Can't Swim
Good Girl, The Gosford Park Gregoire Moulin Versus Humanity
Grey Zone, The Group  
Happenstance Happiness of the Katakuris, The Happy Times
Harrison's Flowers Harvard Man Heaven
Hell House (d) High Crimes Home Movie (d)
How I Killed My Father How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog How's Your News? (d)
Human Nature Hybrid (d)  
I Am Sam I Am Trying to Break Your Heart (d) Igby Goes Down
I'm Going Home In Praise of Love Independent, The
Interview with the Assassin Invincible Italian for Beginners
Jason X John Q Jonah: a Veggietales Movie
Jung (War) in the Land of the Mujaheddin (d) Just a Kiss  
Kandahar Kid Stays in the Picture, The (d) Kilimanjaro: To the Roof of Africa (d)
Kissing Jessica Stein Knockaround Guys Kurosawa (d)
Lady and the Duke, The Lagaan Lan Yu
Lantana Last Dance (d) Last Kiss, The
Last Orders Late Marriage Life & Debt (d)
Life or Something Like It Loaded Gun: Life, Death, and Dickinson (d) Lord of the Rings, The: The Two Towers
Love, Liza Lovely & Amazing  
Mad Love Mai's America (d) Man From Elysian Fields, The
Maryam Me Without You Merci pour le Chocolat
Metropolis Miles Davis Story, The (d) Monster's Ball
Monsoon Wedding Mostly Martha Mothman Prophecies, The
Mule Skinner Blues (d) Murderous Maids My Big Fat Greek Wedding
My Father the Genius (d) My Wife is an Actress Mystic Masseur, The
Naqoyqatsi National Lampoon's Van Wilder Never Again
New Best Friend New Guy, The Nine Queens
No Such Thing Notorious C.H.O.  
On Guard! One Hour Photo  
Pauline and Paulette Personal Velocity Piano Teacher, The
Piñero Pinocchio Porn Star: Legend of Ron Jeremy (d)
Promises (d) Pumpkin Punch-Drunk Love
Rabbit Proof Fence Rain Ram Dass : Fierce Grace (d)
Rare Birds Read My Lips Real Women Have Curves
Resident Evil Roger Dodger Rules of Attraction, The
Sade Satin Rouge Scotland, PA
Scratch (d) Secret Ballot Secretary
Sex and Lucia Sex with Strangers Simone
Skins Slackers Sleepy Time Gal, The
Snow Dogs Son of the Bride Songs from the Second Floor
Son's Room, The Sordid Lives Spirited Away
Standing in the Shadows of Motown (d) State Property Stealing Harvard
Storytelling Sunshine State Super Troopers
Swept Away Swimming  
Tadpole Talk to Her Teddy Bears' Picnic
They Time of Favor Time Out
Tosca Town is Quiet, The Transporter, The
Trapped Trials of Henry Kissinger, The (d) Triumph of Love
Trouble Every Day Tully Tuvalu
Very Annie Mary    
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge Way We Laughed, The waydowntown
Weight of Water, The Welcome to Collinwood Wendigo
What Time Is It There?  What to do in Case of Fire Who Is Cletis Tout?
Working Stiff World Traveller Would I Lie to You?
Y Tu Mamá También Yana's Friends Yellow Asphalt
You Shouldn't Worry    
Ineligible Films
Battle Royale Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Dahmer
Frida Gaudi Afternoon Hysterical Blindness
I Shout Love Lift Searching for Debra Winger