Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The Hobbit Nominated for 9 Saturn Awards

Today the nominations for the 38th Annual Saturn Awards given out by The Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy and Horror Films were announced with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey leading the pack with nine nominations. The Saturn Awards are designed to recognize the genre" movies of science fiction, fantasy, horror and comic book adaptations that will never be recognized by the mainstream awards that Hollywood gives out to itself every year. The awards are given out in 20 movie categories, 9 TV categories and 4 home entertainment categories. While the nominees were announced for some inexplicable reason the award ceremony date and location was not (but then its not really star studded nor televised event) as more symbolic then anything. Any case the categories The Hobbit are in is below, the full list of nominations are here.

Best Fantasy Film
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi
Ruby Sparks
Snow White and the Huntsman

Best Actor
Christian Bale - The Dark Knight Rises
Daniel Craig - Skyfall
Martin Freeman - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Hugh Jackman - Les Miserables
Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Looper
Matthew McConaughey - Killer Joe

Best Supporting Actor
Javier Bardem - Skyfall
Michael Fassbender - Prometheus
Clark Gregg - The Avengers
Joseph Gordon-Levitt - The Dark Knight Rises
Ian McKellen - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained

Best Director
William Friedkin - Killer Joe
Peter Jackson - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Rian Johnson - Looper
Ang Lee - Life of Pi
Christopher Nolan - The Dark Knight Rises
Joss Whedon - The Avengers

Best Production Design
Hugh Bateup, Uli Hanisch - Cloud Atlas
Sarah Greenwood - Anna Karenina
David Gropman - Life of Pi
Rick Heinrichs - Dark Shadows
Dan Hennah - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Eve Stewart - Les Miserables

Best Music
Mychael Danna - Life of Pi
Danny Elfman - Frankenweenie
Dario Marianelli - Anna Karenina
Thomas Newman - Skyfall
Howard Shore - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Hans Zimmer - The Dark Knight Rises

Best Costume
Jacqueline Durran - Anna Karenina
Kym Barrett, Pierre-Yves Gayraud - Cloud Atlas
Sharen Davis - Django Unchained
Bob Buck, Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Paco Delgado - Les Miserables
Colleen Atwood - Snow White and the Huntsman

Best Make-up
Heike Merker, Daniel Parker, Jeremy Woodhead - Cloud Atlas
Gregory Nicotero, Howard Berger, Peter Montagna, Julie Hewett - Hitchcock
Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater, Tami Lane - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
David Marti, Montse Ribe, Vasit Suchitta - The Impossible
Naomi Donne, Donald Mowat, Love Larson - Skyfall
Jean Ann Black, Fay Von Schroeder - Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

Best Special Effects
Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams, Dan Sudick - The Avengers
Grady Cofer, Pablo Helman, Jeanie King, Burt Dalton - Battleship
Joe Letteri, Eric Saidon, David Clatyon, R. Christopher White - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Chris Corbould, Peter Chang, Scott R Fisher, Sue Rowe - John Carter
Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer, Donald R Elliot - Life of Pi
Cedric Nicholas-Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould, Michael Dawon - Snow White and the Huntsman

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