2011 Saturn Awards Nominees List

2011/02/24 22:29:49 +00:00 | Jonathan James

The Academy of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Films announced the nominees for the 37th Annual Saturn Awards which include The Walking Dead, The Wolfman, Splice, Black Swan and many other TV and theatrical releases.

I am also glad to see their DVD category which recognizes some great Blu-ray releases from the past year, including Psycho, The Exorcist, Alien, and Metropolis. The awards ceremony is currently scheduled for sometime in June.

Continue reading for the full list of categories and nominees...


Best Science Fiction Film
Iron Man 2
Never Let Me Go
Tron: Legacy

Best Fantasy Film
Alice in Wonderland
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Clash of the Titans
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Twilight: Eclipse

Best Horror/Thriller Film
The American
Black Swan
Let Me In
Shutter Island
The Wolf Man

Best Action/Adventure Film
The Expendables
The Green Hornet
Robin Hood
True Grit

Best Actor
Jeff Bridges (Tron: Legacy)
George Clooney (The American)
Leonardo DiCaprio (Inception)
Leonardo DiCaprio (Shutter Island)
Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man 2)
Ryan Reynolds (Buried)

Best Actress
Cecile De France (Hereafter)
Angelina Jolie (Salt)
Carey Mulligan (Never Let Me Go)
Ellen Page (Inception)
Natalie Portman (Black Swan)
Noomi Rapace (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo)

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale (The Fighter)
Andrew Garfield (Never Let Me Go)
Tom Hardy (Inception)
Garrett Hedlund (Tron: Legacy)
John Malkovich (Red)
Mark Ruffalo (Shutter Island)

Best Supporting Actress
Scarlett Johansson (Iron Man 2)
Keira Knightley (Never Let Me Go)
Mila Kunis (Black Swan)
Helen Mirren (Red)
Vanessa Redgrave (Letters to Juliet)
Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor
Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief)
Frankie/George McLaren (Hereafter)
Kodi Smit McPhee (Let Me In)
Chloe Grace Moretz (Let Me In)
Will Poulter (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader)
Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit)
Charlie Tahan (Charlie St. Cloud)

Best Director
Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan)
Clint Eastwood (Hereafter)
Christopher Nolan (Inception)
Matt Reeves (Let Me In)
Martin Scorsese (Shutter Island)
David Yates (Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows: Part 1)

Best Writing
Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3)
Alex Garland (Never Let Me Go)
Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John McLaughlin (Black Swan)
Peter Morgan (Hereafter)
Christopher Nolan (Inception)
Matt Reeves (Let Me In)

Best Music
Daft Punk (Tron: Legacy)
Clint Eastwood (Hereafter)
Michael Giacchino (Let Me In)
Gottfried Huppertz (as Conducted by Frank Strobel) (The Complete Metropolis)
John Powell (How to Train Your Dragon)
Hans Zimmer (Inception)

Best Costume
Colleen Atwood (Alice in Wonderland)
Milena Canonero (The Wolf Man)
Isis Mussenden (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader)
Jany Temime (Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows: Part 1)
Michael Wilkinson (Tron: Legacy)
Janty Yates (Robin Hood)

Best Make-Up
Howard Berger, Gregory Nicotero (Splice)
Andrew Clement, Donald J. Mowat (Repo Men)
Andrew Clement, Jennifer McDaniel, Tarra Day (Let Me In)
Mark Coulier, Nick Dudman, Amanda Knight (Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows: Part 1)
Rick Baker, Dave Elsey (The Wolf Man)
Lindsay MacGowan, Shane Mahan (Alice in Wonderland)

Best Production Design
Kathy Altieri (How to Train Your Dragon)
Dante Ferretti (Shutter Island)
Darren Gilford (Tron: Legacy)
Rick Heinrichs (The Wolf Man)
Guy Hendrix (Inception)
Robert Stromberg (Alice in Wonderland)

Best Special Effects
Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Karl Denham, Nikos Kalaitzidis (Tron: Legacy)
Angus Bickerton, Barrie Helmsley (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader)
Tim Burke, John Richardson, Nicholas Ait’Hadi, Christian Manz (Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows: Part 1)
Chris Corbould, Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Peter Begg (Inception)
Ken Ralston, Tom Peitzman, David Schaub, Carey Villegas (Alice in Wonderland)
Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright, Daniel Sudick (Iron Man 2)

Best International Film
The Complete Metropolis (Kino Lorber)
Centurion (Magnolia Pictures)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Music Box Films)
Monsters (Magnolia Pictures)
Mother (Magnolia Pictures)
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (Oscilloscope Laboratories)

Best Animated Film
Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
Shrek Forever After
Toy Story 3


Best Network Series
The Vampire Diaries

Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series
Breaking Bad
The Closer
Spartacus: Blood and Sand
True Blood

Best Television Presentation
Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol
Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special
The Pillars of the Earth
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
The Walking Dead

Best Actor in Television
Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Matthew Fox (Lost)
Michael C. Hall (Dexter)
Timothy Hutton (Leverage)
Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead)
Stephen Moyer (True Blood)

Best Actress in Television
Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead)
Erica Durance (Smallville)
Elizabeth Mitchell (V)
Anna Paquin (True Blood)
Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer)
Anna Torv (Fringe)

Best Supporting Actor in Television
Michael Emerson (Lost)
John Noble (Fringe)
Dean Norris (Breaking Bad)
Terry O’Quinn (Lost)
Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad)
Lance Reddick (Fringe)
Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead)

Best Supporting Actress in Television
Morena Baccarin (V)
Gina Bellman (Leverage)
Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter)
Laurie Holden (The Walking Dead)
Lucy Lawless (Spartacus: Blood and Sand)
Beth Riesgraf (Leverage)

Best Guest Starring Role in Television
Richard Dreyfuss (Weeds)
Noah Emmerich (The Walking Dead)
Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad)
Joe Manganiello (True Blood)
John Terry (Lost)
Seth Gabel (Fringe)


Best DVD Release

The Disappearance of Alice Creed (Anchor Bay)
District 13: Ultimatum (Magnolia)
The Good Heart (Magnolia)
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (1428 Films)
The New Daughter (Anchor Bay)
The Square (Apparition)

Best DVD Special Edition
Avatar (Extended Collector’s Edition) (Fox)
Monsters (Special Edition) (Magnolia)
Red Cliff (International Version) (Magnolia)
Robin Hood (Unrated Director’s Cut) (Universal)
Salt (Deluxe Unrated Edition) (Sony)
The Wolf Man (Unrated Director’s Cut) (Universal)

Best DVD Classic Film Release
The Complete Metropolis (Kino Lorber)
Cronos (Criterion Collection)
The Exorcist (Extended Director’s Cut) (Warner)
King Kong (Warner)
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (Deluxe Edition) (Kino Lorber
Psycho (50th Anniversary Edition) (Universal)

Best DVD Movie Collection
Alien Anthology (Fox)
Back to the Future 25th Anniversary Trilogy (Universal)
Clint Eastwood 35 Films 35 Years at Warner Bros. (Warner)
Fantomas: Five Film Collection (Kino Lorber)
Film Noir Classic Collection, Volume 5 (Warner)
Vengeance Trilogy (Tartan)

Best DVD Television Release
Lost (The Complete Sixth and Final Season) (ABC Studios)
The Six Million Dollar Man (The Complete Collection) (Time Life)
Space 1999: The Complete Season One (Blu-ray) (A & E)
Thriller: The Complete Series (Image)
The Twilight Zone (Season 1 & 2) (Blu-ray) (Image)
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (Season 4, Volume 2) (Fox)

Stage Presentations

Best Local Stage Production: Musical
Beauty and the Beast (Orange County Performing Arts Center)
Leap of Faith (Ahmanson Theatre)
Young Frankenstein (Pantages Theatre)

Best Local Stage Production: Drama or Comedy
The 39 Steps (Ahmanson Theatre)
The Glass Menagerie (Mark Taper Forum)
The Lieutenant of Inishmore (Mark Taper Forum)

Best Local Stage Production: Small Theater
The Arsonists (Odyssey Theatre)
U.S.S. Pinafore (Crown City Theatre Company)
Watson Sacred Fools Theatre)

Source: Variety