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Nominees for 36th annual Saturn Awards! Moon, Zombieland & More!

If you're a fan of Arrow in the Head then chances are you know what The Saturn Awards are. The event comes around once a year to honor the best in sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. Academy Awards eat your heart out. But not really... Anyway the nominees for the 36th annual Saturn Awards have just been announced and it looks like we've got some interesting choices throughout!

The event is set to take place in Burbank, California on June 24th. Damn that's a ways away huh? Some of the films/shows looking to clean up this year include AVATAR, DISTRICT 9, DEXTER, STAR TREK, WATCHMEN, LOST, MOON, THE LOVELY BONES and ZOMBIELAND among lots others. Let's be honest though... Who didn't see these flicks rounding things out? It's awesome to see MOON and ZOMBIELAND with so many nominations though! Sam Rockwell for Best Actor? Yes! Woody Harrelson for Best Supporting Actor? YES! NEW MOON for Best Horror? Seriously WTF?! How is that even nominated?! Oh Saturn Awards.... just when I thought you loved me...

Enough of my rambling though. Scope out the nominees below then spit some bullets with your opinions!

MOVIES
Best Science Fiction Film:
"The Book of Eli"
"Knowing"
"Moon"
"Star Trek"
"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"
"X-Men Origins: Wolverine"

Best Fantasy Film:
"Avatar"
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"
"The Lovely Bones"
"The Time Traveler's Wife"
"Watchmen"
"Where the Wild Things Are"

Best Horror Film:
"The Box"
"Drag Me to Hell"
"Frozen"
"The Last House on the Left"
"The Twilight Saga: New Moon"
"Zombieland"

Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film:
"2012"
"Brothers"
"The Hurt Locker"
"Inglourious Basterds"
"Law Abiding Citizen"
"The Messenger"
"Sherlock Holmes"

Best Actor:
Robert Downey, Jr. - "Sherlock Holmes"
Tobey Maguire - "Brothers"
Viggo Mortensen - "The Road"
Sam Rockwell - "Moon"
Denzel Washington - "The Book of Eli"
Sam Worthington - "Avatar"

Best Actress:
Catherine Keener - "Where the Wild Things Are"
Melanie Laurent - "Inglourious Basterds"
Alison Lohman - "Drag Me to Hell"
Natalie Portman - "Brothers"
Zoe Saldana - "Avatar"
Charlize Theron - "The Burning Plain"

Best Supporting Actor:
Woody Harrelson - "Zombieland"
Stephen Lang - "Avatar"
Frank Langella - "The Box"
Jude Law - "Sherlock Holmes"
Stanley Tucci - "The Lovely Bones"
Christoph Waltz - "Inglourious Basterds"

Best Supporting Actress:
Malin Akerman - "Watchmen"
Diane Kruger - "Inglourious Basterds"
Rachel McAdams - "Sherlock Holmes"
Lorna Raver - "Drag Me to Hell"
Susan Sarandon - "The Lovely Bones"
Sigourney Weaver - "Avatar"

Best Performance by a Younger Actor:
Taylor Lautner - "The Twilight Saga's New Moon"
Bailee Madison - "Brothers"
Brooklynn Proulx - "The Time Traveler's Wife"
Max Records - "Where the Wild Things Are"
Saoirse Ronan - "The Lovely Bones"
Kodi Smit-McPhee - "The Road"

Best Director:
J.J. Abrams - "Star Trek"
Kathryn Bigelow - "The Hurt Locker"
Neill Blomkamp - "District 9"
James Cameron - "Avatar"
Guy Ritchie - "Sherlock Holmes"
Zack Snyder - "Watchmen"
Quentin Tarantino - "Inglourious Basterds"

Best Writing:
Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell - "District 9"
James Cameron - "Avatar"
Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers - "Where the Wild Things Are"
Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci - "Star Trek"
Quentin Tarantino - "Inglourious Basterds"
Alex Tse, David Hayter - "Watchmen"

Best Music:
Brian Eno - "The Lovely Bones"
Michael Giacchino - "Up"
James Horner - "Avatar"
Taro Iwashiro - "Red Cliff"
Christopher Young - "Drag Me To Hell"
Hans Zimmer - "Sherlock Holmes"

Best Costume:
Colleen Atwood - "Nine"
Jenny Beavan - "Sherlock Holmes"
Anna Sheppard - "Inglourious Basterds"
Jany Temime - "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"
Michael Wilkinson - "Watchmen"
Tim Yip - "Red Cliff"

Best Make-Up:
Barney Burman, Minday Hall, Joel Harlow - "Star Trek"
Joe Dunckley, Sarah Rubano, Frances Richardson - "District 9"
Sarah Monzani - "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"
Gregory Nicotero, Howard Berger - "The Book of Eli"
Gregory Nicotero, Howard Berger - "Drag Me to Hell"
Mike Smithson, John Rosengrant - "Terminator Salvation"

Best Production Design:
Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg - "Avatar"
Scott Chambliss - "Star Trek" (Paramount) Stuart Craig - "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" Sarah Greenwood - "Sherlock Holmes"
Philip Ivey - "District 9"
Alex McDowell - "Watchmen"

Best Special Effects:
Tim Burke, John Richardson, Nicholas Aithadi, Tim Alexander - "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"
John DesJardin, Peter G. Travers, Joel Whist, Jessica Norman - "Watchmen"
Volker Engel, Marc Weingert, Mike Vezina - "2012"
Roger Guyett, Russell Earl, Paul Kavanagh, Burt Dalton - "Star Trek"
Dan Kaufman, Peter Muyzers, Robert Habros, Matt Aitken - "District 9"
Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham, Andrew R. Jones - "Avatar"

Best International Film:
"District 9"
"The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"
"Lorna's Silence"
"Red Cliff"
"Taken"
"Thirst"

Best Animated Film:
"A Christmas Carol"
"The Fantastic Mr. Fox"
"Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs"
"Monsters Vs. Aliens"
"The Princess and the Frog"
"Up"

TELEVISION
Best Network Series:
"Chuck"
"Fringe"
"Ghost Whisperer"
"Heroes"
"Lost"
"The Vampire Diaries"

Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series:
"Breaking Bad"
"Battlestar Galactica"
"The Closer"
"Dexter"
"Leverage"
"True Blood"

Best Television Presentation:
"Doctor Who: The End of Time"
"Alice"
"The Prisoner"
"Torchwood: Children of Earth"
"The Tudors"
"V"

Best Actor in Television:
Josh Holloway - "Lost"
Bryan Cranston - "Breaking Bad"
Matthew Fox - "Lost"
Michael C. Hall - "Dexter"
Zachary Levi - "Chuck"
Stephen Moyer - "True Blood"
David Tennant - "Doctor Who: The End of Time"

Best Actress on Television:
Anna Gunn - "Breaking Bad"
Jennifer Love Hewitt - "Ghost Whisperer"
Evangeline Lilly - "Lost"
Anna Paquin - "True Blood"
Kyra Sedgwick - "The Closer"
Anna Torv - "Fringe"

Best Supporting Actor on Television:
Jeremy Davies - "Lost"
Michael Emerson - "Lost"
Aldis Hodge - "Leverage"
Aaron Paul - "Breaking Bad"
John Noble - "Fringe"
Alexander Skarsgard - "True Blood"

Best Supporting Actress in Television:
Morena Baccarin - "V"
Gina Bellman - "Leverage"
Julie Benz - "Dexter"
Jennifer Carpenter - "Dexter"
Elizabeth Mitchell - "Lost"
Hayden Panettiere - "Heroes"

Best Guest Starring Role in Television:
Bernard Cribbins - "Doctor Who: The End of Time"
Raymond Cruz - "Breaking Bad"
Michelle Forbes - "True Blood"
John Lithgow - "Dexter"
Leonard Nimoy - "Fringe"
Mark Pellegrino - "Lost"

DVD
Best DVD Release:
"House of the Devil"
"Laid to Rest"
"Not Forgotten"
"Nothing But the Truth"
"Pontypool"
"Super Capers"
"Surveillance"

Best DVD Television Release:
"Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead"
"Torchwood: Children of Earth"
"Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles: The Complete Second Season"
"Primeval, Volume 2"
"Lost: The Complete Fifth Season"
"Life on Mars: The Complete Series"

Best DVD Special Edition:
"Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut"
"300 Complete Experience"
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (Blu-ray)
"District 9" (Two-Disc Edition)
"Terminator 2: Judgement Day: Skynet Edition"
"X-Men Origins: Wolverine" (Two Disc Special Edition)

Best Collection:
"Columbia Pictures Film Noir Classics, Volume 1"
"The Hannibal Lector Anthology"
"Hellraiser Box Set"
"Icons of Sci-Fi: Toho Collection"
"Star Trek Original Motion Picture Collection"
"The William Castle Collection"

STAGE PRESENTATIONS
Best Local Stage Production: Musical:
"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" (Orange County Performing Arts Center)
"Fiddler on the Roof" (Pantages Theatre)
"Mary Poppins" (Ahmanson Theatre)

Best Local Stage Production - Play:
"Frost/Nixon" (Ahmanson Theatre)
"The Night Is a Child" (Pasadena Playhouse)
"Parade" (Mark Taper Forum)

Best Local Stage Production - Small Theater:
"Big, The Musical" (El Centro Theatre)
"Dracula" (Noho Arts Center)
"Nevermore" (Steve Allen Theatre)
"Fellowship" (Falcon Theatre)


LOST's Evangeline Lilly
Extra Tidbit: Which movie would you like to see win Best Horror Film?
Source: AITH

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