There are awards for B Movies? Of course there are. Here are the nominees for the 2009 Golden Cob Awards:
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This year’s Emmy nominees have been announced. SF Scope has the low-down on genre-related productions that have been honored.
Neil Gaiman and Henry Selick’s Coraline has been named joint winner (with Mary and Max) of the Best Feature Film award at the Annecy Film Festival. Annecy is an international festival of animation film. Full winners list here.
Empire magazine has issued the short lists for their annual movie awards. This is a reader poll, so these are fan-voted awards. And of course there are plenty of genre categories. Joe Gordon has details.
Over at SF Scope, Sarah Stegall thinks that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has got it in for science fiction.
As usual we rely on Joe Gordon for the more in-depth coverage. We’d offer him a job here, but we can’t afford to pay him except in name checks and links. Anyway, congratulations to the late Heath Ledger and the Pixar crew. We suspect that both of those films will turn up on the Hugo [...]
Wow, genre movies almost failed to be bad last year. Thank goodness for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which won Worst Prequel/Remake/Rip-off or Sequel. Joe Gordon has the lowdown on the rest of the Razzie results.
The UK’s major film and television awards took place this evening. We confess that we didn’t watch. (Actually your editors were calling each other on Skype at the time.) However, Joe Gordon has been his usual reliable self. Here are the highlights: Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger (Dark Knight) Best Animated Film: WALL-E Best Short [...]
Poor little WALL-E got his butt well and truly drop-kicked by the Kung Fu Panda. Sci Fi Wire has a report.
The awards continue to pour in for Dark Knight. Sci Fi Wire has a report.
Science fiction films are starting to sweep up top honors these days, but the genre also still produces its fair share of clunkers. Sci Fi Wire has the details of the Razzie nominees.
The Golden Globes were announced tonight. Kit Hawkins of SF Scope was watching and has a report.
More helpful commentary from Joe Gordon. This time it is the Critic’s Choice Awards.
Yes, more movie stuff. Thanks to Mike Kennedy for alerting us, and to SF Scope for highlighting the genre winners.
More mainstream movie industry awards. As ever, Joe Gordon has the genre angle.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association clearly loves genre movies as they voted Wall-E their #1 film of the year, with Dark Knight second. Joe Gordon has details. Genre representation in the Golden Globes is much harder for find, but SF Scope has been digging and has found a few nominations to cheer for.
The International Animated Film Society has released the nominations for their Annie Awards. As usual, Joe Gordon has a round-up of genre-related entries.
The Satellite Awards (we have discovered) are given by the International Press Academy for outstanding achievement in film, television and new media. This year’s nominees were announced over the weekend. As usual the reliable Joe Gordon has a list of genre titles that have made the lists.
This year’s International Emmy Award nominees have been announced (thanks Joe). You can find the full list here. As the nominees come from all over the world we don’t know what many of them are about, but we did notice nods for Shaun the Sheep and Life on Mars.
The main Emmy Awards are due at the weekend, but the Emmys for Creative Arts have already been announced. The ever-reliable Mr. Gordon has details of genre-related winners.