“Dark Knight,” “Battlestar” Win Big at Saturn Awards

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“The Dark Knight” and “Battlestar Galactica” were the big winners at the 35th Saturn Awards.

Last summer’s blockbuster took home five awards including best action/adventure/thriller film, best writing (Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan), best supporting actor (Heath Ledger), best music (Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard) and best special effects.

On TV, “Battlestar Galactica” won three awards: best actor on television (Edward James Olmos), best actress on television (Mary McDonnell) and best syndicated/cable television series. Dexter won two acting awards, for Jennifer Carpenter for best supporting actress on television and Jimmy Smits for guest-starring role on television.

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films sponsored the awards at The Castaway in Burbank, Calif. The full list of winners is below.

Science Fiction Film:
“Iron Man”

Fantasy Film:
“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

Horror Film:
“Hellboy II: The Golden Army”

Action/Adventure/Thriller Film:
“The Dark Knight”

Actor:
Robert Downey, Jr. (“Iron Man”)

Actress:
Angelina Jolie (“Changeling”)

Supporting Actor:
Heath Ledger (“The Dark Knight”)

Supporting Actress:
Tilda Swinton (“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”)

Performance by a Younger Actor:
Jaden Christopher Smith (“The Day the Earth Stood Still”)

Director:
Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”)

Writer:
Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan (“The Dark Knight”)

Music:
Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard (“The Dark Knight”)

Costume:
Mary Zophres (“Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”)

Make-Up:
Greg Cannom (“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”)

Special Effects:
Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Timothy Webber, Paul J. Franklin (“The Dark Knight”)

International Film:
“Let the Right One In”

Animated Film:
“Wall-E”

Television Series:
“Lost”

Syndicated/Cable Television Series:
“Battlestar Galactica”

Presentation on Television:
“The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice”

Actor on Television:
Edward James Olmos (“Battlestar Galactica”)

Actress on Television:
Mary McDonnell (“Battlestar Galactica”)

Supporting Actor on Television:
Adrian Pasdar (“Heroes”)

Supporting Actress on Televison:
Jennifer Carpenter (“Dexter”)

Guest Starring Role on Television:
Jimmy Smits (“Dexter”)

DVD Release:
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer”

DVD Special Edition Release:
Stephen King’s The Mist” – 2 disc Special Edition

DVD Classic Film Release:
“Psycho” – Universal Legacy Series

DVD Collection:
“The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration”

Series on DVD:
“Moonlight”

Retro Series on DVD:
“The Invaders”

The Life Career Award:
Lance Henriksen

The Lifetime Achievement Award:
Leonard Nimoy

The Visionary Award:
Jeffrey Katzenberg

Comments

  1. Not that surprised that Jennifer Carpenter did not win for supporting actress. Dexter as a show is quite simply the best, most thrilling & captivating show on TV right now. But JC and her character, Deb, need some work.

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