And the nominations go to….

Ahh. It’s that time of year! Love ’em or hate ’em, awards are handed out for the high’s and lows’. And scanning through the awards lists, genre films have scored some award nominations. We’re sure there are other films nominated, but do we really care?

The Oscars
Best Original Screenplay – Pan’s Labyrinth
Best Adapted Screenplay – Children of Men
Best Foreign Language Film – Pan’s Labyrinth
Best Art Direction – Pan’s Labyrinth, Pirates of the Caribbean 2, The Prestige
Best Cinematography – Children of Men, The Illusionist, Pan’s Labyrinth, The Prestige
Best Film Editing – Children of Men
Best Makeup – Pan’s Labyrinth
Best Original Score – Pan’s Labyrinth (Editor’s Note: No John Williams?!)
Best Sound Editing – Pirates of the Caribbean 2
Best Sound Mixing – Pirates of the Caribbean 2
Best Visual Effects – Pirates of the Caribbean 2, Poseiden, Superman Returns

The Razzies
Worst Picture – BloodRayne, Lady in the Water, Wicker Man
Worst Actor – Nicholas Cage, Wicker Man
Worst Actress – Kristanna Loken, BloodRayne
Worst Supporting Actor – Ben Kingsley, BloodRayne; M. Night Shyamalan, Lady in the Water; David Thewliss, The Omen
Worst Supporting Actress – Kate Bosworth, Superman Returns; Michelle Rodriguez, BloodRayne
Worst Screen Couple – Nicolas Cage & His Bear Suit, Wicker Man
Worst Remake – Wicker Man
Worst Director – BloodRayne, Lady in the Water
Worst Screenplay – BloodRayne, Lady in the Water

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