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'Gravity' Wins Big at Saturn Awards

27 Jun, 2014 By: John Latchem


‘Her,’ ‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ Also Earn Major Honors


The outer space thriller Gravity was the top winner of the 40th annual Saturn Awards, presented June 26 in Burbank, Calif., by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.

Gravity, available on home video from Warner Bros., won five trophies, including Best Science-Fiction Film, Best Actress for Sandra Bullock, Best Director for Alfonso Cuarón, Best Editing and Best Special/Visual Effects.

Marvel’s Iron Man 3 (on disc from Disney) and Warner’s Her each won three awards. Iron Man 3 earned Best Actor for Robert Downey Jr., Best Supporting Actor for Ben Kingsley, and it received the inaugural award for Best Comic-to-Film Motion Picture.

Her won Best Fantasy Film, Best Writing for Spike Jonze, and Best Supporting Actress for Scarlett Johansson.

The indie thriller Big Bad Wolves, on disc from Magnolia, won two trophies: Best Music and Best International Film.

In the TV categories, “The Walking Dead” and “Breaking Bad” led the way with three awards each, while “Hannibal” earned two.

“Walking Dead,” the fourth season of which comes to disc Aug. 26 from Anchor Bay, won for Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series, Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series for Melissa McBride and Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series for Chandler Riggs.

“Breaking Bad,” available on disc from Sony Pictures, won Best Presentation of a Lmited Run Series, Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series for Aaron Paul and Best Guest Star in a Television Series for Robert Forster.

“Hannibal,” available on disc from Lionsgate, won Best Actor in a Television Series for Mads Mikkelsen and Best Network Television Series Release (tied with NBC’s “Revolution,” the second season of which comes to disc Aug. 19 from Warner).

In addition, “Hannibal” producer Bryan Fuller received the Dan Curtis Legacy Award.

The Life Career Award was presented to Malcolm McDowell, star of such films as A Clockwork Orange, Time After Time and Star Trek: Generations.

In the dedicated home video categories, Epic Pictures’ Big Ass Spider won for Best DVD/BD Release; Anchor Bay’s Halloween: 35th Anniversary Edition won Best DVD/BD Classic Film Release; Universal’s Chucky: The Complete Collection won Best DVD/BD Collection Release; and the Blu-rays for the third, fourth and fifth seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation, from Paramount and CBS Home Entertainment, won Best DVD/BD Television Series release.

For a complete list of winners, visit SaturnAwards.org.

2014 Saturn Award Winners

   

FILM

 

 

 

 

Title

Wins

Categories

Studio

Home Video

12 Years a Slave

1

Best Independent Film

Fox

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Big Bad Wolves

2

Best International Film; Best Music

Magnolia

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Carrie

1

Best Performance by a Younger Actor — Chloë Grace Moretz

Fox/MGM

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

The Conjuring

1

Best Horror Film

Warner

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Fast & Furious 6

1

Best Action/Adventure Film

Universal

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Frozen

1

Best Animated Film

Disney

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Gravity

5

Best Science-Fiction Film; Best Actress — Sandra Bullock; Best Director — Alfonso Cuaron; Best Editing; Best Special/Visual Effects

Warner

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Her

3

Best Fantasy Film; Best Supporting Actress — Scarlett Johansson; Best Writing — Spike Jonze

Warner

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

1

Best Production Design

Warner

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

1

Best Costumes

Lionsgate

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Iron Man 3

3

Best Comic-to Film Motion Picture; Best Actor – Robert Downey Jr.; Best Supporting Actor — Ben Kingsley

Disney

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Prisoners

1

Best Makeup

Warner

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

World War Z

1

Best Thriller Film

Paramount

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

         

TELEVISION

 

 

 

 

Title

Wins

Categories

Studio

Home Video

"Bates Motel"

1

Best Actress — Vera Farmiga

Universal

Season 1 available on DVD and Blu-ray

"Breaking Bad"

3

Best Limited-Run Series; Best Supporting Actor — Aaron Paul; Best Guest Star — Robert Forster

Sony Pictures

Complete Series Available on DVD and Blu-ray

"Hannibal"

2

Best Network Series; Best Actor — Mads Mikkelsen

Lionsgate

Season 1 available on DVD and Blu-ray

"Revolution"

1

Best Network Series

Warner

Season 2 available on DVD and Blu-ray Aug. 19

"Teen Wolf"

1

Best Young-Oriented Series

Fox/MGM

Season 3 available on DVD

"The Walking Dead"

3

Best Syndicated/Cable Series; Best Supporting Actress — Melissa McBride; Best Younger Actor — Chandler Riggs

Anchor Bay

Season 4 available on DVD and Blu-ray Aug. 26

         

HOME VIDEO

 

 

 

 

Title

Wins

Categories

Studio

Home Video

Big Ass Spider

1

Best DVD/BD Release

Epic Pictures

Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Chucky: The Complete Collection

1

Best DVD/BD Collection Release

Universal

Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Halloween: 35th Anniversary Edition

1

Best DVD/BD Classic Film Release

Anchor Bay

Available on Blu-ray

Star Trek: The Next Generation — Seasons 3, 4 & 5

1

Best DVD/BD Television Series Release

Paramount/CBS

Available on Blu-ray

 


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