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'Star Wars' Cleans Up at Saturn Awards

23 Jun, 2016 By: John Latchem



Disney's Star Wars: The Force Awakens dominated the 42nd Annual Saturn Awards June 22, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films to recognize achievement in genre entertainment in film, television and home video.

The latest "Star Wars" film won eight trophies including Best Science-Fiction Film, Best Actor for Harrison Ford, Best Supporting Actor for Adam Driver, and Best Music for John Williams.

The top television winner was "The Walking Dead," which won three awards, including Best Horror Television Series.

Other multiple award winners included three for Universal's Crimson Peak, which won Best Horror Film; two for "Hannibal," which won Best Action/Thriller Television Series; and two for "Outlander," which won Best Fantasy Television Series.

Among the home video categories, Best DVD/BD Release went to Burying The Ex (Image); Best DVD/BD Classic Film Release went to Miracle Mile (Kino Lorber); Best DVD/BD Collection Release went to The Frank Darabont Collection (Warner); Best DVD/BD Television Series Release went to The X-Files: Collector's Set (Fox); and Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release went to X-Men: Days of Future Past — The Rogue Cut (Fox).

Marvel's "Daredevil," which streams on Netflix, won Best New Media Television Series for its second season.

Saturn Award Winners on Home Video

 
Title Categories Home Video Distributor
Ant-Man Best Comic-to-Film Motion Picture Disney/Marvel
Ash vs. Evil Dead Best Actor on Television: Bruce Campbell Anchor Bay
Avengers: Age of Ultron Best Costumes: Alexandra Byrne Disney/Marvel
Bridge of Spies Best Thriller Film Disney/DreamWorks
Burying The Ex Best DVD/BD Release Image
Cinderella Best Fantasy Film Disney
Continuum Best Science-Fiction Television Series Universal
Crimson Peak Best Horror Film; Best Supporting Actress in a Film: Jessica Chastain; Best Production Design: Thomas E. Sanders;  Universal
Doctor Who: The Husbands of River Song Best Television Presentation BBC
The Flash Best Superhero Adaptation Television Series Warner
The Frank Darabont Collection Best DVD/BD Collection Release Warner
Furious 7 Best Action/Adventure Film Universal
Hannibal Best Action/Thriller Television Series; Best Supporting Actor on Television: Richard Armitage Lionsgate
Haven Best Guest Star on Television: William Shatner eOne
Inside Out Best Animated Film Disney
Jurassic World Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Ty Simpkins Universal
Mad Max: Fury Road Best Actress in a Film: Charlize Theron Warner
The Martian Best Director: Ridley Scott Fox
Marvel's Daredevil Best New Media Television Series Disney/Marvel/Netflix
Miracle Mile Best DVD/BD Classic Film Release Kino Lorber
Outlander Best Fantasy Television Series; Best Actress on Television: Caitriona Balfe Sony Pictures
Room Best Independent Film Release Lionsgate
Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens Best Science-Fiction Film; Best Actor in a Film: Harrison Ford; Best Supporting Actor in a Film: Adam Driver; Best Writing: Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt; Best Music: John Williams; Best Editing: Maryann Brandon, Mary Jo Markey; Best Special Effects: Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan, Chris Corbould; Best Make-Up: Neal Scanlan Disney/Lucasfilm
Turbo Kid Best International Film Release Epic
The Walking Dead Best Horror Television Series; Best Supporting Actress on Television: Danai Gurira; Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Chandler Riggs Anchor Bay
The X-Files: Collector's Set Best DVD/BD Television Series Release Fox
X-Men: Days of Future Past — The Rogue Cut Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release Fox
     
For a complete list of winners visit SaturnAwards.org  

 


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