May 22, 2017
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America awarded the Nebula Awards in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend. Charlie Jane Anders’ All the Birds in the Sky (Tor; Titan) took Best Novel (we’ll be reviewing that one shortly– we’re a bit behind), while Arrival received the Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation. The other awards are listed below:
February 27, 2017
For genre films it was (yet again) a quiet night:
- Arrival – Sound Editing
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Costume Design
- The Jungle Book – Visual Effects
- Piper – Animated Short Film
- Suicide Squad – Makeup and Hairstyling
- Zootopia – Animated Feature Film
Which genre films did you think got what they deserved? Which were snubbed?
January 24, 2017
The nominees for the films that came out in 2016 are up. As usual, genre films are passed over, but at least Arrival seems to have caught the Academy’s attention for some of the major awards. While not genre, per se, Hidden Figures is definitely a geek-friendly movie and highly recommended by the Bureau staff.
September 5, 2016
August 21, 2016
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May 14, 2016
The 2016 Nebulas were awarded tonight at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. Female authors dominate this year’s awards, which include, as always, several works also nominated for Hugos. In a year that saw many strong SF movies, the Bradbury winner might surprise some people, and delight others.
The winners are:
April 26, 2016
Here are this year’s nominees.
I was hoping that last year’s kerfuffle would bring some changes to the process. I was wrong. Some of the titles (and authors) nominated are repugnant and represent the very worst in fandom.