Category Archives: Awards

2017 Oscar Round-Up

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?

2017 Academy Award Nominess

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.

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2016 Nebula Awards

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:

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