Awards season may have come and gone, but sci-fi fans still have something to look forward to with today's announcement of the Saturn Award nominees.
The awards, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, recognize excellence in these genres, which are often underrepresented at other awards shows.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, this year's big movie contenders are "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2," "Hugo
," tied with 10 nominations each.
A number of the movies scoring big have been commercial successes but have not received awards show love, including J.J. Abrams
' $260-million grossing monster hit "Super 8
," which nabbed eight nominations, and "Captain America: The First Avenger
," which earned nearly $400 million worldwide, coming in with six.
One of the most surprising cross-genre hits is Woody Allen
's romantic comedy "Midnight in Paris
," which took home the award for Best Original Screenplay at Sunday's Oscars, in