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2009 Saturn Award Winners

Dark Knight, Battlestar Galactica Win at the 2009 Saturn Awards


It's that time of year again! The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films handed out the Saturn Awards last night to honor the best actors, movies, and TV shows in these genres. It's a lot for one awards show to cover, but these awards honored some great entertainment that doesn't always get mainstream attention.

Of course, some blockbusters got recognized, too: The Dark Knight took home lots of awards, including another honor for the late Heath Ledger. Iron Man also did very well, with Robert Downey Jr. nabbing the award for best actor and Jon Favreau for director. I love that even the little vampire movie Let the Right One In scored an award. Battlestar Galactica made a splash in the television categories, winning three awards.

To check out the full list of winners, just

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BEST SCI-FI FILM
Iron Man

BEST FANTASY FILM
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

BEST HORROR FILM
Hellboy II: The Golden Army

ACTION/ADVENTURE/THRILLER FILM
The Dark Knight

BEST ACTOR
Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man)

BEST ACTRESS
Angelina Jolie (Changeling)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Tilda Swinton (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A YOUNG ACTOR
Jaden Christopher Smith (The Day the Earth Stood Still)

BEST DIRECTOR
Jon Favreau (Iron Man)

BEST WRITER
Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan (The Dark Knight)

BEST MUSIC
Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard (The Dark Knight)

BEST COSTUME
Mary Zophres (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)

BEST MAKE-UP
Greg Cannom (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Timothy Webber, Paul J. Franklin (The Dark Knight)

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
Let the Right One In

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Wall-E

BEST TELEVISION SERIES
Lost

SYNDICATED / CABLE TELEVISION SERIES
Battlestar Galactica

BEST PRESENTATION ON TELEVISION
The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice

BEST ACTOR ON TELEVISION
Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica)

BEST ACTRESS ON TELEVISION
Mary McDonnell (Battlestar Galactica)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR ON TELEVISION
Adrian Pasdar (Heroes)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS ON TELEVISION
Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter)

GUESS ROLE ON TELEVISION
Jimmy Smits (Dexter)

BEST DVD RELEASE
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer

BEST DVD SPECIAL ADDITION
Stephen King's The Mist (two-disc special edition)

BEST DVD CLASSIC RELEASE
Psycho (Universal Legacy Series)

BEST DVD COLLECTION
The Godfather —The Coppola Restoration

LIFE CAREER AWARD
Lance Henriksen

LIFETIME ACHIEVMENT
Leonard Nimoy

THE VISIONARY AWARD
Jeffrey Katzenberg

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