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Fringe, Apes and Super 8 triumph at Saturns


Rise of the Planet of the Apes and J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 both scored three trophies at the annual Saturn Awards, given by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, which were presented last night, while Fringe took home two in the television categories.

Apes was hailed as the Best SF Film, with Andy Serkis’ performance as Caesar and the entire Special Effects team also winning awards. Super 8 had the Best Performance by a Younger Actor (Joel Courtney), as well as Best Director (Abrams) and Best Music (Michael Giacchino).

Anna Torv’s work as the two Olivias on Fringe was rewarded with Best TV Actress, and the show was the Best Network TV series.

Best Fantasy Film was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2, and Best Animated went to Puss in Boots.

According to Academy president Robert Holguin: “In one of the most rewarding years ever for genre…

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Author of science fiction novels Orbital Kin and Minerva Century-also horror, literary fiction, many short stories and screenplays. Always reading, writing, watching films, playing guitar/bass, and am a husband with a coffee addiction. New horror novel due for 2017. This is my blog, offshoot from my website. It will be where I post current thoughts, opinions, views, reviews, or discussions about contemporary film, movies, books, video games, television series mostly in the horror, science fiction, fantasy and their sub-genre offshoots. The entertainment not in the mainstream (for the most part) and proud of it. Also follow me on twitter- @ParsonsFiction, and facebook - James E Parsons

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