March 9, 2021

A Vaccination Story

A Vaccination Story

On the sci-fi edition, Thomas tells of his reaction to CoVid shot #2, The Voyager Documentary makes a killing, The Bad Batch has a date at Disney and Where to Put Robocop's statue?  All That and More on the SciFi edition of Multiverse Tonight!

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Tonight! The Voyager Documentary makes bank, The Bad Batch is coming soon and where to put a tribute to RoboCop. All that and more on the SciFi Edition of Multiverse Tonight!

Welcome to Episode 116. I got my second Covid 19 vaccination.

Well we just passed six years since Leonard Nimoy’s passing from COPD. To honor Leonard, his family have announced that they will be sharing never before seen photos as digital trading cards. The cards, from WAX Blockchain, will feature intimate photos of Leonard’s family life and career. The first series of cards will feature 255 unique cards in six different rarities. His daughter Julie  said about the release quote “Dad was passionate about photography and he loved technology,” says Julie. “My husband David and I are thrilled to be partnering with WAX Blockchain! It’s absolutely the ‘logical’ place to share some intimate photos chronicling my father’s life and legacy! One of my most treasured photos was taken at his vacation beach home in Malibu, California –shortly before he passed away on February 27 2015- this was the last photo of us taken together. As WAX Blockchain is forever, our hope is that future generations will remember and appreciate him not only as Mr. Spock from Star Trek but also as a loving family man and a wonderful friend who had many passions and interests.” unquote There will be two pack sizes for sale: a 10 pack for 9.99 and a 30 pack for 24.99. They got for sale of March 25th at Noon Eastern Standard Time.

The Star Trek Voyager Documentary has launched a crowdfunding campaign and they were fully funded in about six hours after launch. 455 Studios launched the campaign which was originally going to get going last year for Voyager;s twenty fifth anniversary. . As with any crowdfunding campaign, this one is offering unique rewards to backers. They include:

"Worlds of the Delta Quadrant" Postcards 8-pack

Fansets Officially Licensed Lapel Pins

Voyager Doc Shirts

Zoom Virtual Experiences

Away Missions (trips to Star Trek filming locations and opportunities to meet cast members)

The Voyager Doc Swag Bag

Star Trek Lower Decks will be coming to Blu-ray this May. THe first season will have a standard and steelbook release. The show will have the first season as well as features like Lower Decktionary which looks at the music, art design, animation and more. There will also be interviews with the cast, deleted and extended scenes and a look at the series Easter Eggs. Season Two is currently in production.

Star Trek Prodigy will now premiere on Paramount Plus instead of being an exclusive for Nickelodeon, the  ten episode animated series from Kevin and Dan Hageman will premiere later this year adn than air on Nickelodeon. This is part of Paramount Plus' strategy of having every Star Trek ever as a centerpiece for the streaming service. Paramount Plus programming chief Julie McNamara told Variety quote “It does speak to having a franchise that is unique to Paramount Plus, and we’re very excited about that,” Paramount Plus programming chief Julie McNamara tells Variety. “There is a kind of franchise strategy, which is the notion that if you execute new versions of this really strong IP that you have well, you’re going to drive people across the paywall.” unquote Paramount Plus will lower the current price for CBS All Access, launching in March with a price of $4.99 for the ad supported version, that’s a dollar less than it is currently and 9.99 for the premium commercial free tier. It should be noted that the 4.99 plan won’t come with access to local CBS station, however if that’s something you want to keep, they have assured subscribers that current subscribers will be grandfathered in, so you can keep access to your local CBS station programming.

Kalinda Vaqquez has been tapped by Paramount Pictures to write a Star Trek movie. Vazquez has written on Star Trek Discovery and was a co executive producer on Fear the Walking Dead. The movie will still be produced by JJ Abrams Bad Robot. No timeline for the movie has been given.

Star Wars

Game of Thrones star Indira Varma is joing the cast of Disney plus’ Obi Wan Kenmobi series. The details of Varmas’s characgter are still unknown, much like the plot details, but we do known that Haden Christensen will be back as Darth Vader adn Wean McGregor will of course, be Obi Wan.

Disney is getting closer to opening the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser hotel, the Walt Disney Company has put up a listing for a "Hotel Services Director - Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser", the job description reads quote "Disney is searching for a seasoned hotelier with senior leadership hospitality experience on land or at sea to serve as Hotel Services Director for our new Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser. As a Hotel Services Director you will lead and implement a unique immersive two-night experience aligned with our Star Wars franchise. A passion for bringing ideas to life, creativity, value a non-traditional work environment, and balance traditional hotel experience with immersive entertainment are all important traits you will need to have to be successful in this role." unquote The Galactic Star cruiser is a special two day and night experience that will allow guest to have an even more experience when visiting Star Wars Galaxy’s edge, people “on board” will look out their windows and see not the park but the ship traveling at hyper space and take part in a multi day story with the crew, other passengers and familiar Star Wars characters. It is supposed to open later this year.

The followup to Star Wars The Clone Wars, Star Wars The Bad Batch has a released date on Disney Plus, The premiere will be on Star Wars Day, this May Fourth, a year after the Clone Wars ended. The series takes place in the intervening years between the prequels and the original trilogy and has Ming Na Wen voicing Fennec Shand. The Bad Batch are an elite group of experimental clones, each possessing a unique special skill, after the Clone Wars, the now band of mercenaries must find their own purpose in the Galaxy.

The Visual Effects Society has announced thier award nominations and The Mandalorian has recieved a whopping thirteen of them.

Also up for awards are Star Trek Disovery, Disney’s animated movies Soul and Onward, Lovecraft Country, The Witches, Cyberpucnk 2077, Brave New World, Bloodshot, The Last of Us Part II and many more. I’ll include a list of nominees in the show notes.  


Brad Parker

Roma Van Den Bergh

Eric Guaglione

Carlos Monzon

Stefano Pepin


Ivan Moran

Leslie Hough

Joao Sita

Matthew Twyford

Yves Debono


Andrew Jackson

Mike Chambers

Andrew Lockley

David Lee

Scott Fisher


Matt Kasmir

Greg Baxter

Chris Lawrence

Max Solomon

David Watkins


Kevin Baillie

Sandra Scott

Sean Konrad

Glenn Melenhorst

Mark Holt

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature


Randall Balsmeyer

James Cooper

Watcharachai “Sam” Panichsuk


Marko Forker

Lynzi Grant

Craig Wentworth

Olivier Sarda


Wei Zheng

Peter Mavromates

Simon Carr

James Pastorius


Roni Rodrigues

Dayaliyah Lopez

Ian Fellows

Andrew Morley

Brandon K. McLaughlin


Ryan Laney

Eugen Bräunig

Maxwell Anderson

Johnny Han

Piers Dennis

Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature


Dan Scanlon

Kori Rae

Sanjay Bakshi

Vincent Serritella


Glen Keane

Gennie Rim

Céline Desrumaux

David Alexander Smith


Pete Docter

Dana Murray

Michael Fong

Bill Watral


Joel Crawford

Mark Swift, PGA

Betsy Nofsinger

Jakob Hjort Jensen


Walt Dohrn

Gina Shay, PGA

Kendal Cronkhite-Shaindlin

Matt Baer

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode


Kevin Blank

Robin Griffin

Pietro Ponti

Francois Dumoulin


Jason Michael Zimmerman

Aleksandra Kochoska

Ante Dekovic

Ivan Kondrup Jensen


Joe Bauer

Abbigail Keller

Hal Hickel

Richard Bluff

Roy Cancino


Rich McBride

Leslie Lerman

Nicolas Chevallier

Anders Beer

Tony Lazarowich

WESTWORLD; Crisis Theory

Jay Worth

Elizabeth Castro

Bruce Branit

Joe Wehmeyer

Mark Byers

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode


Eric Pascarelli

Keith Kolder

Ariel Altman


Janelle Croshaw

Kaylie Whitcher

Leonardo Silva

Zena Bielewicz

Michael Innanen


Ariel Altman

Rae Welty

Caius Wong

Carl Fong

THE CROWN; Gold Stick

Ben Turner

Reece Ewing

Andrew Scrase

Jonathan Wood

VIKINGS; Best Laid Plans

Dominic Remane

Bill Halliday

Tom Morrison

Ovidiu Cinazan

Paul Byrne

WARRIOR; Learn to Endure, Or Hire a Bodyguard

Jonathan Alenskas

Leah Orsini

Nate Overstrom

David Eschrich

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Real-Time Project


Raphael Lacoste

Jean-Sebastien Guay

Virginie Cinq-Mars

Thierry Beaumont


Jakub Knapik

Małgorzata Mitręga

Piotr Suchodolski

Krzysztof Krzyścin


Jason Connell

Matt Vainio

Jasmin Patry

Joanna Wang


Gavin Goulden

Jess Reed

Bryanna Lindsey

Mike Yosh


Neil Druckmann

Eben Cook

Erick Pangilinan

John Sweeney

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial

ARM & HAMMER; Once Upon a Time

Kiril Mirkov

Solomon Tiigah

Vanessa Duquesnay

Prashanth Paramasivam

BURBERRY; Singin’ In The Rain

Fabian Frank

Ryan Hancocks

Rob Richardson

Alex Lovejoy

HORNBACH; It Seems Impossible Until You Do It

Ben Cronin

Tomek Zietkiewicz

Amir Bazzazi

Bruno Fukumothi


Diarmid Harrison-Murray

Tom Igglesden

Alex Gabucci

Tom Raynor

WALMART; Famous Visitors

Chris “Badger” Knight

Lori Talley

Yarin Mares

Matt Fuller

XBOX; Us Dreamers

Dan Seddon

Elexis Stearn

Fabian Frank

Zhenya Vladi

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project


Antoine Durr

Jini Durr

Bert Poole

Neishaw Ali


Salvador Zalvidea

Tracey Gibbons

George Allan

Matthías Bjarnason

Scott Smith


Ryan Donoghue

Becky Train

Blaine Kennison

Nick da Silva

Corban Prim


Aruna Inversin

Peter Nelson

Kevin Williams

Sean Kealey

Outstanding Animated Character in a Photoreal Feature


Claudius Urban

Sebastian Badea

Dorian Knapp

Ruth Wiegand


Eric Guaglione

Shuchi Singhal

Adrien Annesley

Mahmoud Ellithy


Valentina Rosselli

Thomas Huizer

Andrea De Martis

William Bell


Jye Skinn

Sarah Fuller

Marco Iannaccone

Fredrik Sundqvist

Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature

ONWARD; Dad Pants

Kristopher Campbell

Jonas Jarvers

Rob Jensen

Jacob Kuenzel


Siggi Orri Thorhannesson

Hyesook Kim

Javier Solsona

Alan Chen

SOUL; Terry

Jonathan Hoffman

Jonathan Page

Peter Tieryas

Ron Zorman


Jacques Daigle

Guillaume Dufief

Adrien Montero

Liam Hill

Outstanding Animated Character in an Episode or Real-Time Project

THE CROWN; The Balmoral test; Imperial Stag

Ahmed Gharraph

Ross Burgess

Gabriela Ruch Salmeron

Joel Best

THE MANDALORIAN; The Jedi; The Child

John Rosengrant

Peter Clarke

Scott Patton

Hal Hickel

THE MANDALORIAN; The Marshal; Krayt Dragon

Paul Kavanagh

Zaini Mohamed Jalani

Michal Kriukow

Nihal Friedel

TIMMY FAILURE; Mistakes Were Made; Total

Maxime Masse

Hennadii Prykhodko

Luc Girard

Sophie Burie

Outstanding Animated Character in a Commercial

AFK ARENA; Toilet; Uzgahk

Chloe Dawe

Brad Noble

Tim van Hussen

Simon Legrand

ARM & HAMMER; Once Upon a Time; Tuxedo Tom

Shiny Rajan

Silvia Bartoli

Matias Heker

Tiago Dias Mota

FAR CRY; Legacy; Anton

Maxime Luere

Leon Berelle

Rémi Kozyra

Dominique Boidin


Maxime Luere

Leon Berelle

Rémi Kozyra

Dominique Boidin

TK MAXX; The Lil Goat

Kiril Mirkov

Silvia Bartoli

Chris Welsby

David Bryan

Outstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal Feature

BLOODSHOT: Neuralspace

Arnaud Brisebois

Patrick Bacon

Dawid Borkiewicz

Gérôme Viavant

MULAN; Imperial City

Jeremy Fort

Matt Fitzgerald

Ben Walker

Adrian Vercoe

THE EIGHT HUNDRED; 1937 Shanghai Downtown

Stefano Cieri

Aaron Auty

Simon Carlile

Patrick Zentis

THE EIGHT HUNDRED; Shanghai Warehouse District

Jamie Macdougall

Julian Hutchens

Mark Honer

David Pekarek

Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature

ONWARD; Swamp Gas

Eric Andraos

Laura Grieve

Nick Pitera

Michael Rutter

SOUL; You Seminar

Hosuk Chang

Sungyeon Joh

Peter Roe

Frank Tai


Luke Heathcock

Zachary Glynn

Marina Ilic

Michael Trull

TROLLS WORLD TOUR; Volcano Rock City

Brian LaFrance

Sara Cembalisty

Christopher Sprunger

Ruben Perez

Outstanding Created Environment in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project


Guy Williams

Justin Gros-Désir

Markus Sterner

Ryan Clarke

CYBERPUNK 2077; Night City

Jakub Knapik

Lucjan Więcek


Patrice Poissant

Pauline Lavelle

Mohamed Abdou Elhakim

Alan Lam

THE MANDALORIAN; The Believer; Morak Jungle

Enrico Damm

Johanes Kurnia

Phi Tran

Tong Tran

THE MANDALORIAN; The Siege; Nevarro Canyon

Kevin George

Aaron Barr

Piotr Tatar

Abel Milanés Betancourt

Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a CG Project

GHOST OF TSUSHIMA; A Storm is Coming

Aladino Debert

Matt Dougan

Eric Beaver

David Liu


Matt Aspbury

Ian Megibben


Richard Bluff

Matt Jensen

Chris Williams

Landis Fields IV


Dave Crispino

Kyle Winkelman

Paul Kavanagh

Jose Burgos

Outstanding Model in a Photoreal or Animated Project


Jay Machado

Enrico Damm

Gerald Blaise

Ryan Church

THE MANDALORIAN; The Rescue; Light Cruiser

John Knoll

John Goodson

Dan Patrascu

Rene Garcia


Michael Balthazart

Jonathan Opgenhaffen

John-Peter Li

Simon Aluze

THE WITCHES; Rollercoaster

Jared Michael

Peter Dominik

Sylvain Lesaint

Emily Tilson

Outstanding Effects Simulations in a Photoreal Feature


Omar Meradi

Jeremy Poupin

Sylvain Robert

Deak Ferrand


Mike Nixon

Nicholas Papworth

Jeremy Smith

Yashdeep Sawant


Vimal Mallireddy

Warren Lawtey

Tom O’Bready

Dominik Haase


Theo Vandernoot

Sandra Balej

James Carson

Yuri Rudakov


Yin Lai Jimmy Leung

Jonathan Edward Lyddon-Towl

Pierpaolo Navarini

Michelle Lee

Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Animated Feature


Dave Hale

Jonah Blue Laird

Stephen Marshall

Ricardo Nadu


Ian Farnsworth

Brian Casper

Reinhold Rittinger

Jennifer Lasrado


Alexis Angelidis

Keith Daniel Klohn

Aimei Kutt

Melissa Tseng


Stephen Wood

Carl Hooper

Spencer Knapp

Nick Augello


Helén Ahlberg

Kyle McQueen

Russell Smith

Raehyeon Kim

Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project

LOVECRAFT COUNTRY; Strange Case; Chrysalis

Federica Foresti

Johan Gabrielsson

Hugo Medda

Andreas Krieg


Tom Raynor

Andreu Lucio

Martin Aufinger

Platon Filimonov

TALES FROM THE LOOP; Loretta’s House

Dominik Kirouac

Gaël Chopin

Sylvain Nouveau

Laurent Pancaccini

THE MANDALORIAN; The Marshal; Krayt Dragon

HuaiYuan Teh

Don Wong

Mathieu Chardonnet

Prashanth Bhagavan

Outstanding Compositing in a Feature


Chris Gooch

Tiago Santos

Stu Bruzek

Sneha Amin


Christoph Salzmann

Beck Veitch

Joerg Bruemmer

Indah Maretha


Russell Horth

Matthew Patience

Julien Rousseau


Sreejith Venugopalan

Ruslan Borysov

Susil Sabat

Andreas Andersson

Outstanding Compositing in an Episode

LOVECRAFT COUNTRY; Strange Case; Chrysalis

Viktor Andersson

Linus Lindblom

Mattias Sandelius

Crawford Reilly


Peter Demarest

Christopher Balog

Shawn Mason

David Wahlberg


Nicolas Caillier

Simon Rafin

SiangKee Poh

Simon Marinof


TC Harrison

Tami Carter

Jaume Creus Costabella

Shane Davidson

Outstanding Compositing in a Commercial

BURBERRY; Singin’ In the Rain

Alex Lovejoy

Mithun Alex

David Filipe

Amresh Kumar


Stéphane Pivron

Franck Lambertz

Harry Bardak

Christophe Courgeau


Alex Gabucci

Rebecca Clay

Alex Grey

Alex Kulikov

WALMART; Famous Visitors

Chris “Badger” Knight

Ben Smith

Jake Albers

Franz Kol

Outstanding Special (Practical) Effects in a Photoreal or Animated Project

FEAR THE WALKING DEAD; Bury Her Next to Jasper’s Leg

Frank Iudica

Scott Roark

Daniel J. Yates

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project


Valentin Soulard

François Brugalières

Nils Lemonnier

Yan Weitlauff


Cédric Moens de Hase

Benoit Paya

Charles Morhain

Mathilde Dallamaggiore


Adrian Meyer

Laura Messner


Antoine Dupriez

Hugo Caby

Lucas Lermytte

Zoé Devise


The Saturn Award Nominations are out.  Warner Bros is the studio on top with thirty four nominations, followed by Disney and Netflix. Tenet received nine and Doctor sleep got six on the movie side, Better Call Saul, Outlander and The Walking Dead topped the tv side with five noms each.

No official date for teh award ceremony other than later this year. I’ll go over some of the catergories, the entire list will be in the show notes.

Here are this year’s nominees:


Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Bloodshot (Sony Pictures)

Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)

The New Mutants (20th Century Films / Walt Disney Studios)

The Old Guard (Netflix)

Best Science Fiction Release

Ad Astra (Searchlight Pictures)

Gemini Man (Paramount Pictures)

Lucy in the Sky (Searchlight Pictures)

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd. / Walt Disney Studios)

Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Terminator: Dark Fate (Paramount Pictures)

Best Fantasy Film Release

Bill & Ted Face the Music (Orion Pictures)

Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony Pictures)

The Lion King (Walt Disney Studios)

Maleficent: The Mistress of Evil (Walt Disney Studios)

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)

Sonic the Hedgehog (Paramount Pictures)

The Witches (HBO Max)

Best Horror Film Release

Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Freaky (Universal Pictures)

The Invisible Man (Universal Pictures)

It Chapter Two (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Midsommar (A24)

Ready or Not (Searchlight Pictures)

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (CBS Films / Lionsgate)

Best Action/Adventure Film Release

1917 (Universal Pictures)

Bad Boys for Life (Columbia Pictures)

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Netflix)

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (Universal Pictures)

The Gentlemen (STX Films)

Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)

Best Thriller Film Release

Da Five Bloods (Netflix)

The Good Liar (Warner Bros. Pictures)

The Irishman (Netflix)

Knives Out (Lionsgate)

Mank (Netflix)

Uncut Gems (A24)

Best Actor in a Film

Daniel Craig

Knives Out (Lionsgate)

Delroy Lindo

Da Five Bloods (Netflix)

Ewan McGregor

Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Gary Oldman

Mank (Netflix)

Aaron Paul

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Netflix)

Joaquin Phoenix

Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)

John David Washington

Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Best Actress in a Film

Rebecca Ferguson

Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Yifei Liu

Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)

Elisabeth Moss

The Invisible Man (Universal Pictures)

Natalie Portman

Lucy in the Sky (Searchlight Pictures)

Daisy Ridley

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Margot Robbie

Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Charlize Theron

The Old Guard (Netflix)

Best Supporting Actor in a Film

Adam Driver

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd. /Walt Disney Studios)

Chris Evans

Knives Out (Lionsgate)

Bill Hader

It Chapter Two (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Ian McDiarmid

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd. /Walt Disney Studios)

Robert Pattinson

Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Donnie Yen

Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)

Best Supporting Actress in a Film

Zazie Beetz

Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Ellen Burstyn

Lucy in the Sky (Searchlight Pictures)

Jamie Lee Curtis

Knives Out (Lionsgate)

Ana De Armas

Knives Out (Lionsgate)

Linda Hamilton

Terminator: Dark Fate (Paramount Pictures)

Amanda Seyfried

Mank (Netflix)

Jurnee Smollett

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Film

Ella Jay Basco

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Julia Butters

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Sony Pictures)

Kyleigh Curran

Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Roman Griffin Davis

Jojo Rabbit (Searchlight Pictures)

Lexy Kolker

Freaks (Well Go USA)

JD McCrary

The Lion King (Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Director

J.J. Abrams Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Niki Caro

Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)

Mike Flanagan

Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Christopher Nolan

Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Gina Prince-Bythewood

The Old Guard (Netflix)

Quentin Tarantino

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)

Leigh Whannell

The Invisible Man (Universal Pictures)

Best Film Screenplay

Mike Flanagan

Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Lauren Hynek, Elizabeth Martin

Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)

Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin-won

Parasite (Neon)

Christopher Nolan

Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Todd Phillips, Scott Silver

Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Quentin Tarantino

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)

Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd. /Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Editing

Maryann Brandon, Stefan Grube

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Bob Ducsay

Knives Out (Lionsgate)

Mike Flanagan

Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Jennifer Lame

Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Fred Raskin

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)

Jinmo Yang

Parasite (Neon)

Best Film Production Design

Rick Carter, Kevin Jenkins

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Nathan Crowley

Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Mark Friedberg

Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Barbara Ling

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)

Patrick Tatopoulos

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Walt Disney Studios)

Ra Vincent

Jojo Rabbit (Searchlight Pictures)

Best Film Composer

Ludwig Goransson

Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Nathan Johnson

Knives Out (Lionsgate)

Jaeil Jung

Parasite (Neon)

Thomas Newman

1917 (Universal Pictures)

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross

Mank (Netflix)

John Williams

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Costume

Erin Benach

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Bina Daigeler

Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)

Michael Kaplan

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Arianne Phillips

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)

Mayes C. Rubeo

Jojo Rabbit (Searchlight Pictures)

Albert Wolsky

Ad Astra (Searchlight Pictures)

Best Film Make-Up

Bill Corso, Dennis Liddiard, Stephen Kelly, Bianca Appice

Bill & Ted Face the Music (Orion Pictures)

Robert Kurtzman, Bernadette Mazur

Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Shane Zander, Alec Gillis, Tom Woodruff Jr.

It Chapter Two (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Arjen Tuiten, David White

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Walt Disney Studios)

Norman Cabrera, Mike Hill, Mike Elizalde

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (CBS Films / Lionsgate)

Amanda Knight, Neal Scanlan

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Visual / Special Effects

Scott R. Fisher, Allen Maris

Ad Astra (Searchlight Pictures)

Mark Hawker, Yael Majors, Greg Steele

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Kristy Hollidge, Nicholas Brooks

It Chapter Two (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Ken Egly, Robert Legato

The Lion King (Walt Disney Studios)

Roger Guyett, Neal Scanlan, Patrick Tubach, Dominic Tuohy

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Andrew Jackson, Andrew Lockley, Scott Fisher, Mike Chambers

Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Neil Corbould, Eric Barba, Vinod Gundre, Sheldon Stopsack

Terminator: Dark Fate (Paramount Pictures)

Best Independent Film Release

Angel of Mine (Lionsgate)

Encounter (Vega Baby)

The Aeronauts (Amazon)

Color Out of Space (RLJ Entertainment)

Freaks (Well Go USA)

Palm Springs (Neon)

Possessor (Neon / Elevation Pictures)

Best International Film Release

Jojo Rabbit (Searchlight Pictures)

The Nightingale (IFC Films)

Official Secrets (IFC Films)

Parasite (Neon)

Sputnik (IFC Midnight)

The Whistlers (Magnolia Pictures)

Best Animated Film Release

Abominable (Universal Pictures)

The Addams Family (United Artists Releasing)

Frozen II (Walt Disney Studios)

Onward (Walt Disney Studios)

Spies in Disguise (20th Century Pictures)

Trolls: World Tour (Universal Pictures)


Best Superhero Adaptation Television Series

Batwoman (The CW)

The Boys (Amazon)

The Flash (The CW)

Stargirl (The CW)

Supergirl (The CW)

The Umbrella Academy (Netflix)

Watchmen (HBO)

Best Science Fiction Television Series

Doctor Who (BBC America)

Lost in Space (Netflix)

Pandora (The CW)

Raised by Wolves (HBO Max)

Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access)

Westworld (HBO)

Best Fantasy Television Series

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix)

For All Mankind (Apple TV)

Locke & Key (Netflix)

The Magicians (SyFy)

Outlander (Starz)

The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access)

The Witcher (Netflix)

Best Horror Television Series

Creepshow (Shudder)

Evil (CBS)

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC)

Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Servant (Apple TV)

The Walking Dead (AMC)

What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

Best Action/Thriller Television Series

Better Call Saul (AMC)

Castle Rock (Hulu)

The Outpost (The CW)

Pennyworth (Epix)

Riverdale (The CW)

Snowpiercer (TNT)

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (Amazon)

Best Television Presentation (under 10 Episodes)

Amazing Stories (Apple TV)

Dracula (Netflix)

The Haunting of Bly Manor (Netflix)

His Dark Materials (HBO)

The Mandalorian (Disney Plus)

Perry Mason (HBO)

Best Animated Television Series

Bojack Horseman (Netflix)

Family Guy (Fox)

Primal (Adult Swim)

Rick and Morty (Adult Swim)

The Simpsons (Fox)

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Disney XD)

Best Film Presentation on Streaming Media

Enola Holmes (Netflix)

Extraction (Netflix)

Shirley (Hulu)

The Vast of Night (Amazon)

Best Actor on a Television Series

Henry Cavill

The Witcher (Netflix)

Mike Colter

Evil (CBS)

Grant Gustin

The Flash (The CW)

Sam Heughan

Outlander (Starz)

Jonathan Majors

Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Bob Odenkirk

Better Call Saul (AMC)

Patrick Stewart

Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access)

Best Actress on a Television Series

Caitriona Balfe

Outlander (Starz)

Melissa Benoist

Supergirl (The CW)

Regina King

Watchmen (HBO)

Sonequa Martin-Green

Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

Thandie Newton

Westworld (HBO)

Candice Patton

The Flash (The CW)

Rhea Seehorn

Better Call Saul (AMC)

Best Supporting Actor on a Television Series

Jonathan Banks

Better Call Saul (AMC)

Tony Dalton

Better Call Saul (AMC)

Michael Emerson

Evil (CBS)

Doug Jones

Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

Richard Rankin

Outlander (Starz)

Norman Reedus

The Walking Dead (AMC)

Luke Wilson

Stargirl (The CW)

Best Supporting Actress on a Television Series

Natasia Demetriou

What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

Cynthia Erivo

The Outsider (HBO)

Melissa McBride

The Walking Dead (AMC)

Colby Minifie

Fear The Walking Dead (AMC)

Danielle Panabaker

The Flash (The CW)

Sophie Skelton

Outlander (Starz)

Tessa Thompson

Westworld (HBO)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor on a Television Series

Freya Allan

The Witcher (Netflix)

Brec Bassinger

Stargirl (The CW)

Isa Briones

Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access)

Maxwell Jenkins

Lost in Space (Netflix)

Madison Lintz

Bosch (Amazon)

Cassady McClincy

The Walking Dead (AMC)

Erin Moriarty

The Boys (Amazon)

Best Guest Starring Performance on Television

Jon Cryer

Supergirl (The CW)

Giancarlo Esposito

The Mandalorian (Disney Plus)

Mark Hamill

What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

The Walking Dead (AMC)

Kate Mulgrew

Mr. Mercedes (Audience)

Billy Porter

The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access)

Jeri Ryan

Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access)


Best Classic Film DVD/BD Release

4D Man


The Day the Earth Caught Fire (Special Edition)


Dr. Cyclops (Special Edition)


Hercules in the Haunted World (Special Edition)


The Magic Sword


Robocop (Director’s Cut)


The War of the Worlds (1953)


Best Television Series DVD/BD Release

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Complete Collection

Kino Lorber

Creepshow: Season One

Image Entertainment

The Librarians: The Complete Series

Electric Entertainment

Mission: Impossible – The Original TV Series

Paramount Home Entertainment

The Outsider: The First Season


Shazam: The Complete Live Action Series

Warner Archive Collection

The Simpsons: The Nineteenth Season

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Film Collection DVD/BD Release

Abbott & Costello: The Complete Universal Pictures Collection

Shout Factory

The Fly Collection

Shout Factory

Gamera: The Complete Collection


Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films, 1954-1975

Criterion Collection

Hitchcock: British International Pictures Collection


Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations

MVD Entertainment

Three Fantastic Journeys by Karel Zeman

Criterion Collection

Best 4K Film Release

The Alfred Hitchcock Classics Collection

Universal Home Entertainment

Apocalypse Now: The Final Cut


Flash Gordon Limited Edition


Jaws 45th Anniversary

Universal Home Entertainment

Knives Out


Mad Max

Kino Lorber

The Shining


War of the Worlds (2005)

Paramount Home Entertainment


Best Live Stage Production


Segerstrom Center for the Arts


A Noise Within

Good Boys

Pasadena Playhouse


Cerritos Center/3D Theatricals

Shrek Musical

Cerritos Center/3D Theatricals


Geffen Playhouse

Stephen Spielbefrg and the Duffer Brothers are teaming up to tackle the work of another Stephen, King, That is. They will be working to bring King’s book The Talisman, which he co wrote with Peter Straub to Netflix. Spielberg apparently fell in love with the book back in 1982, so much so that he bought the screen rights in perpetuity. Now he’s ready to bring it to life with Stranger THings The Duffer Brothers. Talisman tells of a 12-year old boy named Jack Sawyer who sets off on an epic road-trip quest in order to save his dying mother’s life. He is in search of the Talisman, a powerful relic that can not only heal his mother but, as he learns, save the world. Sawyer’s journey criss-crosses two realities: the America we know and its dangerous, fantasy-world twin, The Territories. No word on when it’s expected at Netflix.

Detroit’s giant statue of Robocop has been finished after  a decade. The Metro times has a piece on the piece of art, meant to rival Philliadelphia’s Rocky statue. Was pretty much born of a tweet and was one of the first big crowdfunded projects, when crowdfunding was just getting off the ground on the internet. However the statue now has a new problem, where to put it, The original location had to be thrown out and the next proposed location, the Michigan Science Center has been a victim of the pandemic, in a statement they said quote  "We are thankful to the Imagination Station team and their partners for including the Michigan Science Center in the RoboCop statue journey," the Michigan Science Center explained. "Working with Imagination Station in 2018, MiSci, a private non-profit museum that receives no city, state or federal operating funding, had planned to install the 11-foot-tall bronze sculpture adjacent to the Center in conjunction with improvements to our grounds. But, given the pandemic's unprecedented pressures, MiSci's resources must now be entirely focused on our core mission of serving Michigan's students and families. The creation of the bronze work, which combines centuries-old metalworking techniques with 21st-century technology, remains an amazing STEM story. As Michigan's STEM hub, MiSci hopes to be able to support Imagination Station in the search for a new and appropriate home for this iconic work." unquote  So where will the statue end up is unknown for now, maybe they should get to work on the real thing?

Junkie XL will be returning to score the prequel to Mad Max Fury Road, Mad Max Furiosa, Junkie XL broke the news on The Film Junkee stream on Youtube saying quote "It's coming," he said. "George and I work together. So I'm actually currently working with him on a different movie before that movie is being made." unquote The other movie he mentioned is Three Thousand Years of Longin with Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba. Furiosa will star Anya taylor Joy as a younger version of Charlize Theron’s Furiosa and is set for theaters on June 23, 2023.

Steven Moffat’s adaptation of The time Traveler’s Wife for HBO has cast Game of Thrones Rose Leslie and Divergent’s Theo James  as the leads of Clare and Henry. The show is based on Audrey Niffenegger’s 2003 novel of the same name and tells the story of Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who has a genetic disorder that makes him travel involuntarily through time, and Clare Abshire, an artist who falls in love with him and has to deal with his condition. Henry and Clare’s passionate love affair endures across a sea of time and captures the two lovers in an impossibly romantic trap..

More than 1700 members of the Writers Guild of America East and West have signed a petition in support of unionization efforts at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, those signing include Tina Fey, Seth Meyers, Adam McKay, Sarah Silverman, Alfonso Cuarón, David Simon, Michael Schur, Tony Kushner, Damon Lindelof, WGA West president David A. Goodman and WGA East president Beau Willimon. The facility , which opened last year employs some six thousand workers who are voting on whether to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. The guild’s petition states quote “We are the writers of feature films and television series. All of our work is done under union contracts whether it appears on Amazon Prime, a different streaming service, or a television network. Unions protect workers with essential rights and benefits. Most importantly, a union gives employees a seat at the table to negotiate fair pay, scheduling and more workplace policies. Amazon accepts unions for entertainment workers, and we believe warehouse workers deserve the same respect in the workplace. We strongly urge all Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer to VOTE UNION YES.”

The Twilight Zone Reboot will not be getting a third season at Paramount Plus. Julie McNamara the head of programming for the streamer said quote “Jordan Peele, Simon Kinberg and the entire production team truly reimagined The Twilight Zone for the modern age. They upheld the classic series’ legacy of socially conscious storytelling and pushed today’s viewers to explore all new dimensions of thought-provoking and topical themes that we hope will resonate with audiences for years to come.”

Back to the Future’s Christopher Lloyd is going on a hunt for DeLoreans on a new series called Expedition Back to the Future. The series will see the former Doc Brown joined by Josh Gates as they track down existing versions of the DeLorean DMC-12. The four episode series will steam on Discovery’s streaming service Discovery Plus starting on March fifteenth. Great Scott!

Alamo Drafthouse has filed for Chapter eleven.The bankruptcy filing comes as part of an asset purchase agreement with Altamont Capital Partners, a previous investor in the company, as well as affiliates of Fortress Investment Group, a new backer. The company says that operations will continue as normal and the Chapter 11 process and sale will give it the capital it needs to continue operating as it emerges from a public health crisis that left many of its locations closed for months. The agreement involves “the sale of substantially all its assets.”

Lionsgate, the makers of The movie based on The Borderlands video game series has announced that Ariana Greenblatt has been cast in the role of Tiny Tina, Greenblatt will join Jaime Lee Curtis, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Cate Blanchett in the Eli Roth directed movie. The thirteen year old has had roles in Love and Monsters, The One and Only Ivan and portrayed Young Gamora in Avengers Infinity War. No release date yet.

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