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“Super 8,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” lead Saturn Award winners

Super 8 Cast – Lee, Griffiths, Courtney

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The annual Saturn Awards are around to celebrate everything we love about science fiction, fantasy and horror. During last night’s awards show, “Super 8” and “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” walked away the big winners in film, each receiving three Saturn Awards. Appropriately, “Breaking Bad” and “Fringe” were honored for the contributions they have given to television.

IFC had the pleasure of attending the red carpet for the awards show last night, and you’ll see our interview with the stars in attendance roll out over the next week (our interview with “Star Trek 2’s” Bruce Greenwood is already live). But for now, let’s celebrate the greats in last year’s sci-fi/fantasy/horror line-up who took home a Saturn Award.

Here is the full list of Saturn Award winners:

FILM AWARDS
Best Science Fiction Film: “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”
Best Fantasy Film: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”
Best Horror/Thriller Film: “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
Best Action/Adventure Film: “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”

Best Actor: Michael Shannon (“Take Shelter”)
Best Actress: Kirsten Dunst (“Melancholia”)
Best Supporting Actor: Andy Serkis (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”)
Best Supporting Actress: Emily Blunt (“The Adjustment Bureau”)
Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Joel Courtney (“Super 8”)

Best Director: J.J. Abrams (“Super 8”)
Best Writing: Jeff Nichols (“Take Shelter”)
Best Music: Michael Giacchino (“Super 8”)
Best Editor: Paul Hirsch (“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”)
Best Production Design: Dante Ferretti (“Hugo”)
Best Costume: Alexandra Byrne (“Thor”)
Best Make-Up: Dave Elsey, Fran Needham, Conor O’Sullivan (“X-Men: First Class”)
Best Special Effects: Dan Lemmon, Joe Letteri, R. Christopher White, Daniel Barrett (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”)
Best International Film: “The Skin I Live In”
Best Animated Film: “Puss in Boots”

TELEVISION AWARDS
Best Network Television Series: “Fringe”
Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: “Breaking Bad”
Best Television Presentation: “The Walking Dead”
Best Youth-Oriented Television Series: “Teen Wolf”

Best Actor on Television: Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”)
Best Actress on Television: Anna Torv (“Fringe”)
Best Supporting Actor on Television: Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad”)
Best Supporting Actress on Television: Michelle Forbes (“The Killing”)
Best Guest Star on Television: Tom Skerritt (“Leverage”)

HOME ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
Best DVD/BD Release: (tie) “Atlas Shrugged, Part One” and “The Perfect Host”
Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release: “Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis”
Best DVD/BD Collection Release: “Stanley Kubrick: The Essential Collection”
Best DVD/BD Television Series Release: “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena”

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS FROM THE ACADEMY OF SCIENCE FICTION,
FANTASY & HORROR FILMS

The Life Career Award: Frank Oz
The Life Career Award: James Remar
The Filmmakers Showcase Award: Drew Goddard
The Milestone Award: “The Simpsons ”
The Innovator Award: Robert Kirkman
The Appreciation Award: Jeffrey Ross (for hosting the Saturn Awards)

Do you think it’s good to have an awards show that honors all that’s great in science fiction, fantasy and horror? Tell us in the comments section below or on Facebook and Twitter.

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Rev Up

Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.

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Give Back

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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It’s the final countdown to Christmas and thanks to IFC’s movie marathon all Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, you can revel in classic ’80s films AND find inspiration for your last-minute gifts. Here are our recommendations, if you need a head start:

Musical Instrument

Great analog entertainment substitute when you refuse to give your kid the Nintendo Switch they’ve been drooling over.

Breakfast In Bed

Any significant other or child would appreciate these Uncle Buck-approved flapjacks. Just make sure you’re not stuck on clean up duty.

Cocktail Supplies

You’ll need them to get through the holidays.

Dance Lessons

So you can learn to shake-shake-shake (unless you know ghosts willing to lend a hand).

Comfy Clothes

With all the holiday meals, there may be some…embigenning.



Get even more great inspiration all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC, and remember…

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A-O Rewind

Celebrating Portlandia One Sketch at a Time

The final season of Portlandia approaches.

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Most people measure time in minutes, hours, days, years…At IFC, we measure it in sketches. And nothing takes us way (waaaaaay) back like Portlandia sketches. Yes, there’s a Portlandia milepost from every season that changed the way we think, behave, and pickle things. In honor of Portlandia’s 8th and final season, Subaru presents a few of our favorites.

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Put A Bird On It

Portlandia enters the pop-culture lexicon and inspires us to put birds on literally everything.

Colin the Chicken

Who’s your chicken, really? Behold the emerging locavore trend captured perfectly to the nth degree.

Dream Of The ’90s

This treatise on Portland made it clear that “the dream” was alive and well.

No You Go

We Americans spend most of our lives in cars. Fortunately, there’s a Portlandia sketch for every automotive situation.

A-O River!

We learned all our outdoor survival skills from Kath and Dave.

One More Episode

The true birth of binge watching, pre-Netflix. And what you’ll do once Season 8 premieres.

Catch up on Portlandia’s best moments before the 8th season premieres January 18th on IFC.

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