'Rings' circles 13 Saturn noms

Saturn noms

Staff report
With 13 nominations, "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" leads the list of nominees for the 30th annual Saturn Awards. Voted by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, which is headed by Robert Holguin, and presented by Cinescape magazine, the Saturns, which honor the best in genre film, television and home entertainment, will be awarded May 5 at the Universal Sheraton. "Rings" was cited in the best picture, writing and directing categories and received five noms for its actors. A complete list of nominations follows.

Best Science Fiction Film
The Hulk (Universal)
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Cradle Of Life (Paramount)
The Matrix Revolutions (Warner Bros.)
Paycheck (Paramount)
Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines (Warner Bros.)
X2: X-Men United (20th Century Fox)

Best Fantasy Film
Big Fish (Sony)
Freaky Friday (Buena Vista)
The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen (20th Century Fox)
The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King (New Line Cinema)
Peter Pan (Universal)
Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (Buena Vista)

Best Horror Film
Cabin Fever (Lions Gate)
Final Destination 2 (New Line Cinema)
Freddy Vs. Jason (New Line Cinema)
Jeepers Creepers 2 (MGM/UA)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (New Line Cinema)
28 Days Later (Fox Searchlight)
Underworld (Screen Gems/Sony)

Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
Cold Mountain (Miramax)
Identity (Sony)
The Italian Job (Paramount)
Kill Bill, Vol. 1 (Miramax)
The Last Samurai (Warner Bros.)
The Missing (Sony)

Best Animated Film
Brother Bear (Buena Vista)
Finding Nemo (Buena Vista)
Looney Tunes: Back In Action (Warner Bros.)
Sinbad: Legend Of The Seven Seas (DreamWorks SKG)

Best Actor
Tom Cruise (The Last Samurai)
Johnny Depp (Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl)
Albert Finney (Big Fish)
Crispin Glover (Willard)
Viggo Mortensen (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)
Elijah Wood (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)


Best Actress
Kate Beckinsale (Underworld)
Jessica Biel (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
Cate Blanchett (The Missing)
Jennifer Connelly (The Hulk)
Jamie Lee Curtis (Freaky Friday)
Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Vol. 1)

Best Supporting Actor
Sean Astin (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)
Sonny Chiba (Kill Bill, Vol. 1)
Ian McKellen (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)
Geoffrey Rush (Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl)
Andy Serkis (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)
Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai)

Best Supporting Actress
Ellen DeGeneres (Finding Nemo)
Keira Knightley (Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl)
Lucy Liu (Kill Bill, Vol. 1)
Kristanna Loken (Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines)
Miranda Otto (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)
Peta Wilson (The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

Best Performance By A Younger Actor
Jenna Boyd (The Missing)
Rachel Hurd-Wood (Peter Pan)
Sosuke Ikematsu (The Last Samurai)
Lindsay Lohan (Freaky Friday)
Frankie Muniz (Agent Cody Banks)
Jeremy Sumpter (Peter Pan)

Best Director
Danny Boyle (28 Days Later)
Peter Jackson (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)
Bryan Singer (X2: X-Men United)
Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill, Vol. 1)
Gore Verbinski (Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl)
Edward Zwick (The Last Samurai)

Best Writing
Alex Garland (28 Days Later)
Heather Hach, Leslie Dixon (Freaky Friday)
Daniel Harris, Michael Dougherty (X2: X-Men United)
Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, and David Reynolds (Finding Nemo)
Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill, Vol. 1)
Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Peter Jackson (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)

Best Music
Klaus Badelt (Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl)
Danny Elfman (The Hulk)
Jerry Goldsmith (Looney Tunes: Back In Action)
Thomas Newman (Finding Nemo)
John Ottman (X2: X-Men United)
Howard Shore (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)

Best Costume
Kym Barrett (The Matrix Revolutions)
Ngila Dickson, and Richard Taylor (The Lord Of the Rings: The Return Of The King)
Louise Mingenbach (X2: X-Men United)
Janet Patterson (Peter Pan)
Penny Rose (Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl)
Jacqueline West (The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

Best Make Up
Rick Baker, Bill Corso, and Robin Luce (The Haunted Mansion)
Jeff Dawn, John Rosengrant (Terminator 3: Rise Of the Machines)
Ve Neill and Martin Samuel (Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl)
Trefor Proud, Balazs Novak (Underworld)
Richard Taylor, and Peter King (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)
Gordon Smith (X2: X-Men United)

Best Special Effects
Mike Fink, Richard Hollander, Stephen Rosenbaum & Mike Verzina (X2: X-Men United)
John Gaeta, Kim Libreri, George Murphy, & Craig Hayes (The Matrix Revolutions)
Pablo Helman, Dan Taylor, Allen Hall, & John Rosengrant (Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines)
John Knoll, Hal Hickel, Terry D. Frazee & Charles Gibson (Pirates Of the Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl)
Dennis Muren, Ed Hirsh, Colin Brady, & Michael Lantieri (The Hulk)
Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook, & Alex Funke (The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King)

Television Nominations
Best Network Television Series
Alias (ABC)
Angel (WB)
Buffy The Vampire Slayer (UPN)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS)
Smallville (WB )
Star Trek: Enterprise (UPN)

Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series
Andromeda (Tribune)
Carnivale (HBO)
Dead Like Me (Showtime)
The Dead Zone (USA Networks)
Farscape (Sci Fi Channel)
Stargate SG-1(Sci Fi Channel)

Best Television Presentation
Battlestar Galactica (Sci Fi Channel)
Children Of Dune (Sci Fi Channel)
The Diary Of Ellen Rimbauer (ABC)
Dreamkeeper (ABC)
Riverworld (Sci Fi Channel/Alliance Atlantis)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network/Lucasfilm Ltd.)

Best Actor In A Television Series
Richard Dean Anderson (Stargate SG-1)
Scott Bakula (Star Trek: Enterprise)
David Boreanaz (Angel)
Michael Shanks (Stargate SG-1)
Michael Vartan (Alias)
Tom Welling (Smallville)

Best Actress In A Television Series
Eliza Dushku (Tru Calling)
Jennifer Garner (Alias)
Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy The Vampire Slayer)
Kristin Kreuk (Smallville)
Ellen Muth (Dead Like Me)
Amber Tamblyn (Joan Of Arcadia)

Best Supporting Actor In A Television Series
Alexis Denisof (Angel)
Victor Garber (Alias)
John Glover (Smallville)
James Marsters (Buffy The Vampire Slayer/Angel)
Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville)
Nick Stahl (Canivale)

Best Supporting Actress In A Television Series
Amy Acker (Angel)
Jolene Blalock (Star Trek: Enterprise)
Charisma Carpenter (Angel)
Victoria Pratt (Mutant X)
Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica)
Amanda Tapping (Stargate SG-1)

DVD Nominations
Best DVD Release
Anatomy 2 (Columbia/TriStar)
Bionicle -- Mask Of Light (Buena Vista)
The Hitcher 2 (Universal)
Interstate 60 (Universal)
May (Lions Gate)
Millennium Actress (DreamWorks)

Best DVD Special Edition Release
Black Hawk Down (Columbia/TriStar)
Finding Nemo (Buena Vista)
Harry Potter & The Chamber Of Secrets (Warner)
Identity (Columbia/TriStar)
The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (The Extended Cut) (New Line)
Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (Buena Vista)

Best DVD Classic Film Release
The Adventures Of Robin Hood (Warner)
Dead Of Night (Anchor Bay)
The Lion King (Buena Vista)
Once Upon A Time In The West (Paramount)
Road Games (Anchor Bay)
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (Buena Vista)

Best DVD Collection
The Adventures Of Indiana Jones DVD Collection (Paramount)
Alien Quadrilogy (Fox)
Jack Ryan Special Edition DVD Collection (Paramount)
Lon Chaney Collection (Warner)
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection 2 -4 (Rhino)
X Men Collection (Fox)

Best DVD Television Release
Battlestar Galactica Complete Epic Series (Universal)
The Complete Firefly (Fox)
Hercules: The Legendary Adventures 1-2 (Anchor Bay)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1-7 (Paramount)
Steven Spielberg Presents Taken (DreamWorks)
Wiseguy, Season 1, Part 1-2 (Studioworks)



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