Movie Awards: Avengers, Dark Knight
top nominations - 6th March 2013
Avengers, Dark Knight Rises and
Martin Freeman are among the films and performers
nominated for the MTV Movie Awards.
that? You thought Hollywoods awards season was
over? Well, its just getting started for fan-favorite
movies that rarely have a shot at the shiny hardware
for best-movie Oscars and Golden Globes.
MTV Movie Awards will be announced April 13 after
you yes, you! get to vote in the online
popularity contest. The coveted Golden Popcorn statuette
will be handed out in such offbeat categories as best
kiss, best shirtless moment and best fight, in addition
to more traditional categories such as breakthrough
performance and movie of the year.
is nominated for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,
in a category whose title will not make it past the
L.A. Times censors. Among the other nominees most
likely to be noticed by Hero Complex readers:
Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises
nominated for movie of the year.
the Record, 11:55 a.m. March 6: An earlier version
of this post mucked up the nominees in the best villain
category. Thank you to all the Hero Complex readers
and there were many, many who flagged
Hardy and Marion Cotillard (both for The Dark
Knight Rises) and Tom Hiddleston (The
Avengers) nominated for best villain.
The Dark Knight Rises and The Avengers
nominated for best fight.
MTV Movie Awards are part of a cluster of honors that
arrive in the wake of the Oscars and, in some cases,
thumb their noses at traditional Hollywood awards.
month, Netflix announced a new awards show
the Flixies to honor popular entertainment
such as The Walking Dead, The Vampire
Diaries and more. The public also decides this
award, with the video streaming service announcing
winners on March 11.
then in June, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy
& Horror Films announces the winners of the 39th
annual Saturn Awards, which bills itself as the major
awards dedicated to honoring the finest in genre
entertainment in film, television and home entertainment.
the nominees for those awards: The Avengers,
The Dark Knight Rises, Looper
and Cloud Atlas, with The Hobbit:
An Unexpected Journey receiving the lions
share of nominations.
do you think about all these awards shows? Too much?
Or an opportunity for genre entertainment to take