‘Avengers: Endgame’ Leads Saturn Award Nominations

Nominations for the 45th annual Saturn Awards, honoring sci-fi, fantasy, horror and genre entertainment, were announced July 15 by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.

Winners will be announced Friday, Sept. 13.

Disney’s Avengers: Endgame led all nominations with 14, including Best Comic-to-Motion-Picture Release. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” led the television and streaming deivision with nine nominations, including Best Fantasy Television Series.

In categories specific to home entertainment, Best DVD/BD Release nominees include Fahrenheit 451 (HBO), Jonathan (Well Go USA), Kin (Lionsgate), King Cohen (La La Land), Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (Warner) and Time Freak (Lionsgate).

Best DVD/BD Classic Film Release nominees are 2001: A Space Odyssey 4K (Warner), Deep Rising (Kino Lorber), Jack the Giant Killer (Kino Lorber), Maximum Overdrive (Lionsgate), The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (Kino Lorber) and The Spiral Staircase (Kino Lorber).

Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release nominees are 12 Monkeys: Collector’s Edition (MVD/Arrow), The Changeling: Limited Edition (Severin), Crimson Peak: Limited Edition (MVD/Arrow), A Fistful of Dollars: Special Edition (Kino Lorber), Horror Express: Special Edition (MVD/Arrow) and Waterworld: Limited Edition (MVD/Arrow).

Best DVD/BD Collection Release nominees are The Bloodthirsty Trilogy (MVD/Arrow), The Complete Sartana (MVD/Arrow), Jack Ryan: 5 Film Collection 4K (Paramount), The Matrix Trilogy 4K (Warner), The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection (Kino Lorber) and the Universal Classic Monsters 30 Film Collection (Universal).

Best DVD/BD Television Movie or Series Release nominees include The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre, The Martian Chronicles (Complete Mini-Series), The Night Stalker, The Night Strangler, The Outer Limits (Season 1 and 2) and Trilogy of Terror, all from Kino Lorber.

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