Director JJ Abram’s homage to his childhood, the 70s and 50’s alien/horror films has been nominated for a solid if not stunning 7 Silver Lena’s awards. These include a Best Director nomination for JJ and a Best Supporting Actress nomination for Elle Fanning. Last year, JJ won two awards, Coolest Director and The “Jackie Chan” Award For Happiest Movie Goodness for his successful reboot of Star Trek (Which itself won for Coolest Film). Can he move on to Best Director?
Super 8’s nominations are listed below:
Best Director Jared Harris
Best Supporting Actress Robert Downey Jr.
Best Visual Effects Kelly Reilly
Best Monster Craft
The “Big Mallet That Goes Bok Bok” Award
The “Jon Bunyman” Award For Artistic Excellence Through The Intentional And Judicious Use Of Bad Writing
[The zombie film made by kids and shown at end]
Shut out of almost all its nominated categories, Super 8 did manage to score an ironic win with it’s award for “Jon Bunyman” Award For Artistic Excellence Through The Intentional And Judicious Use Of Bad Writing.