Hugo nominees announced

The nominees for the 2010 Hugo Awards were announced this weekend at Aussiecon 4, the 68th World Science Fiction Convention. Doctor Who specials in David Tennant’s (pictured) last season received three of the five nominations for best short-form dramatic presentation. The screenplays for Avatar, District 9, Moon, Star Trek and Up are contending for best […]

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Sci-fi genre’s star may be rising

Science-fiction movies are suddenly popular with the Producers Guild of America, which has included Avatar, District 9 and Star Trek in its nominations for best picture of 2009. Is this a sign that the genre may be gaining respect in the industry beyond its power to open moviegoers’ wallets? Or does it mean rather that […]

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