Marvel's The Avengers Wins Big At Saturn Awards
Marvel's 'The Avengers' was the big winner at this years Saturn Awards taking four awards including: Best Sci-Fi Film and a Best Director award for Joss Whedon. The Saturn Awards are an annual celebration of Science Fiction and Fantasy entertainment and they've been going for over three decades.
This year's awards took into consideration film and tv productions from February 2012 to February 2013, meaning that The Avengers was always going to be a big favorite. Unsurprisingly, the Joss Whedon and Marvel production won the prize for best special effects, beating out the likes of The Hobbit and The Life of Pi. Fans will be pleased to know that Clark Gregg got the award for his portrayal of S.H.I.E.L.D Agent Coulson, which completed The Avenger's four award haul.
Other winners included Life of Pi for Best Fantasy film, Jennifer Lawrence's moody performance in The Hunger Games got her best actress and Matthew McConaughey got Best Actor in Killer Joe.
The winners find themselves in lofty company, with previous victors at the awards including the likes of: Christopher Reeve, William Shatner, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Back to the Future, and Total Recall (The original...obviously).