2013 SAGMAs – Nominations

What are the SAGMAs?

SAGMA stands for: Silver Screener’s Annual Good Movie Awards. It’s my annual awards ceremony celebrating the best of the best from the last 12 months. It’s like the Academy Awards…except it means more.

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Bryan Cranston and Ben Affleck in Argo. If it gets a lot of SAGMA nominations, it must be good.

Bryan Cranston and Ben Affleck in Argo. If it gets a lot of SAGMA nominations, it must be good.

The films I’ve seen in the last year:

A Cat In Paris, The Amazing Spider Man, Argo, The Artist, The Avengers, Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Bourne Legacy, The Campaign, The Dark Knight Rises, End of Watch, Game Change, HOWZAT! Kerry Packer’s War (Australian), Hugo, The Hunger Games, The Imposter, Jack Reacher, Les Miserables, Lincoln, Looper, Moonrise Kingdom, Prometheus, Robot & Frank, Silver Linings Playbook, Skyfall, Snow White and the Huntsman, Trouble with the Curve, Underground: The Julian Assange Story (Australian).

Okay, let’s get to the nominations.

Best Picture: Argo, The Artist, The Avengers, Beasts of the Southern Wild, End of Watch, Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War, Hugo, Moonrise Kingdom, Silver Linings Playbook, Skyfall.

Favourite Picture: Argo, The Avengers, End of Watch, Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War, Moonrise Kingdom, Robot & Frank, Silver Linings Playbook, Skyfall.

Best Director: Ben Affleck (Argo), Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist), Joss Whedon (The Avengers), Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom), Martin Scorsese (Hugo), David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook), Sam Mendes (Skyfall).

Best Actor: Jean Dujardin (The Artist), Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables), Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln), Jared Gilman (Moonrise Kingdom), Frank Langella (Robot & Frank), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook).

Best Actress: Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Julianne Moore (Game Change), Kara Heyward (Moonrise Kingdom), Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook).

Best Supporting Actor: Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers), Michael Pena (End of Watch), Woody Harrelson (Game Change), Bruce Willis (Moonrise Kingdom), Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook), Javier Bardem (Skyfall).

Best Supporting Actress: Berenice Bejo (The Artist), Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises), Anne Hathaway again (Les Miserables), Sally Field (Lincoln), Charlize Theron (Snow White and the Huntsman).

Best Performance from a child: Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Asa Butterfield (Hugo), Daniel Huttlestone (Les Miserables), Jared Gilman (Moonrise Kingdom), Kara Heyward (Moonrise Kingdom).

Breakthrough Performance: Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers), Michael Pena (End of Watch), Aaron Tveit (Les Miserables), Jared Gilman (Moonrise Kingdom), Kara Heyward (Moonrise Kingdom).

Best Screenplay: Chris Terrio (Argo), Joss Whedon (The Avengers), David Ayer (End of Watch), Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom), David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook).

Best Visual Effects: The Amazing Spider Man, The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, Prometheus, Snow White and the Huntsman.

Best Cinematography: Rodrigo Prieto (Argo), Seamus McGarvey (The Avengers), Robert Richardson (Hugo), Danny Cohen (Les Miserables), Janusz Kaminski (Lincoln), Roger Deakins (Skyfall).

Best Arthouse Movie: Beasts of the Southern Wild, Moonrise Kingdom, Robot & Frank.

Best Music: Alexandre Desplat (Argo), Ludovic Bource (The Artist), Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight Rises), Howard Shore (Hugo), John Williams (Lincoln), Thomas Newman (Skyfall).

Biggest Disappointment: The Amazing Spider Man. The Bourne Legacy, The Campaign, The Dark Knight Rises, The Hunger Games, Prometheus.

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