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James Gunn addresses superhero slams at awards shows
Don Kaye

Superhero movies got raked over the coals this past weekend at two awards shows, and James Gunn had something to say about it.

Watch the amazing 'Everything Is Awesome' LEGO Movie performance from the Oscars
Matthew Jackson

The LEGO Movie was shut out of the 2015 Oscars, but everything was still awesome.

Interstellar, Birdman, Guardians and more earn 2015 Oscar nominations
Matthew Jackson

The nominees for the 87th annual Academy Awards have finally been announced. So, which genre films are up for Oscars?

Batkid was almost onstage at the Academy Awards. What went wrong?
Matthew Jackson

It turns out one of 2013's most heartwarming heroes was almost part of last weekend's Oscars broadcast.

Watch astronauts congratulate Gravity on its 7 Oscar wins ... from space!
Trent Moore

If those movie-inspired photos didn’t get the point across, NASA wants the world to know they’re super-psyched for Gravity’s Oscar domination.

Gravity dominates, Murray's touching Ramis tribute + more sci-fi Oscar highlights
Matthew Jackson

The 86th Academy Awards have come and gone, and it turned out to be a pretty big night for sci-fi and fantasy film.

The biggest sci-fi Oscar snub (almost) no one is talking about
Matthew Jackson

The Oscar nominations are out, and while sci-fi and fantasy is decently represented, there's one omission we can't stand.

Which genre flicks got love from the Academy in this year's Oscar noms?
Matthew Jackson

The 2014 Oscar nominations are here, and a genre film is leading the pack.

Watch Shatner give the Oscars the sci-fi shot in the arm it needed
Matthew Jackson

It wasn't a huge year for sci-fi at the Oscars, but William Shatner made sure Trekkies would have a little something to cheer about.

This epic FX reel proves why Avengers definitely deserves an Oscar
Trent Moore

Bringing together all of Marvel's various big screen heroes, we all knew The Avengers was going to be an FX extravaganza. Not surprisingly, the flick was nominated for the Oscars in the visual effects category. Want to see how they made all those insane effects?

Check out 10 special FX films the Academy thinks are Oscar-worthy
Trent Moore

In the age of wicked awesome special effects, it seems like every sci-fi blockbuster is trying to top the last. But which are the cream of the crop, according to the professionals?

See a disappointed, baby-faced Spielberg watch 1976 Oscar noms
Matthew Jackson

These days, it's hard to imagine Steven Spielberg as anything but, well, STEVEN SPIELBERG. He's been such a powerhouse for so long that it's easy to forget that he wasn't always that way. For proof, check out this footage of a very young Spielberg, fresh off Jaws, finding out via live TV that he didn't get an Oscar nomination.

Here are two reasons Pixar and Spielberg got shut out at the Oscars

If you paid attention to the Academy Award nominations that came out yesterday, you'll have noticed two things in the Best Animated Feature race that were absent: Pixar's traditional nomination and Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's The Adventures of Tintin. In their place were two movies you've likely never heard of. Until now.

11 most memorable sci-fi moments during last night's Oscars

Regardless of what you thought about the winners, the losers or the relative quality of the show itself, the 2011 Oscars did, in fact, happen. While this year's big sci-fi hope, Inception, didn't do as well as we'd have liked, there were still things to please—or infuriate—sci-fi fans.