My final Hugo Countdown entry before the Hugo Awards for achievement in science fiction are announced on Sunday, September 1st!
Since 2003 the Hugo Awards have separated short form dramatic presentations (TV episodes and short films) from feature length presentations awards.
The following are nominees available at the SCCLD libraries. Enjoy!
Doctor Who Series 7, Part One
Nominated Episodes: "The Angels Take Manhattan"
"Asylum of the Daleks"
Join the Doctor, his companions Amy and Rory (aka the Ponds) and numerous friends on their latest escapades through space and time where they puzzle an unexpected invasion of Earth, save a spaceship full of dinosaurs, don Stetsons in a Wild West adventure and are even kidnapped by the Doctor's oldest foe. The explosive series concludes with Amy and Rory's heart-breaking farewell and race against time through the streets of Manhattan.
Christmas Eve 1892 and the falling snow is the stuff of fairy-tales. When the fairy-tale becomes a nightmare and a chilling menace threatens Earth, an unorthodox young governess, Clara, calls on the Doctor for help. But the Doctor is in mourning, reclusive and determined not to engage in the problems of the universe. As old friends return, will the Doctor really abandon humankind or will he fight to save the world - and Christmas - from the icy clutches of this mysterious menace?
Fringe , The Complete Fourth Season
Nominated Episode: "Letters of Transit"
Who are you? After sacrificing himself to save both worlds, Peter mysteriously returns to ours. But he has been forgotten, by Olivia, by Walter, by everyone. It's as if he never existed. At the same time, shapeshifters controlled by an unknown master begin an onslaught of destruction, and now the two former enemy universes must cooperate to defy a common foe.
Game of Thrones Season 2
Nominated Episode: "Blackwater"
Kings from across the continent of Westeros vie for the Iron Throne. As winter approaches, the cruel young Joffrey sits upon the Throne in King's Landing, counseled by his conniving mother Cersei and his uncle Tyrion, who has been appointed the new Hand of the King. But the Lannister hold on power isMore »
Kings from across the continent of Westeros vie for the Iron Throne. As winter approaches, the cruel young Joffrey sits upon the Throne in King's Landing, counseled by his conniving mother Cersei and his uncle Tyrion, who has been appointed the new Hand of the King. But the Lannister hold on power is under assault on many fronts, with two Baratheons donning crowns, and Robb Stark fighting as the King in the North.
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