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Serial Diners award Silver Lenas

The Silver Lena's are the Serial Diners answer to the Oscars. Along with the traditional awards like Best Film, Best Actor and Actress, there are such gems as Coolest Villian, Coolest vehicle and "The Bullitt Connection Award for Best Chase Sequence(s)" .

Then there are the totally bizarre awards "The Jon Bunnyman Award For Artistic Excellence Through The Judicious And Intentional Use Of Bad Writing", "The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Award" (you'd have to see the movie to get it) and my favourite, "The Short Circuit 2 Award for Most Inept Disguising of Toronto".

In the end Serenity proved to be the award winner and Star Wars III proved to be a winner... depending on how you look at it.

The full list of Siliver Lena Awards for 2005:

Best Film: Water
Best Director: Terry George, Hotel Rwanda
Best Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote
Best Actress: Seema Biswas, Water
Best Supp Actor: Ciaran Hinds, Munich
Best Supp Actress: Catherine Keener, Capote
Best Villain: Tilda Swinton, The Chronicles of Narnia

Coolest Film: Serenity
Coolest Director: Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller w/Quentin Tarantino, Sin City
Coolest Actor: Mickey Rourke, Sin City
Coolest Actress: Qiu Yuen, Kung Fu Hustle
Coolest Supp Actor: Adam Baldwin, Serenity
Coolest Supp Actress: Gina Torres, Serenity
Coolest Villain: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Serenity

Best Original Music: David Newman, Serenity
Best Original Song: "So Long and Thanks for All the Fish", Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Best Compiled Soundtrack: Walk the Line
Best Original Screenplay: Crash
Best Adapted Screenplay: Brokeback Mountain
Best Buddy Act: The Serenity crew, Serenity
Best Player w/Best Animated Character (Lead): Emily, Corpse Bride
Best Animated Character (Supporting): Calcifer, Howl's Moving Castle

Best Monstercraft: Corpse Bride
Best Visual Effects: War of the Worlds
The Dario Award For Spine-Tingling Creepiness In Film: Sin City
Best Title Scream Moment(s): Brokeback Mountain
The Eric Stoltz's Head Award For Widescreen Composition: Kung Fu Hustle
Best Art Direction/ Set Design: Sin City
Best Costumes: Batman Begins
Best Hats: Kung Fu Hustle
Best Credit Sequence: Serenity
The Bullitt Connection Award for Best Chase Sequence(s): Kung Fu Hustle
Best Vehicle: Serenity, Serenity
Best Animal: the penguins, March of the Penguins
Best Food: Wallace & Gromit
Sexiest Sexiness: Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie, Mr & Mrs Smith
The Wudan Manual Award for Best Fighting: Kung Fu Hustle

Worst Film: Star Wars Episode III
Worst Director: George Lucas, Star Wars 3
Worst Actor: Hayden Christiensen, Star Wars 3
Worst Actress: Jessica Simpson, Dukes of Hazzard
Worst Villain, Julian McMahon, Fantastic Four
Most Underplayed Role: Charlize Theron, Aeon Flux
Most Overplayed Role: Jonathan Pryce, Brothers Grimm
Worst Music: Elektra
Worst Song: J.Simpson, "These Boots are Made for Walking", Dukes of Hazzard

The Wrath of (Pauline) Kael Award for Sloppiest Screenplay: Star Wars 3
The Big Mallet that Goes Bok Bok Award: Star Wars 3
Least Convincing Screen Couple: Christiensen & Portman, Star Wars 3
Most Misused Player: Chewbacca, Star Wars 3
Most Sexist Sexism: Star Wars 3
Most Obtrusive Product Placement: The Island
The Short Circuit 2 Award for Most Inept Disguising of Toronto: The Man
Most Underrated Film: Serenity
Most Overrated Film: King Kong

Best History: Good Night and Good Luck
Worst History: The Legend of Zorro
Best Trailer: Ice Age 2: The Meltdown
Worst Trailer: Racing Stripes

The Jon Bunnyman Award For Artistic Excellence Through The Judicious And Intentional Use Of Bad Writing: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
The Companiero Award For Someone Playing His/Herself As A Fictionalized Character: Steven Tyler, Be Cool
The Death Machine Award for No-Budget Filmmaking: Undead
The Andre The Giant Award for Professional Athletes in Film: Marc Zupan, Murderball
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Award: Howl's Moving Castle
The Stevey Seagull Award for Greatest Movie Monstrosity of the Year: Crappy remakes keep on coming, with good original scripts getting scarcer
The Jackie Chan Award for Happiest Movie Goodness of the Year: Serenity - the film with no right to exist - makes it to the big screen


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