Caught the Spike TV Scream Awards last night — a newly-created awards show for the best in Horror, Fantasy, SciFi movies, TV and Comics. Mostly lame, but some cool folks in attendance. Kinda fun to see Hollywood’s geek community flaunting their geekiness.
Amusing quote from Kate Beckinsale, who received the “Scream Queen” award for her work in “Underworld: Evolution” — As she comes up to the podium to screams and cheers, she says: “You guys scared the living shit out of me at ComicCon.”
They gave Frank Miller an award for his body of work, which was cool.
They gave Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez the “Mastermind Award” for their collective work, and, after a brief speech (in which Rodriguez said “Fuck the Oscars” and Tarantino used his mike-time to gush like a fanboy about Sid Haig, sitting in the audience), they showed a clip of some of the completed stuff from their forthcoming double-feature, Grindhouse (YouTube link).
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