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Geek Oscars

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How the Academy Awards would look if movie nerds ran the showBy Don KayeSpecial to MSN MoviesYes, it's that time again: As the rest of the movie industry, the media and film fans all over the world prepare to watch "Lincoln" scarf up most of the little gold men at the Academy Awards on Feb. 24, we've got something else in mind. Welcome to Parallel Universe's fourth annual Geek Oscars, in which the films, performers and creative personnel who choose to work in the genres of horror and science fiction (and, to a lesser extent, fantasy and comic book films) get the nominations they often so richly deserve but hardly ever have bestowed on them.Bing: More about 'The Hunger Games' | More about 'The Avengers'As always, there may be crossover here from the mainstream world and vice versa. That's OK; sometimes they let our little genres sit at the adult table via an undeniable performance or a director's sheer vision and successful execution. But look for less of that this year at the Kodak Theater, while in the meantime we introduce the 2013 Academy Awards ... for geeks.For more movie news, follow MSN Movies on Facebook and Twitter. (Lionsgate/20th Century FOX/Warner Bros. Pictures/TriStar Pictures/Lionsgate/Disney)
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