What is a Rellie? A Rellie is our special award for movies and categories that don’t quite fit into the Oscars. All categories and nominees are decided by Movies Section contributors.

Here are this year’s categories and nominees:

Best New Star

  • Georgie Henley (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe)
  • Steve Carrell (40 Year Old Virgin)
  • Q’Orianka Kilcher (The New World)
  • Best Resurrection

  • Aslan (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe)
  • Batman’s film franchise
  • Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire)
  • Best Dressed Animal

  • Aslan (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe)
  • The Penguins (March of the Penguins)
  • King Kong (King Kong)
  • Best Sci-Fi/Western/Noir/Action/Suspense/Drama Based off a Canceled TV Show

  • Serenity
  • Best Comic Book Adaptation

  • Sin City
  • Batman Begins
  • A History of Violence
  • Best Remake

  • King Kong
  • War of the Worlds
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Best DVD

  • Sin City
  • Star Wars – Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  • Sideways
  • Best Anime Film

  • Howl’s Moving Castle
  • Samurai 7
  • Full Metal Alchemist
  • Best Voice Performance

  • Christian Bale (Howl’s Moving Castle – Howl)
  • Johnny Depp (The Corpse Bride – Victor Van Dort)
  • Anna Paquin (Steamboy – James Ray Steam)
  • While the Movies Section contributors will be making the selections for all the above categories, you have the chance to vote for your picks from the last three categories by visiting the Progressive Culture Forum and voting there!

    Most Relevant Movie – God

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • End of the Spear
  • Millions
  • Paradise Now
  • Most Relevant Movie – Life

  • Crash
  • The 40 Year Old Virgin
  • The Constant Gardener
  • Diary of a Mad Black Woman
  • Most Relevant Movie – Progressive Culture

  • Rent
  • Capote
  • Good Night and Good Luck
  • Walk the Line