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The 2014 FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards Results!

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There was a wide variety in horror last year, and quite a lot of good work, as evidenced by the number of write-ins among Fango readers’ responses to our poll of the best horror films and filmmakers of 2013. The winners are all listed below, as well as how the runners-up placed.

Elaborating on our report in FANGORIA #333 (on sale now), here’s a complete rundown of how all of the nominees ranked, in descending order, with write-ins also acknowledged:

BEST WIDE-RELEASE FILM
THE CONJURING
EVIL DEAD
YOU’RE NEXT
MAMA
INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2
Write-ins: CARRIE; THE WORLD’S END

BEST LIMITED-RELEASE/DIRECT-TO-VIDEO FILM
V/H/S/2
STOKER
WE ARE WHAT WE ARE
BYZANTIUM
BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO
Write-ins: AMERICAN MARY; THE LORDS OF SALEM; WOULD YOU RATHER; BIG ASS SPIDER!; FRANKENSTEIN’S ARMY; HATCHET III; RESOLUTION

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
HERE COMES THE DEVIL
THE CONDEMNED
TIE: TORMENTED and WITHER
HORROR STORIES

BEST ACTOR
Elijah Wood, MANIAC
Patrick Wilson, INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2
Toby Jones, BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO
Francisco Barreiro, HERE COMES THE DEVIL
Bill Sage, WE ARE WHAT WE ARE
Write-ins: Jeffrey Combs, WOULD YOU RATHER; AJ Bowen, YOU’RE NEXT; Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, MAMA; Ansel Elgort, CARRIE; Caleb Landry Jones, ANTIVIRAL; Simon Pegg, THE WORLD’S END

BEST ACTRESS
Katharine Isabelle, AMERICAN MARY
Sharni Vinson, YOU’RE NEXT
Mia Wasikowska, STOKER
Saoirse Ronan, BYZANTIUM
Juno Temple, MAGIC MAGIC
Write-ins: Brittany Snow, WOULD YOU RATHER; Sheri Moon Zombie, THE LORDS OF SALEM; Jessica Chastain, MAMA, Fiona Dourif, CURSE OF CHUCKY; Jane Levy, EVIL DEAD; Chloë Grace Moretz, CARRIE

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Matthew Goode, STOKER
Lou Taylor Pucci, EVIL DEAD
Joe Swanberg, YOU’RE NEXT
Michael Parks, WE ARE WHAT WE ARE
Stephen McHattie, HAUNTER
Write-ins: Zach Galligan, HATCHET III; Enver Gjokaj, WOULD YOU RATHER; Ron Livingston, THE CONJURING; Karel Roden, FRANKENSTEIN’S ARMY; Robin Taylor, WOULD YOU RATHER

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Lili Taylor, THE CONJURING
Tristan Risk, AMERICAN MARY
Julianne Moore, CARRIE
Julia Garner, WE ARE WHAT WE ARE
Ambyr Childers, WE ARE WHAT WE ARE
Write-ins: Meg Foster, THE LORDS OF SALEM; Sasha Grey, WOULD YOU RATHER; Nicole Kidman, STOKER

BEST SCREENPLAY
Simon Barrett, YOU’RE NEXT
Wentworth Miller, STOKER
Nick Damici, Jim Mickle, WE ARE WHAT WE ARE
Kevin Lehane, GRABBERS
Brian King, HAUNTER
Write-ins: Jen and Sylvia Soska, AMERICAN MARY; Rob Zombie, THE LORDS OF SALEM; Fede Alvarez, Rodo Sayagues, EVIL DEAD

BEST SCORE
Rob, MANIAC
Jasper Justice Lee, Kyle Mckinnon, Mads Heldtberg, Adam Wingard, YOU’RE NEXT
Broadcast, BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO
Javier Navarrete, BYZANTIUM
Philip Mossman, Darren Morris, Jeff Grace, WE ARE WHAT WE ARE
Write-ins: Daniel Hunt, Bardi Johannsson, WOULD YOU RATHER; Peter Allen, AMERICAN MARY; Marco Beltrami, CARRIE; Joseph Bishara, THE CONJURING; Roque Banos, EVIL DEAD; John 5, Griffin Boice, THE LORDS OF SALEM; Clint Mansell, STOKER

BEST MAKEUP/CREATURE FX
Roger Murray, Jane O’Kane, EVIL DEAD
Rogier Samuels, FRANKENSTEIN’S ARMY
TIE: Justin Raleigh, BAD MILO! and Mike Elizalde, Tamar Aviv, Jörn Seifert, HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS
Paddy Eason, Shaune Harrison, GRABBERS
Write-ins: Todd Masters, AMERICAN MARY; Wayne Toth, THE LORDS OF SALEM

WORST FILM
The top six vote-getters (as write-ins, not from nominations) were:
TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D
THE LAST EXORCISM PART II
EVIL DEAD
DARIO ARGENTO’S DRACULA
TIE: THE LORDS OF SALEM and THE PURGE

FANGORIA HALL OF FAME
This year, we induct supernatural storyteller extraordinaire James Wan and rising international auteur Adrián García Bogliano. Congratulations to them and the rest of the winners!

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Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold has been a member of the FANGORIA team for the past three decades. After starting as a writer for the magazine in 1988, he came aboard as associate editor in 1990 and two years later moved up to managing editor, the position he holds to this day while continuing to contribute numerous articles and reviews.
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