Are you sure that all of the nominations are accurate? After all, you _can't_ seriously have that incredibly trite and overrated piece of dreck known as The Rising in the Best category for anything other than hype, can you?
"Verhoeven's _Starship Troopers_: Based on the back cover of the book by Robert Heinlein."
For those who may not know, he was in Black Sabbath, Rainbow and Heaven and Hell. Also, of course, his namesake band Dio. I can't believe he was 67 years old! Peter Steele and now Dio; not a great year for Heavy Metal.