Only 1 Day Left to Vote - Reaper Awards

Only 1 Day Left to Vote - Reaper Awards
 
By:stacilayne
Updated: 09-30-2010

Consumer Voting is Open for the Second Annual Reaper Awards Presented by Home Media Magazine and DreadCentral.com

 

HOLLYWOOD--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Consumer online voting is now underway for the Second Annual Reaper Awards, honoring the best horror/thriller titles on DVD and Blu-ray.

Horror fans can vote for their favorite discs from the past year, as well as vote on which titles they are most looking forward to in the coming months, through Oct. 1 at HomeMediaMagazine.com/Reaper-Vote-2010 or ReaperAwards.com.

The awards are presented by Home Media Magazine and DreadCentral.com. “Grimmy” winners will be celebrated Oct. 12 at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel with a red carpet, pre-show cocktail party and dinner, followed by an awards show.

Among the celebrities scheduled to attend the event are independent filmmaker/producer/legend Roger Corman (the original Piranha), Sarah Butler (Anchor Bay’s upcoming I Spit on Your Grave theatrical remake), Danielle Harris (Rob Zombie’s Halloween and Halloween 2), Kristina Klebe (Rob Zombie’s Halloween), producer Peter Block (Saw, Frozen, John Carpenter’s The Ward), director Mick Garris (“Masters of Horror”), director Adam Green (Frozen, Hatchet II), producer Dan Farrands (The Haunting in Connecticut, co-director of Never Sleep Again) and director Tim Sullivan (Scream Queens, 2001 Maniacs).

Titles were submitted by participating studios, with the field of nominees narrowed by a panel of horror experts and DVD reviewers. Horror experts participating as judges include Steve “Uncle Creepy” Barton from DreadCentral.com; Brad “Mr. Disgusting” Miska of Bloody-Disgusting.com; ShockTillYouDrop.com’s Ryan Turek aka “Ryan Rotten”; Staci Wilson from Horror.com; and Lawrence Raffel of Fearnet.com. The panel of judges also will select a Best of Show winner that will be announced at the ceremony.

Sponsors of the event include 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (Platinum); Anchor Bay Entertainment, FEARnet, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group (Gold); and Entertainment One, Image Entertainment, Lionsgate, MTI Home Video and Paramount Home Entertainment (Silver).

2010 Reaper Award Nominees:

Best Theatrical Disc: The Crazies (Anchor Bay), District 9 (Sony Pictures), Jennifer’s Body (20th Century Fox), Paranormal Activity (Paramount), Trick ‘R’ Treat (Warner), The Wolfman (Universal), Zombieland (Sony Pictures).

Best Direct-to-Video Title: Autopsy of the Dead (Zero Day), The Children (Lionsgate), Dante’s Inferno (Anchor Bay), Evil Aliens (Image), Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (CAV/1428 Films), Parasomnia (eOne), Someone’s Knocking at the Door (Breaking Glass), Sutures (MTI), Wrong Turn 3 (20th Century Fox).

Best Re-Release/Catalog Title: Audition (Shout! Factory), Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (Paramount), The Gate (Lionsgate), Happy Birthday to Me (Anchor Bay), Night of the Creeps (Sony Pictures).

Best Boxed Set or TV Show Collection: After Dark Horrorfest Vol. 4 (Lionsgate), The Hannibal Lecter Blu-ray Anthology (Fox/MGM), Harper’s Island (Paramount/CBS), The Icons of Horror Collection: Hammer Films (Sony Pictures), True Blood: Season Two (HBO), The Vengeance Trilogy (Palisades Tartan), The William Castle Film Collection (Sony Pictures).

Best Indie or Foreign Disc: Albino Farm (MTI), Grace (Anchor Bay), Mother (Magnolia), The Shadow Within (MTI), Taxidermia (eOne).

Best Blu-ray Disc: The Crazies (Anchor Bay), Daybreakers (Lionsgate), District 9 (Sony Pictures), Night of the Creeps (Sony Pictures), The Stepfather (Shout! Factory), True Blood: Season Two (HBO).

Best Packaging: Fear Itself (Lionsgate), Friday the 13th: The New Blood/Jason Takes Manhattan (Paramount), The Hunger: Season 2 (eOne), Pandorum (Anchor Bay).

Most Anticipated Theatrical Coming to Disc: Frozen (Anchor Bay), The Human Centipede (MPI/IFC), The Last Exorcism (Lionsgate), A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) (Warner), Predators (Fox).

Most Anticipated Nontheatrical Coming to Disc: The Fangoria Series (Phase 4); Lost Boys 3: The Thirst (Warner); Mirrors 2 (Fox); Nightmares in Red, White and Blue (Kino Lorber); Respire (MTI); 30 Days of Night: Dark Days (Sony Pictures).

Most Anticipated Catalog Title Coming to Disc: Alien Anthology Blu-ray (Fox), The Exorcist: Director's Cut Blu-ray (Warner), Psycho 50th Anniversary Blu-ray (Universal), The Twilight Zone: Season 1-2 Blu-rays (Image).

Registration is open at www.regonline.com/reaperawards2010. Early-bird rates are available until Sept. 28. The awards show is currently only open to those who work in the entertainment industry.

For information on event sponsorship, contact Stephanie Prange at (714) 338-6747 or sprange@questex.com.

Fans can also follow Reaper Awards on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/ReaperAwards and visit the Reaper Awards fan page on Facebook.

About Home Media Magazine:

Home Media Magazine (HomeMediaMagazine.com) is the premier home entertainment business publication, covering content owners, packaged and electronic distribution channels, and all other parties involved in the home entertainment marketplace.

About DreadCentral.com:

Dread Central is the premier website for breaking news, original content and active community in the world of horror.

Latest User Comments: