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'Game of Thrones,' 'Mad Max' Dominate 'Home Media' Awards

25 Apr, 2016 By: John Latchem



HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and Warner’s Mad Max: Fury Road each won several trophies at the sixth annual Home Media Awards, which honor the best DVDs and Blu-ray Discs of 2015, while the top prize went to a collection of popular superhero movies.

Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season, from HBO Home Entertainment, won six awards, including TV on Disc of the Year, Best Current TV Show on Disc, Best A/V Quality — TV, Best Extras, Best Box Art and Best Fantasy Disc.

Mad Max: Fury Road won three awards, taking Best Theatrical Release on Disc, Best 3D Disc and Best Action Disc. In addition, Shout! Factory’s collector’s edition Blu-ray of the original Mad Max won Best Catalog Title.

Title of the Year went to the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Two Collection, from Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. The set, which comes packaged in a replica of an artifact from Guardians of the Galaxy, also won for Best Boxed Set (Non-TV).

Blu-ray of the Year went to 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s Lost in Space: The Complete Adventures, which also won for Best Vintage TV Series on Disc.

HBO won a total of eight trophies, with Bessie taking Best TV Movie and Silicon Valley: The Complete First Season earning Best Comedy Disc.

Winners were chosen by a panel of judges in conjunction with an online consumer vote for eligible titles submitted for consideration by studios and distributors.

The Fan Favorite Title of the Year, as selected by the consumer vote, was Universal Pictures’ Home Entertainment’s Back to the Future Trilogy: 30th Anniversary Edition.

2016 Home Media Magazine Award Winners

Title of the Year
Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Two Collection
Marvel Studios
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

TV on Disc of the Year
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Blu-ray of the Year
Lost in Space: The Complete Adventures
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Theatrical Release on Disc
Mad Max: Fury Road
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Best Direct-to-Video Title
Scooby-Doo! Meets KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Best Catalog Title
Mad Max: Collector's Edition
Shout! Factory

Best Boxed Set (Non-TV)
Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Two Collection
Marvel Studios
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Best 3D Disc
Mad Max: Fury Road
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Best Documentary on Disc
Life Itself
Magnolia Home Entertainment

Best Foreign Film on Disc
Human Capital
Film Movement

Best Asian Cinema on Disc
Kung Fu Killer
Well Go USA

Best Indie/Small-Budget Film on Disc
Whiplash
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Current TV Series on Disc
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Vintage TV Series on Disc
Lost in Space: The Complete Adventures
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Complete TV Series Set
Mad Men: The Complete Collection
Lionsgate

Best Miniseries on Disc
American Horror Story: Freak Show
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best TV Movie on Disc
Bessie
HBO Home Entertainment

Best International TV Series on Disc
Downton Abbey: Season 5
PBS Distribution

Best Nonfiction Special on Disc
Monument Men: The Road to Rushmore
Mill Creek Entertainment

Best Extras/Bonus Materials
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Box Art
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Packaging
Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza Collection
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Title Upgrade
Back to the Future Trilogy: 30th Anniversary Edition
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Restoration
My Fair Lady: 50th Anniversary Edition
CBS Home Entertainment
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best A/V Quality/Blu-ray Movie
Interstellar
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best A/V Quality/TV on Blu-ray
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Animation Disc
Inside Out
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Best Kidvid Disc
The Gumby Show: The Complete 1950s Series
NCircle Entertainment

Best Comedy Disc
Silicon Valley: The Complete First Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Drama Disc
The Imitation Game
Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best Action Disc
Mad Max: Fury Road
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Best Adventure Disc
Jurassic World
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Faith-Based Title on Disc
War Room
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Fantasy Disc
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Horror Disc
The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season
Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best Sci-Fi Disc
Ex Machina
Lionsgate

Best Sports Disc
Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot
Magnolia Home Entertainment

Best Music/Performance Disc
The Decline of Western Civilization Collection
Shout! Factory

Best Musical Disc
The Sound of Music: 50th Anniversary Edition
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Romance Disc
Spring
Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best Superhero Disc
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Marvel Studios
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Best Time Travel Disc
Back to the Future Trilogy: 30th Anniversary Edition
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Historical Adaptation
The Imitation Game
Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best Digital Release
Star Wars: The Digital Movie Collection
Disney/Fox

Best Digital TV Release
Orange Is the New Black: Season Two
Lionsgate
Netflix

Best Retail Exclusive
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water — Target Exclusive Bubble Wand
JohnsByrne
Paramount

Best European Exclusive
Pixels: Deluxe Edition
Elite Packaging by Cartamundi
Sony Pictures

Judges' Award
SelectED
FilmWorks Entertainment

Fan-Favorite Title of the Year
Back to the Future Trilogy: 30th Anniversary Edition
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

 


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