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'Bond 50' Tops 'HM' Awards

29 Apr, 2013 By: John Latchem



A collection of 22 James Bond films celebrating the franchise’s 50th anniversary took the top prize at the third annual Home Media Magazine Awards, which honor the best DVDs and Blu-ray Discs of 2012.

MGM and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s Bond 50: Celebrating Five Decades of Bond 007 not only won Title of the Year, but also Best Boxed Set.

TV on Disc of the Year went to Anchor Bay Entertainment’s The Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season. A special edition of the second season of “Walking Dead” shaped like a zombie head took Best Packaging.

Blu-ray Disc of the Year went to Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Lawrence of Arabia: 50th Anniversary Edition, which also won Best Restoration.

Sony Pictures won a total of five awards, tied with Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. Fox collected four trophies.

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.


2013 Home Media Magazine Award Winners (Best Discs of 2012)

Title of the Year
Bond 50: Celebrating Five Decades of Bond 007
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
MGM

TV on Disc of the Year
The Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season
Anchor Bay Entertainment

Blu-ray Disc of the Year
Lawrence of Arabia: 50th Anniversary Edition
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Theatrical Title on Disc
The Dark Knight Rises
Warner Home Video

Best Direct to Video Release
Secret of the Wings
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Best Boxed Set
Bond 50: Celebrating Five Decades of Bond 007
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
MGM

Best 3D Disc
Hugo
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best Blu-ray Movie
Marvel’s The Avengers
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Best Blu-ray Collection
Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures
Paramount Home Media Distribution

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

Best Vintage TV Series on Disc
The Carol Burnett Show: The Ultimate Collection
Time Life

Best Miniseries or TV Movie on Disc
Hatfields & McCoys
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Complete TV Series on Disc
Dark Shadows: The Complete Original Series
MPI Home Video

Best TV on Blu-ray
Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Animation Disc
Finding Nemo 3D
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Best Animated Movie on Disc
Brave
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Best Animated TV Series on Disc
Transformers Prime Season One & Season Two
Shout! Factory

Best Indie/Small-Budget Film on Disc
Beasts of the Southern Wild
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Foreign Film on Disc
A Separation
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Asian Cinema on Disc
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale
Well Go USA

Best Foreign Catalog Film on Disc
La Grande Illusion
Lionsgate

Best Foreign-Film Collection
Battle Royale: The Complete Collection
Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best International TV Series on Disc
Downton Abbey: Season 2
PBS Distribution

Best Documentary on Disc
Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Magnolia Home Entertainment

Best Disc of a Nonfiction TV Series
Frozen Planet
BBC Home Entertainment

Best Nonfiction Special on Disc
The Decade You Were Born
Mill Creek Entertainment

Best Kidvid Disc
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!
nCircle Entertainment

Best Music DVD
Les Misérables: 10th Anniversary Concert — The Dream Cast
BBC Home Entertainment

Best Performance-Based DVD
The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection Of Unhinged Comedy
Shout! Factory

Best Sports Disc
NFL Super Bowl Collection I-XLVI
Gaiam Vivendi

Best Sports Entertainment Disc
WWE WrestleMania XXVIII
Gaiam Vivendi
WWE Home Entertainment

Best Fitness Disc
SparkPeople: Total Body Sculpting
Acorn Media
Acacia

Best Celebrity Workout Disc
Transform Your Body with Brooke Burke: Tone & Tighten
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Catalog Title on Disc — Debut
Wings
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best Catalog Title on Disc — Re-release
Singin in the Rain: 60th Anniversary Edition
Warner Home Video

Best Catalog Blu-ray
Jaws: Universal 100th Anniversary Edition
Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Best Restoration
Lawrence of Arabia: 50th Anniversary Edition
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Title Upgrade — Film
Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection Blu-ray
Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Best Title Upgrade — TV
Friends: The Complete Series Blu-ray
Warner Home Video

Best Extras
Prometheus
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Box Art
Tarantino XX: Celebrating 20 Years of Filmmaking
Lionsgate

Best Packaging
The Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season — Limited Edition Zombie Head
Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best App
Marvel’s The Avengers
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Fan-Favorite Title on Disc
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Complete Series
Shout! Factory

Judges’ Award
Breathe
FilmWorks Entertainment

Judges' Award
Titanic
Entertainment One

Judges' Award
Cagney & Lacey: The Complete Series — 30th Anniversary
Visual Entertainment


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