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Voting Is Open for the 2010 Reaper Awards

3 Sep, 2010 By: John Latchem

Online voting is now underway for the Second Annual Reaper Awards and will run through Oct. 1.

The Reaper Awards, honoring the best horror/thriller titles on DVD and Blu-ray, are presented by Home Media Magazine and DreadCentral.com. Winners will be announced Oct. 12 in a ceremony at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

Fans can select their favorites from the past year in seven categories, as well as vote on which titles they are most looking forward to in the coming months.

Titles were submitted by participating studios, with the field of nominees narrowed by a panel of horror experts and DVD reviewers. 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).

The ballot below can be accessed at HomeMediaMagazine.com/Reaper-Vote-2010 or ReaperAwards.com.

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 (E1), 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).

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