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'Halloween,' 'It Follows' Dominate the 2015 Reaper Awards

19 Oct, 2015 By: John Latchem



Anchor Bay and Shout! Factory’s joint release of Halloween: The Complete Collection earned the top honor at the 2015 Reaper Awards competition. The Blu-ray collection of all the films of the “Halloween” franchise also earned Best Collection.

In addition, Anchor Bay’s It Follows won four awards, including Choice Theatrical Cut, Best Digital Release, Best Scream Queen for Maika Monroe’s Jay, and Best Big Bad for the malevolent “It” force.

Anchor Bay also won for Best TV Collection for The Walking Dead: Season Four on Blu-ray.

Shout! Factory’s Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut — Limited Edition won two awards, Best Title From the Vault (Re-release or Catalog Title) and Best Box Art.

The Reaper Awards, presented by Home Media Magazine and DreadCentral.com, honored the top horror and thriller titles released between Aug. 1, 2014, and July 31, 2015. Studios submitted contenders for consideration by a panel of judges in conjunction with a consumer vote.

2015 Reaper Awards Winners

Horror Title of the Year

Halloween: The Complete Collection, Anchor Bay Entertainment/Shout! Factory

Choice Theatrical Cut

It Follows, Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best Limited Release/Direct-to-Video Title

The ABCs of Death 2, Magnolia Home Entertainment

Best Title From the Vault (Re-release or Catalog Title)

Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut — Limited Edition, Shout! Factory

Best Collection

Halloween: The Complete Collection, Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best TV Collection

The Walking Dead: Season Four, Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best Indie or Foreign Disc

The Babadook, Shout! Factory

Best Extras

Spider Baby, Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment

Best Box Art

Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut — Limited Edition, Shout! Factory

Best Packaging

Planet of the Apes: Caesar's Warrior Collection, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Big Bad

“It” — It Follows, Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best Scream Queen

Jay (Maika Monroe) — It Follows, Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best Kill

Barbed-Wire Biker — Wrong Turn 6, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Line of Dialogue

Pam: "Tell you what. Your god and my god can go to a motel and have a circle jerk for all I care. I'll be in Hell having a three way with the devil." — True Blood: Season 7, HBO Home Entertainment

Spookiest Kidvid

Witch’s Night Out, Mill Creek Entertainment

Best Digital Release

It Follows, Anchor Bay Entertainment

Best Digital TV Release

The Strain: Season 1, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Judges’ Award

As Above, So Below, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Open Windows, Cinedigm Entertainment Group

Leprechaun: The Complete Movie Collection, Lionsgate


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