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Voting Is Open for the 2012 Reaper Awards

17 Sep, 2012 By: John Latchem

Online voting is underway for the fourth annual Reaper Awards and will run through Oct. 14. The ballot can be accessed through , or .

The Reaper Awards, honoring the best horror and thriller titles of the past year on DVD and Blu-ray, are presented by Home Media Magazine and DreadCentral.com. Eligible titles were released between Aug. 1, 2011, and July 31, 2012. Winners will be announced Oct. 22.

Fans can select their favorites from the past year in several categories, as well as vote on which title they are most looking forward to in the coming months. Titles were submitted by participating studios.

Results of the consumer vote will be combined with the selections of a judges’ panel of horror experts and DVD reviewers. The panel of judges will also select a Title of the Year.

2012 Reaper Award Nominees

Choice Theatrical Cut
Apollo 18 (Anchor Bay)
The Devil Inside (Paramount)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Fox)
Shark Night (Fox)
Trollhunter (Magnolia)

Best Limited Release/Direct-to-Video Title
Corman's World (Anchor Bay)
The Dead (Anchor Bay)
The Dead and the Damned (Inception)
The Divide (Anchor Bay)
Girls Gone Dead (eOne)
Good Neighbors (Magnolia)
Hostel: Part III (Sony Pictures)
Playback (Magnolia)
Quarantine 2 (Sony Pictures)
Some Guy Who Kills People (Anchor Bay)
Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (Fox)

Best Title From the Vault (Re-release or Catalog Title)
The Crow Blu-ray (Lionsgate)
Evil Dead 2: 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray (Lionsgate)
The Gamera Trilogy (Mill Creek)
Mimic: The Director's Cut (Lionsgate)

Best Collection
100 Greatest Horror Classics (Mill Creek)
The Battle Royale Collection (Anchor Bay)
The Gamera Trilogy (Mill Creek)
Scream 5-Film Set (Lionsgate)

Being Human: Season 1 — U.S. Version (eOne)
Dark Shadows: The Complete Original Series (MPI)
Dexter: Season 5 (Paramount/CBS)
Roseanne: Tricks & Treats (Mill Creek)
True Blood: Season 4 (HBO)
The Walking Dead: Season 1 — Special Edition (Anchor Bay)

Best Indie or Foreign Disc
The Dead and the Damned (Inception)
Detention (Sony Pictures)
The Last Circus (Magnolia)
Rabies (Image)

Best Extras
Detention (Sony Pictures)
True Blood: Season 4 (HBO)

Best Big Bad (Villain)
Cinderhella — Detention (Sony Pictures)
Japanese Cyber Punk — Hostel: Part III (Sony Pictures)
Damien — Madison County (Image)
Mother Koffin — Mother's Day (Anchor Bay)
Cannibal Mountain Men — Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (Fox)

Best Kill
Triple Murder — Battle Royale (Anchor Bay)
Flyboy Gets Hacked — Detention (Sony Pictures)
Cyber Punk Crossbow — Hostel: Part III (Sony Pictures)
Boiling Water — Mother's Day (Anchor Bay)
College Kid Jumps Into Woodchipper — Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (Magnolia)
Jenna Gets Drilled — Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (Fox)

Best Box Art
Detention (Sony Pictures)
Hostel: Part III (Sony Pictures)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Fox)
True Blood: Season 4 (HBO)
Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (Fox)

Spookiest Kidvid
Ernest Scared Stupid (Mill Creek)
Goosebumps: Attack of the Mutant (Fox)
Goosebumps: Ghost Beach (Fox)
The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D (Disney)
Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur (Warner)
Spooky Buddies (Disney)

Most Anticipated
Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter (Fox) — Oct. 23
Excision (Anchor Bay) — Oct. 16
Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (Fox) — Oct. 23

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