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2012 Reaper Awards: Winners Announced; The Walking Dead Named Title of the Year

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Did you get your votes in for the 2012 Reapers Awards? The winners have now been announced, and while there are a few surprises, “Title of the Year” is a real no-brainer!

From the Press Release:
Zombies overcame vampires and apes to score the top prize of the 2012 Reaper Awards. The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season — Special Edition, from Anchor Bay Entertainment, earned the Grimmy not only for Best TV on Disc, but for Title of the Year as well.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes, from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, also won two awards, taking Choice Theatrical Cut and Best Box Art. HBO Home Entertainment’s True Blood: The Complete Fourth Season won for Best Extras and Best Line of Dialogue: “I don’t care what happens as long as I get to kill shit!”

The Reaper Awards, presented by Home Media Magazine and DreadCentral.com, honor the top horror and thriller titles released between August 1, 2011, and July 31, 2012. Studios submitted contenders for consideration by a panel of judges in conjunction with a consumer vote.

New this year was a category devoted to Spookiest Kidvid, with the winner receiving a special Grimmy Jr. trophy. The prize went to Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment’s 3D Blu-ray of The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Congrats to all the winners, and thanks to everyone who voted! Here’s the full list of winners:

Title of the Year
The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season — Special Edition (Anchor Bay Entertainment)

The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season — Special Edition

Choice Theatrical Cut
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Fox)

Best Limited Release/Direct-to-Video Title
Quarantine 2: Terminal (Sony Pictures)

Best Title From the Vault (Re-release or Catalog Title)
Evil Dead 2: 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray (Lionsgate)

Best Collection
Battle Royale: The Complete Collection (Anchor Bay)

Best TV on Disc
The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season — Special Edition (Anchor Bay)

Best Indie or Foreign Disc
The Last Circus (Magnolia)

Best Extras
True Blood: The Complete Fourth Season (HBO)

Best Packaging
Dark Shadows: The Complete Original Series (MPI Home Video)

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Best Box Art
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Fox)

Best Line
“I don’t care what happens as long as I get to kill shit” – Jessica
True Blood: The Complete Fourth Season (HBO)

Best Big Bad (Villain)
Cinderhella — Detention (Sony Pictures)

Best Kill
College Kid Jumps Into Woodchipper — Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (Magnolia)

Judges’ Award
100 Greatest Horror Classics (Mill Creek Entertainment)

Spookiest Kidvid
The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D (Disney)

Most Anticipated
Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (Fox) — October 23rd

2012 Reaper Awards: Winners Announced; The Walking Dead Named Title of the Year

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