Winners of the 10th Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards Announced
The winners of the 10th Annual Rondo Awards have been announced, and we have the full list of winners! Before we continue, we at Dread Central would like to say how honored we are to have been named Best Horror Website for the third consecutive year. We humbly thank you.
Celebrating a full decade of honoring the best in horror, the Rondos had all the categories covered. With over 30 different Rondos given away, everything from movie of the year, best short, book, website, magazine and collectible toy was covered. And here are your winners.
--Best Movie of 2011: Rise of the Planet of the Apes
--Best Television Presentation: "The Walking Dead: Save the Last One"
--Best Classic DVD: Island of Lost Souls (Criterion)
--Best Classic DVD Collection: "Twilight Zone" Blu-Ray Bundle (Seasons 1-5)
--Best Restoration: Island of Lost Souls (Criterion)
--Best Commentary: William Castle (Taped commentary on Spine-Tingler documentary)
--Best DVD Extra: "Mystery Science Theater 3000" Vol. XXII: Trail of the Creeper: Making the Brute Man, feature by Daniel Griffith
--Best Independent Film: Chillerama, directed by Adam Green, Tim Sullivan, Joe Lynch, Adam Rifkin
--Best Short Film: The Giant Rubber Monster Movie, directed by Thomas Berdinski
--Best Documentary (full frame): Midnight Madness: The History of Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films (Midnight Marquee)
--Book of the Year: Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster by Stephen Jacobs
--Best Magazine of 2011 (mass market): Rue Morgue
--Best Magazine of 2011 (fan market): Monsters From the Vault
--Best Article: The Golden Age of TV Terror by Kier-La Janisse with Dan Murphy, Rue Morgue #117
--Best Interview: August Ragone interviews Huaro Nakajima (the original Godzilla), Famous Monsters of Filmland #256
--Best Theme Issue: Fangoria Magazine #300
--Best Magazine Cover: Horror Hound #27 by Daniel Horne
--Best Website: Dread Central
--Best Blog of 2011: Terror From Beyond the Daves
--Best Convention of 2011: HorrorHound Weekend (Indianapolis)
--Best Fan Event of 2011: Vincentennial (St. Louis)
--Favorite Horror Host of 2011: Elvira
--Best Horror Comic: The Walking Dead
--Best Horror Multimedia (audio or podcast): Rue Morgue Radio
--Best Soundtrack or Horror CD: Midnight Syndicate: Carnival Arcane
--Best Toy, Model or Collectible: Broadway Bela (By Moebius, sculpted by Adam Daugherty and Jeff Yagher)
--Classic Most in Need of Restoration: Bride of Frankenstein
--Writer of the Year (for 2011): Tim Lucas
--Artist of the Year (Pro): Mark Maddox
--Linda Miller Award for Fan Artist of the Year: Roger Koch
--DVD Reviewer of the Year: George Reis
Henry Alvarez Award for Creative Design (In memory of the late Hollywood sculptor): Mike Hill (maker of Monsters)
International Fan of the Year: Peterk Kollarik (Budapest)
--Monster Kid of the Year: Tim Stockman
--Monster Kid Hall of Fame Inductees: Julie Adams, David J. Skal, George Stover, Michael Stein, Morgus the Magnificent and Mark Frank.
Congratulations to all the winners, and another big thank you to the Rondo Awards and the voters for your flattering recognition of us here at Dread Central. Huzzah!
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