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Friday, 15 April 2022 11:47

Media Play News announces the winners of their 2022 Home Entertainment Awards

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Our friends at Media Play News have officially announced the winners of their 2022 Home Entertainment Media Play Awards, and you can find the full details here.

“Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s Middle-Earth Ultimate Collector’s Edition earned the top prize in the annual Home Entertainment Media Play Awards, which honor the best home packaged-media, digital and streaming releases of 2021, taking Title of the Year, Blu-ray Disc of the Year, Best Movie Collection and Best Packaging.

Funimation’s Robotech: Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Disc won TV on Disc of the Year, as well as Best Disc Release of a Vintage TV Series.”

Here’s the partial list of winners: [Read on here...]

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TOP WINNERS

Title of the Year – Middle-Earth Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment)

TV on Disc of the Year – Robotech: Collector’s Edition (Funimation)

Blu-ray Disc of the Year – Middle-Earth Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment)

Fan-Favorite Title of the Year – A Quiet Place Part II (Paramount Home Entertainment)

PACKAGED MEDIA

Best New Movie on Disc – Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution)

Best Catalog Movie on Disc – Nashville (Paramount Presents)

Best Recent TV Season on Disc – The Crown: The Complete Fourth Season (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)

Best Disc Release of a Vintage TV Series – Robotech: Collector’s Edition (Funimation)

Best Movie Collection – Middle-Earth Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment)

Best Complete-Series Set – Supernatural (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment)

Best Compilation Boxed Set – The Evil Dead Groovy Collection (Lionsgate)

Best Indie Studio Disc Release – Willy’s Wonderland (Screen Media)

Best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc – Columbia Classics 4K Ultra HD Collection Vol. 2 (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)

Best Audio/Visual Quality – My Fair Lady 4K Ultra HD (Paramount Home Entertainment)

Best Extras/Bonus Material – Dune (1984) Limited Edition (Arrow Video)

Best Disc Upgrade – Dune (1984) Limited Edition (Arrow Video)

Best Retailer Exclusive – Target’s Schwarzenegger Double Feature – Total Recall/Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Lionsgate)

Best Box Art – Dirty Dancing (1987) 4K Steelbook (Lionsgate)

Best Packaging – Middle-Earth Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment)

Judges’ Awards for Excellence – Sparrows (1926) Blu-ray (VCI Entertainment)

You’ll find the rest of the winners here on the Media Play News website.

Also here at the site, we have one more new disc review for you today... Tim has taken a look at Mattie Do’s The Long Walk (2019) on Blu-ray Yellow Veil Pictures and Vinegar Syndrome. It’s a good film and well worth your time. You can read all about it here.

Finally, we have one other piece of release news for you today... Blue Underground has set Larry Cohen’s God Told Me To for release on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray combo on 7/19, remastered from a 4K scan of the uncensored original negative with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio. The existing Blu-ray extras will carry over and you’ll also get a new audio commentary by film historians Steve Mitchell and Troy Howarth.

That’s all for this week. Back on Monday with more. Happy Easter to those of you who celebrate it... and stay tuned!

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