Blade Runner Gains Top DVD Award
Ridley Scott’s “Blade Runner” was the big winner at the fourth annual DVD Critics Awards, with a Warner Home Video re-release of the 1982 sci-fi classic picking up two top awards in the annual contest.
“Blade Runner: Ultimate Collector’s Edition,” a five-disc set with several different versions of the film, a three-hour retrospective documentary, art cards and other memorabilia, won best of show, while “Blade Runner: The Final Cut” picked up best director’s cut honors.
Other key awards in the contest, produced by Home Media Magazine, went to Paramount/DreamWorks’ “Transformers” as best theatrical DVD, Sony Pictures’ “Seinfeld: The Complete Series” as best TV-DVD, Disney’s “Ratatouille” as best animation DVD and Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” as best Blu-ray Disc theatrical title.
A panel of home entertainment critics and judges selected the winners from nearly 140 entries. [thr]