Winners of the 2009 DVD Critics Choice Awards!

Hi all!

Just wanted to share the list of winners from the 2009 DVD Critics Choice Awards! This is the Fifth Annual DVD Critics Awards, which honors the top DVD and Blu-ray Disc titles from 2008. More than 130 entries were judged by a panel of critics and journalists. Submitted titles also were placed in eight special categories for the consumer vote, bringing the total number of awards to 21.

Warner Home Video’s The Dark Knight won Best Theatrical Title, plus the consumer categories Best Action Title, Best Superhero Title and Consumer Favorite.

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment’s Pixar release Wall-E also fared well, winning for Best Animated Title and taking the consumer vote for Best Sci-Fi Title.

In all, Warner won five awards, while sister company HBO took three. Disney earned four awards.

Here are the awards:

2009 DVD Critics Award Winners:

Title of the Year: The Sopranos: The Complete Series, HBO
Best Theatrical Title: The Dark Knight, Warner
Best TV DVD: Mad Men: Season One, Lionsgate
Best Classic/Catalog Title: The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration Gift Set, Paramount
Best Collection/Multidisc Set: The Sopranos: The Complete Series, HBO
Best Nonfiction Title: Young @ Heart, 20th Century Fox
Best Animation Title: Wall-E, Walt Disney Studios
Best Kidvid Title: Tinker Bell, Walt Disney Studios
Best Nontheatrical Title: Stargate: Continuum, Fox/MGM
Best Extended Cut/Director’s Cut: Step Brothers, Sony Pictures
Best Extras: Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Universal Studios
Best Packaging: Masters of Horror: Season Two, Anchor Bay
Best Blu-ray Disc: Planet of the Apes: 40-Year Evolution, 20th Century Fox

Consumer’s Choice Categories

Consumer Favorite DVD/Blu-ray Release: The Dark Knight, Warner
Funniest DVD/Blu-ray: Robot Chicken: Star Wars, Warner
Best Action Title: The Dark Knight, Warner
Best Sci-Fi Title: Wall-E, Walt Disney Studios
Best Superhero Title: The Dark Knight, Warner
Best Western Title: 3:10 to Yuma, Lionsgate
Best Period Piece: Band of Brothers (Blu-ray), HBO
Best Single Extra: The Making-Of Documentary on Sleeping Beauty: Platinum Edition, Walt Disney Studios

Be sure to check them out at your favorite online or brick-and-mortar retailer if you missed them last year!

–Fitz

p.s. Here are some of the award winners:

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