‘Tales of Halloween’ Wins Best Blu-ray at Saturn Awards

The best in genre home entertainment releases were honored earlier this week at the 43rd Annual Saturn Awards, where the horror anthology Tales of Halloween (read our review here) won the award for Best DVD/Blu-ray for the four-disc collector’s edition set released last year.

Tales of Halloween is a collection of 10 short films from 11 different directors that intersect on the same Halloween night in the same town.

The directors include Neil Marshall (Game of Thrones, The Descent, Doomsday), Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw 2-4, The Devil’s Carnival), Lucky McCee (The Woman, All Cheerleaders Must Die), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider, Gravedancers), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons). Paul Solet (Grace), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), the team of Andrew Kasch and John Skipp (Never Sleep Again), and Axelle Carolyn (The Halloween Kid), whose initial idea it was to assemble this group now known as The October Society for the project.

You can see the full list of 2017 Saturn Award winners below.

Saturn Awards – Film:

Best Comic-to-Film Motion Picture: Doctor Strange

Best Science Fiction Film: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Best Fantasy Film: The Jungle Book

Best Horror Film: Don’t Breathe

Best Thriller Film: 10 Cloverfield Lane

Best Actor in a Film: Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool)

Best Actress in a Film: Mary Eizabeth Winstead (10 Cloverfield Lane)

Best Supporting Actor in a Film: John Goodman (10 Cloverfield Lane)

Best Supporting Actress in a Film: Tilda Swinton (Doctor Strange)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Tom Holland (Captain America: Civil War)

Best Direction in a Film: Gareth Edwards (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story)

Best Film Screenplay: Eric Heisserer (Arrival)

Best Film Production Design: The BFG (Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg)

Best Film Editing: The BFG (Michael Kahn)

Best Film Music: La La Land (Justin Hurwitz)

Best Film Costume: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them (Colleen Atwood)

Best Film Make-Up: Star Trek Beyond (Monica Huppert, Joel Harlow)

Best Film Visual/Special Effects: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (John Knoll,

Mohen Leo, Hal Hickel, Neil Corbould)

Best International Film: The Handmaiden

Best Independent Film: La La Land

Best Animated Film: Finding Dory

Saturn Awards – Television:

Best Science Fiction TV Series: Westworld

Best Fantasy TV Series: Outlander

Best Horror TV Series: The Walking Dead

Best Action/Thriller TV Series: Riverdale

Best Presentation on Television: 11.22.63

Best Actor on Television: Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead)

Best Actress on Televison: Melissa Benoist (Supergirl)

Best Supporting Actor on Television: Ed Harris (Westworld)

Best Supporting Actress on Television: Candice Patton (The Flash)

Best Younger Actor on Television: Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things)

Best Guest Star on Television: Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Walking Dead)

Best Superhero Adaptation TV Series: Supergirl

Best New Media TV Series: Marvel’s Luke Cage/Stranger Things (tie)

Saturn Awards – Home Entertainment:

Best DVD/BD Release: Tales of Halloween

Best DVD/BD Classic Film Release: Time After Time

Best DVD/BD Collection Release: Frankenstein: Complete Legacy Collection

Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release: Phantasm Remastered

Best TV Series Release on DVD/BD: Hannibal: The Complete Series

Saturn Awards – Theatrical Stage Production:

Best Local Stage Production: A View From the Bridge (Ahmanson Theatre)


The Life Career Award: Lee Majors

The Visionary Award: Akiva Goldsman

The Filmmakers Showcase Award: Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver

The Special Recognition Award: Heavy Metal Magazine

The Breakthrough Performance Award: KJ Apa (Riverdale)

'Tales of Halloween' Blu-ray

For more Halloween news, follow @HalloweenDaily.

Matt Artz

Founded Halloween Daily News in 2012 and the Halloween International Film Festival in 2016. Professional writer/journalist/photographer since 2000.