Writer/Director Michael Dougherty’s Trick ‘r Treat won four awards in our First Annual Straight-to-DVD Movie Awards, including Best Picture. Dougherty won for Best Director and Samm Todd tied with Van Wilder: Freshman Year‘s Kristin Cavallari for Best Actress. Trick also nabbed Best Horror.
Other winners include Cuba Gooding Jr. and Reece Thompson, who tied for Best Actor for Wrong Turn at Tahoe and Assassination of a High School President respectively. Road Trip: Beer Pong won Best Comedy, while Best Family Film went to Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure. Perhaps the most unsurprising win was in the Title-So-Bad-It’s-Awesome category, which went to Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus.
Here’s a complete list of winners:
Best Picture – Trick ‘r Treat
Best Actor – Tie: Cuba Gooding Jr. (Wrong Turn at Tahoe) & Reece Thompson (Assassination of a High School President)
Best Actress – Tie: Kristin Cavallari (Van Wilder: Freshman Year) & Samm Todd (Trick ‘r Treat)
Best Director – Michael Dougherty (Trick ‘r Treat)
Worst Picture – 2012: Supernova
Best Comedy – Road Trip: Beer Pong
Best Horror – Trick ‘r Treat
Best Action/Thriller – Tie: The Code/Wrong Turn at Tahoe
Best Family Film – Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure
Best Doc – Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary
Best Sci Fi/Fantasy – Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
Title-So-Bad-It’s-Awesome Award – Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus
Trailer Addict has a VERY brief video interview (like, 30 seconds) with Miguel Ferrer, who stars with Cuba Gooding Jr. and Harvey Keitel in the crime thriller Wrong Turn at Tahoe. Ferrer talks about what’s it’s like to work with Cuba, and their respective roles in the film.
Film is directed by Alexandre Aja cohort Franck Khalfoun, who helmed parking lot horror flick P2.
Wrong Turn at Tahoe drops January 12th. You can pre-order it here.