Monday, February 14, 2011

THE RONDO AWARDS!!

I vote in these things every year. This year I decided to post my ballot, for good or bad, on the site. Be sure to go and vote!

1. BEST MOVIE OF 2010 (Pick one)


-- THE WOLFMAN

2. BEST TELEVISION PRESENTATION

-- WALKING DEAD, 'Days Gone Bye,' AMC, 10.31.10. Opening episode finds zombies deep in Atlanta. 'Hey, you in the tank. Cozy in there?'

3. BEST CLASSIC DVD

-- VAMPIRE CIRCUS (1972)

4. BEST CLASSIC DVD COLLECTION

-- FANTOMAS: THE COMPLETE SAGA (Kino) Five-film set of silent serials from 1913-14.

5. BEST RESTORATION

-- THE GREEN SLIME: Warner Archives features longer American version.

6. BEST COMMENTARY

-- Ray Harryhausen, Tony Dalton, JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS

7. BEST DVD EXTRA

-- MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 Vol. XVIII: 'No Dialogue Necessary,' the making of The Beast of Yucca Flats, a half-hour featurette.

8. BEST INDEPENDENT FILM OR DOCUMENTARY (Click on video links to see clip or trailer)

-- EVAN STRAW, directed by Michael Legge. Cast of this tale of the paranormal includes Danielle Gelherter.

9. BEST SHORT FILM (Click on video links to see the film, a clip or trailer)

-- DREADFUL HALLOWGREEN SPECIAL, directed by Cameron McCasland and Rebecca Paiva. Featuring Dr. Gangrene, Penny Dreadful and Count Gore DeVol.

10. BOOK OF THE YEAR

-- INGRID PITT: Queen of Horror, the Complete Career, by Robert Michael 'Bobb' Cotter (McFarland, hardcover, 230 pages, $45).

11. BEST MAGAZINE OF 2010

-- Filmfax

12. BEST ARTICLE (Please choose two; one will win)

-- 'The (Almost) Forgotten Films of Richard Gordon: Space Monsters, Haunted Stranglers, Fiends Without Faces and More,' by Richard Gordon. FILMFAX #125. Autobiographical look back at his output in the 1950s.

-- 'Jess Franco's Declaration of Principles: How to Read the Early Films 1959-67,' by Tim Lucas. VIDEO WATCHDOG #157. A revised look at both a filmmaker and the cinematic waves he anticipated.

13. BEST INTERVIEW

-- Bert I. Gordon: 'Eye Caramba: The Cyclops Arrives on DVD,' by Tom Weaver. SCREEM #21. All about the see-through one-eyed monster.

14. BEST MAGAZINE COVER



15. BEST WEBSITE

-- Count Gore de Vol's Creature Features Films, interviews and horror host news updated weekly.

16. BEST BLOG OF 2010

-- Or write in another choice: TOMB IT MAY CONCERN by David Zuzelo

17. BEST CONVENTION OF 2010

-- Cinema Wasteland (Cleveland)

18. BEST FAN EVENT OF 2010

-- It's Bob on the phone! Dr. Gangrene uses cellphone to bring the voices of ailing Bob Burns (and Kathy), to the crowd at Wonderfest.


19. FAVORITE HORROR HOST OF 2010


-- THE GHOUL (Ohio)

20. BEST HORROR COMIC

-- BELA LUGOSI'S TALES FROM THE GRAVE (Monsterverse). Colorful and clever anthology features Bela as a very sinister host..

21. BEST HORROR AUDIO

-- B-MOVIE CAST Talk and horror history in this podcast.

22. BEST SOUNDTRACK OR HORROR CD

-- EARTH VS. THE SPIDER (Kritzerland). Albert Glasser's taut soundtrack still chills.

23. BEST TOY, MODEL OR COLLECTIBLE




WRITE-IN CATEGORIES

24. CLASSIC MOST IN NEED OF RESTORATION

INVASION OF THE SAUCERMEN

25. WRITER OF THE YEAR (for 2010)

DAVID ZUZELO

26. ARTIST OF THE YEAR (Pro)

LARS DESOUZA

27. ARTIST OF THE YEAR (Fan)

STEW MILLER

28. DVD REVIEWER OF THE YEAR

Which reviewer in print or online did the best work in 2010? David Zuzelo

29. 'MONSTER KID' OF THE YEAR

Michael Legge

30. MONSTER KID HALL OF FAME

And finally, help us again: Who do you think should be this year's inductees into the Monster Kid Hall of Fame?

ALREADY INDUCTED ARE: Bob and Kathy Burns, Forrest J Ackerman and James Warren, Zacherley and Vampira, Ray Harryhausen, Ray Bradbury, Alex and Richard Gordon, William K. Everson, Rick Baker, Basil Gogos, Roger Corman, Dick Klemensen, Gary and Sue Svehla, James Bama and Bobby 'Boris' Pickett, Paul and Jackie Blaisdell, Joe Dante, Don Glut, Jack Davis, German Robles and Frank Frazetta; Bernie Wrightson, Ben Chapman, Cortlandt Hull and Dennis Vincent, Ed 'Big Daddy' Roth, Archie Goodwin and Ghoulardi.Ken Kelly, Jim and Marion Clatterbaugh, Bob Wilkins, Calvin Beck, Paul Naschy, Lux Interior, Bob Lemon and Ray Meyers, Bill Warren, Dennis Druktenis, Sammy Terry, Eliot Brodsky and Frederick S. Clarke. Who should join them?

COUNT GORE DEVOL

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