Movieweb's 2015 Holiday Gift Guide
The world is in constant chaos. So we should live every Christmas like it's our last. Which means not only receiving, but also giving the best holiday gifts around. Sadly, that's sometimes hard to do. Especially with so many impossible gifters in every family. It's always a challenge to find that perfect something for the loved ones in your life. You need look no further for ideas than our 2015 holiday gift guide. We've collected the best in Blu-ray, DVD and collectible movie memorabilia for you here, in one convenient place. With just a few weeks left, you can get a jump on the rush. Whether you're hunting for Dad, Mom, the kids, your best friend, girl friend, transgender lover or drunk uncle, we're sure we've included something for everybody. From the biggest Hollywood blockbusters to a few Christmas favorites, and even a very obscure release for that one snobby cinefile on your list, we have everyone covered...Even you! Take a look, and discover that finding the perfect gift really isn't that hard. Not when everyone loves a good movie! Here is the best of the best in Holiday Blu-ray, DVD and movie memorabilia. And it's all just a click away. You don't even need to leave the house!
For Everyone: Star Wars Original Trilogy Blu-ray SteelBook. As the galaxy prepares for the next generation of Star Wars, the six epic films have each been release as commemorative Blu-ray steelbooks. And we can't think of a better gift for just about everyone. Here, we're focusing on the original trilogy, but the prequel trilogy is also available for those who dare make such a bold choice. These highly collectible films will be available for a limited time only, released in newly repackaged artwork. Each film from the Saga is presented with new character packaging allowing fans to choose their favorite or collect all six for a limited time. In addition to the collectible steelbook packaging, each single disc Blu-ray includes existing audio commentary with George Lucas and the film crew as well as audio commentary from archival interviews with the cast and crew. The newly repackaged Saga includes all six feature films on Blu-ray, along with three additional discs containing more than 40 hours of previously released extensive special features. B00CCIVKJS
For Dad: The Daniel Craig Collection James Bond 007 Limited Edition Steelbook. Although the James Bond films are readily available on Blu-ray already, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is releasing a line of James Bond steelbooks that feature stylish cover art based on the film franchise's famous opening titles. Here, we focus on the Daniel Craig movies in the series, which we're sure your dad will love to get his hands on. The set includes Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Skyfall. If you want to be a big spender, you can go for the The Ultimate James Bond Collection which features all 23 iconic Bond films together in one Blu-ray box-set, including a 24th space for Spectre. B0142WJ246
For Mom: Circle of Trust. Founded by the late Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys fame, Oscilloscope Laboratories brings to Blu-ray and DVD all sorts of different films. If you're looking to purchase that special gift for your moving loving mom, and aren't sure what she already has in her collection, Oscilloscope is offering a cool program called the Circle of Trust. For just $99, you can sign Mom up to have delivered the next ten Oscilloscope titles as they're released along with a number of other neat perks. Past releases have included narrative films like Bellflower and documentaries like Exit Through the Gift Shop so, for about $10 a title, you can treat your loving mother to an ongoing selection of cinematic gems! Order Here.
For Toddlers: Aladdin Diamond Edition. Climb aboard for a magical carpet ride with nonstop laughs, action-packed adventure and Academy Award-winning music that will make your children's hearts soar. Now for the first time ever, a whole new world of Disney's Aladdin is revealed in a whole new way on Blu-ray and Digital HD, with never-before-seen bonus! With the help of a hysterically funny, shape-shifting, 10,000-year-old Genie played by the late Robin Williams, street-smart commoner Aladdin and clever, confident Princess Jasmine join forces against the evil sorcerer Jafar to put an end to his plans to take over the kingdom! B00WR534TK
For Your Younger Sister: Inside Out Blu-ray. When 11-year-old Riley moves to a new city, her Emotions team up to help her through the transition. Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness work together, but when Joy and Sadness get lost, they must journey through unfamiliar places to get back home. Inside Out is one of the biggest movies of 2015. And while we're sure the whole family will fall in love with the characters, including the magical imaginary friend Bing Bong, who sacrifices it all, the young girls in the house will be able to identify with Riley and her adventures. This is a perfect movie for that special girl who already owns everything else. B00YCY46VO
For Your Younger Brother: Home Alone 25th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition. Celebrate 25 years of holiday hijinks and hilarity with the ultimate Home Alone Collection including all 5 movies together for the first time! Start with the original blockbuster hit comedy starring Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern and Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister an adorable eight-year-old determined to defend his house against burglars using an outrageous array of ingenious booby traps. Then gather the whole family for a fun-filled Home Alone marathon with 4 side-splitting sequels packed with even more techo-gadgets, awesome ambushes and crime-stopping wizardry! Includes all 5 films together for first time! You also get more than 2 hours of special features, a collectible ornament, fake spider, Battle Plan and Wanted posters all in a limited-edition paint can package! B0145JUW0E