Excellent selections are here for Holiday DVD gift giving for 2011.
Fun to round up, DVDs and Blu-Ray are thoughtful items to give anyone in the house.
Lucky for you that some great television series and classic films are just now released, sure to please even the Scrooge types that live amongst us.
This year, Hollywood movie studios have put together some special holiday gift sets that should make everyone smile–whether they’re "Law & Order", "One Tree Hill", "Shameless" or "Friday Night Lights" fans, or love the classic doggie family film, "Beethoven's Christmas Adventure."
For the hardcore 'say hello to my little friend' types, Al Pacino's tour de force, "Scarface" is presented in a stunning collectible humidor, made in limited quantities and superb in presentation.
Do you have someone on your Christmas list who can’t watch enough of “One Tree Hill”?
"One Tree Hill: The Complete Eight Season" for $59.98
The series eight season has arrived in glorious presentation with all 22 episodes on five discs, three new featurettes, two full-length audio commentaries plus unaired scene and a gag reel to boot. This is the season that Nathan lands a great job, awaits a new baby and Brooke and Julian wed.
For fans of the Texas football franchise, Universal has released a blockbuster set.
Friday Night Lights The Complete Series for $129.99
Fans can now relive the spirit of this small town with a big heart when “Friday Night Lights” The Complete Series takes us to Dillon, Texas as the pride and pitfalls of high school football are played out, to the intimate relationships between lovers, parents and friends.
Every moment of this critically acclaimed dramatic series is featured in “Friday Night Lights” The Complete Series, an incredible collection that includes 19 discs all packaged in a beautiful book filled with striking photography from the series. Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton and an all-star ensemble cast shine in this American drama series that will never be forgotten.
Law & Order The Complete Series - is also available for $699.00
Dick Wolf franchise, “Law & Order” The Complete Series gives fans the chance to follow every investigation from the discovery of the body to the final verdict, since the series’ 1990 beginning, on 104 discs available November 8, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
This unprecedented collection includes 11 full seasons that have never been released on DVD until now. Recapture every compelling case from this incredible series featuring an incomparable ensemble cast and dozens of electric guest stars all packaged in a beautiful 20-season, 104-disc collector’s box set. “Law & Order” The Complete Series also includes an exclusive collectible episode guide, as well as hours of exciting bonus material including deleted scenes, featurettes, cast interviews and more, on select seasons.
Beethoven's Christmas Adventure - $19.98
When Santa hands down the year’s Christmas assignments to his elves, Henry (Kyle Massey) is disappointed to find himself working in the stable, not the toy workshop. Feeling unappreciated, he flees the North Pole with Santa’s sleigh and magical bag of toys, only to crash land in a tree, stranding himself—and Santa’s bag—in a suburban American neighborhood.
When the bag ends up in the hands of an unscrupulous toy store owner, it looks like Christmas won’t be coming this year. That is, until the plucky and adorable Beethoven and his human pal Mason (Munro Chambers) join forces with Henry to save the holiday.
Scarface Limited Edition Humidor (BD + DIGITAL COPY) - $999.99
Inspired by the modern-day classic from acclaimed director Brian De Palma (Carlito's Way) and Oscar-winning writer Oliver Stone (Born on the Fourth of July), the Limited Edition Scarface Humidor is handcrafted by the world renowned Daniel Marshall for the ultimate collector and cigar enthusiast. A decadent collector's item limited to only 1,000 pieces worldwide, it pays tribute to Academy Award winner Al Pacino's (The Godfather) stunning portrayal of Tony "Scarface" Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted on film.
The humidor's exterior is hand painted and polished with Marshall's trademark ""1000"" coat brilliant finish, and its interior is made of untreated Spanish cedar complete with an analog hygrometer, guaranteed to properly condition and age approximately 100 cigars at optimal humidity levels. Expertly fitted with brass hinges in exemplary Daniel Marshall style and embellished with a custom medallion inspired by the iconic film, each humidor carries a numbered plaque, a certificate of authenticity with the designer's signature, and the Limited Edition Scarface Blu-ray encased in collectible Steel Book packaging with a digital copy of the film, a DVD of the 1932 version of Scarface plus 10 original art cards.
The action-packed Blu-ray features an all-new eye-popping re-mastered picture, explosive 7.1 audio track and never-before-seen bonus features."
We'll take two please.
"Shameless: The Complete First Season" for $49.99
Showtime hit series Shameless: The Complete First Season is on Blu-ray this holiday season. Showtime's popular revamp of the long-running British television program, the series stars William H. Macy as the shiftless patriarch of the Gallagher family, a poverty-line Chicago clan barely held together by eldest daughter Fiona (Emmy Rossum).
The 2-disc set will feature all twelve episodes from Season One in their broadcast aspect ratio of 1.78:1. Plus, "Bringing Shameless to America" behind the scenes documentary is enclosed. "Bringing the fun in Dysfunctional", "A Shameless discussion about Sex", "Shameless season 2 sneak peek" and Deleted Scenes are some of the bonus materials.