DVD Gift Ideas – 1 Month To Christmas

DVD Christmas Gift Ideas – 1 Month To Christmas

Oh my! It’s only a month before Christmas!

With only a month to go before the Yuletide merrymaking, you still have a bit of time to plan out the gifts to give away. There is no need to panic regarding the choices of presents. You wouldn’t mind some suggestions from us, would you? How about giving away DVDs as Christmas gifts? Like our DVD Box Sets. Pretty cool, yes?

We have a diverse range of the hottest DVDs that are sure to give all the thrills to your recipients. And don’t forget to give to yourself too! Check out some of our suggestions:

Outlander Box Set
Follow WWII nurse Claire Randall as she travels back in time in 1743 in Scotland. Will Claire be able to return to the present, or will she stay with her new love, Jamie Fraser?

Outlander fans are sure to enjoy a Christmas marathon at the comforts of their living room with the Outlander Seasons 1-2 Box Set.

Poldark Box Set
If you’ve been crushing on Kili in “The Hobbit,” we’re sure you’ll fall even harder for Aidan Turner as he portrays Ross Poldark in the epic British-American drama series “Poldark.” Follow the adventures of Poldark as he rebuilds his life after returning from the American War of Independence.

Enjoy the Christmas season at home with Poldark Seasons 1-2 Box Set.

Andre Rieu Christmas in London
Did you hear the sound of the sweet violin? Because we do. Revel in the magic of Andre Rieu’s musical genius as he and his Johann Strauss Orchestra serenade the crowd with timeless Christmas classics. Don’t miss this!

This wonderful Andre Rieu DVD is a jovial celebration is only available in Andre Rieu Christmas in London DVD.

Richie McCaw Chasing Great
If you are an athlete looking for a celebrity to idolize for determination and great guts, then Richie McCaw is your man. Witness as McCaw leads the All Blacks into World Cup triumphs and go down in history as the most capped rugby athlete. You’ll be amazed at all the string of achievements this small town New Zealand “ordinary guy” did.

 Richie McCaw Chasing Great DVD is a great gift for any sports nut.

AFL Premiers 2016 Victory Pack
Western Bulldog fans and footy aficionados are sure to be thrilled with the release of AFL Premiers 2016 Victory Pack DVD. This DVD pack features the 2016 AFL Grand Final and the Official Premiers Highlights. How far have the Bulldogs come from cellar dwellers to winning the comp.

Nashville Box Set
Country music lovers, listen up! Your favourite musical drama is now available in a set! Watch the drama between Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes as they try to stay on top of the country music arena. Enjoy watching without commercial breaks when you buy Nashville Seasons 1-4 Box Set.

Cold Feet Box Set
When you’re an adult, you are faced with a lot of choices and circumstances. And you are not alone to face them when you’ve got great friends to be there through your ups and downs. Marriage, parenthood, careers, affairs—these are just some of the things our six thirty something friends confront in this hilarious comedy series Cold Feet.

 Enjoy the Cold Feet Seasons 1-5 Box Set this Christmas.

Jason Bourne Box Set
Follow the action-filled adventures of the man known as Jason Bourne in this five-movie collection. If you haven’t been to the cinema for some reason, you can watch all five movies. And oh, isn’t it great that you can watch the movies over and over again? Purchase Jason Bourne 1-5 Collection now!

Game Of Thrones Special
The war for power goes on in this narrative based on the novel “A Song of Fire and Ice” by George R. R. Martins.

We are sure you can’t get enough of Game of Thrones because it’s the hottest TV show right now! Get Game of Thrones Series 5 for under $30! And don’t forget to get a copy of the recently released Game of Thrones Series 6 or grab the complete box set. Awesome Chrissy gift.

Victoria Season 1
If the romantic affairs and government back in the old days are your thing, and if you are intrigued by the lives of certain influential monarchs, then you will enjoy Victoria Season 1. You’ll not only be immersed with the power struggle, intrigue, and love affairs in the political circle, you’ll also be in awe at the backdrop and the impressive vogue of the people back in the day. Queen Victoria’s complicated life as she rises to power is something that you (and your recipient) shouldn’t miss in this historical drama. Avail of Victoria Season 1 DVD now.

We have laid 10 choices for you to choose as the perfect Christmas gifts for your friends, loved ones, colleagues, and for yourself. All titles mentioned are available in store and very ready for immediate dispatch. So, what are you waiting for? Order now, ho ho ho and Merry Christmas!

Bones season 11 DVD – Best season yet?

It’s here, the Bones season 11 DVD. Is it the best season yet or are we getting tired of Booth and Bones? Series 11 is now available to order on DVD

A lot of TV series come and go. Some are forgettable, while some fill us with nostalgia. Some are meh, while some go down forever in history as having a cult following. Some movies even give a nod to famous TV series! There are a few that only get to have a few episodes before being cancelled, while some get only a season. A TV series is really good if it gets a second, third, or fourth season, but we know that a series is incredibly magnificent if it gets to cross past the tenth season!

American crime procedural drama “Bones” is one of the TV series that has reached past the tenth. In fact, it is already in the 11th season. And oh, there is already an incoming 12th season next year! Season 11 is the best season yet, and fans definitely aren’t tired of Agent Seeley Booth (who you may remember from Buffy The Vampire Slayer and his spinoff Angel) and Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan! What’s more, there are exciting personal matters that fans should watch out for in this season. How could you not love this TV series when the story is executed at a nice, steady pace, and the story is credible and based on actual forensic archeological and forensic anthropological practices? No wonder this TV series has been airing triumphantly since 2005! You shouldn’t miss this opportunity to pre-order Bones Series 11 DVD so you can have something to indulge with your friends come December!

Many changes occur in the 11th season, regarding Booth and Brennan’s lives in and out of work. Will Booth and Brennan still have some frictions in matters of faith and Scientific facts? Will Brennan still be out of the loop regarding pop-culture references? What about the staff at Jeffersonian? Can they deal with the changes? If so, how can they deal with all of it? James Aubrey is taking a very active role now in the FBI and ready to take on cases to solve. Another notable happening in Season 11 is the crossover with another Fox series involving a case in Halloween. Two TV series in a single episode? That’s just the coolest, yeah?

Order your very own Bones Series 11 DVD right now. And yes, you will receive your copy straight to your door on the day of release. And what’s good about the DVD version? You’ll get to play it all over again in the comfort of your own living room. No need for internet connection too! You’ll get high-definition picture, crisp sound, and more special features on DVD that you won’t get any other way. Bones Series 11 DVD is a good investment, so order now!

The best 2016 movies still to come

The best 2016 releases still to come
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We’re in the middle part of 2016 with it’s cool winter weather and shorter days, but there are still lots and lots of great treats for all movie aficionados out there. Let’s not beat around the bush and have a look at the best of the movies coming our way for the rest of this year.

Ice Age: Collision Course DVD
Ice Age fanatics can look forward to a fifth round of fun and adventure! Scrat’s perpetual acorn-chasing suddenly leads him to a literal out-of-this-world trek, which results in some events which might change the face of the Earth! Join Diego, Sid, Manny, and all our animal friends in their feat as they travel to new lands while interacting with interesting new characters.

This movie features the voices of Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Lopez, and Seann William Scott.

Ghostbusters DVD
Who you gonna call?

After 30 years, Ghostbusters is coming back to the big screen. Indulge in heaps of phantoms, a new villain, lots of laughter, and exciting adventure. Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, and Leslie Jones are the new Ghostbusters who are sure to take the bad guys—er ghosts, down. Chris Hemsworth joins them as Ghostbusters’ receptionist.

The Nice Guys DVD
Let’s dig into the circumstances and the conspiracies surrounding the probably suicide of a porn star in the 1970s in Los Angeles. Bringing you action on the big screen are renowned actors Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in this engaging mystery crime thriller of a great movie. They’re a nice duo to hang out with this year!

 X-Men: Apocalypse DVD
Many a faithful X-men fan remembers Apocalypse as the first mutant and a dreadful villain in the X-men franchise. Apocalypse comes back from hibernation in this year’s X-men movie. Of course, given the way the world looks, he will try to use his terrible power to destroy humanity and change the world according to his own preference. But it’s not gonna happen. The X-men, led by Charles Xavier and Raven, will ultimately prove that they will come to save the day.

This movie is directed by Bryan Singer, and stars Sophie Turner, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, Olivia Munn, Tye Sheridan, and Lucas Till.

Alice Through The Looking Glass DVD
Welcome back to Wonderland for this new Disney DVD for this new magical movie starring Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter. Alice, portrayed by Mia Wasikowska, gains entrance back to this fantastical world through the Looking Glass to save the Mad Hatter in time. Also starring in this movie are Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, and features the voices of Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen, Timothy Spall, John Sessions, Barbara Windsor, Paul Whitehouse, Toby Jones, and the late Alan Rickman in one of his final roles.

Bad Neighbors 2 DVD
A new batch of neighbors, in the form of the sorority Kappa Kappa Nu, moves in next door and brings in more chaos than the fraternity before them. Joining forces to fight off these sorority sisters are Mac and Kelly Radner, and former adversary, Teddy.

Starring in this ultimately funny movie are Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Selena Gomez.

Star Trek Beyond DVD
This sci-fi movie is sure to bring you into another out-of-this-world escapade. The USS Enterprise travels to unknown territories while in their five-year duty. Things go wrong, and Kirk and his squad must survive despite the lack of resources and communication. Getting back to Earth is something every Star Trek fan should watch out for.

Starring in this movie are Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, John Cho, Simon Pegg, and Anton Yelchin.

Finding Dory DVD
The Finding Dory DVD is the sequel to the mega popular Finding Nemo. Explore underwater again with Dory, the amnesiac blue tang, who travels back home with her friends Nemo and Marlin, to look for her family. Along the way, she meets other new characters and lessons about what a real family is about.

Featured in this movie are the voices of Ellen DeGeneres as Dory, Hayden Rolence as Nemo, and Albert Brooks as Marlin.

Midnight Special DVD
This sci-fi drama film stars Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, Joel Edgerton, Jaeden Lieberher, and Adam Diver.

Alton Meyer, a boy who has mystical powers and worshiped by members of a cult, is whisked away by his father at the dead of night. However, the US Government, who enlists the help of National Security Angent Paul Sevier, is curious and is determined to get into the bottom of the secret. Father and son must escape from the opposing forces before the cataclysm occurs.

Money Monster
George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Jack O’Connell star in this riveting thriller directed by actor Jodie Foster.

This thriller movie follows a financial TV host, Lee Gates, and his producer, who are held hostage by an enraged investor and viewer, who blames the lose of his family’s money on Gate’s advice. As to how the movie ends, you better see for yourself.

Captain America: Civil War DVD
Chris Evans is back on the big screen as the eponymous superhero. Captain America: Civil War also stars Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Jeremy Renner, Paul Bettany, Don Cheadle, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Holland, Emily VanCamp, William Hurt, Daniel Bruhl, and Frank Grillo.

An international event results in politicians intruding in the enterprise of the Avengers. This results to two opposing sides, one regarding working without hindrance, headed by Steve Rogers, and the other, obeying the government, headed by Tony Stark aka Iron Man. How do they deal with each other in the face of a new enemy? This new Marvel movie is one of their best.

The Angry Birds Movie DVD
Be prepared to enjoy the fuzzy birds on the big screen with The Angry Birds Movie. Based on the Angry Birds game franchise, follow the adventures of these cute flightless birds as they encounter the intruding pigs in their paradise. Get to know what makes these birds so angry.

This movie features the voices of Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, and Bill Hader.

Independence Day: Resurgence DVD
The sequel to the 1996 movie is finally here but unfortunately without Will Smith. Enjoy another sci-fi movie, and we are sure this is so good. Twenty years after the first invasion, mankind has upgraded facilities, including space technology. However, an impending extra-terrestrial threat might just give man’s newest defenses some great challenge.

Starring in this edge-of-your-seat thriller are Liam Hemsworth, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Jessie Usher, Sela Ward, Maika Monroe, Judd Hirsch, Brent Spiner, Vivica Fox, William Fichtner, and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

David Brent: Life on the Road DVD
This mockumentary comedy treat follows David Brent, the main character of the BBC television series “The Office.” David Brent is brought to life by Ricky Gervais, who portrays the character in the said TV series.

A camera crew follows the former comedy star as he travels on a tour with his rock band. Want to get updated on David Brent’s recent whereabouts? We’re not telling, but watch this movie and see for yourself.

Jason Bourne DVD
Matt Damon is back on screen as Jason Bourne. This movie, a sequel to 2007 movie Born Ultimatum, follows Bourne, who must travel back to his roots to seek the truth of who he really was.

It’s for sure that this movie is going to give you a lot of thrills and action, and starring along with Damon are Julia Stiles, Vincent Cassel, Alicia Vikander, and Tommy Lee Jones.

Well, there you have all the best upcoming movies that we are sure you will enjoy for the rest of 2016. Hope you enjoy!

Downton Abbey Final Series On DVD

Downton Abbey final series is now available to order on DVD and Blu Ray.

What are good points of a period drama?

There’s that interesting plot regarding characters. You get a glimpse of how people go about with their lives back in the day. You are able to view how events, such as national or world events, affect the lives and feelings of characters. A period drama also gives you insights on how people interact with one another in their time, especially with a social order that is different from ours today. You also witness the social hierarchy in a certain era. In the case of a Downton Abbey DVD both upstairs and downstairs.

Another good thing about period drama is the beauty of the setting. Old modes of transportation, the precursor of businesses, and unpaved roads just might greet you even on the first scene. When everything is urbanized, period dramas could even give you lush scenery that will take your breath away and make you wish to go on a vacation to the countryside. But of course, you also get to see the fashion statement of the people during that time period. What was in vogue for women and men? What were the accessories that were the fad back then?

Indeed, a period drama is an art that pampers you with intriguing an storyline, a thick plot, a captivating backdrop, and splendid costumes you can mostly see in history books or encyclopedias. Now, that exactly is what the British period drama “Downton Abbey” is offering its viewers.

This critically acclaimed TV series revolves around the lives of the aristocrat, that of the Crawley family of Downton Abbey. Both the upstairs family and the downtstairs workers. Each series paints a picture of the interaction of each characters and the social dynamics that exist during that time. Each season brings us back in time of famous world events, like the sinking of the RMS Titanic, for example, and lets us into the mentality of the people when such events occurred. The stories also illustrate the interwoven lives of each character in this majestic English country estate.

And each season keeps getting better and better, which is why this show gathers fans from around the globe. With nominations and awards right and left, we must say this is a magnificent series indeed! This TV series has provided us with quality and pleasurable viewing for 6 seasons. But yet, even a good series has to say goodbye, for Downton Abbey is down to its last season, the sixth season. But who says you can say goodbye to such a good series without a farewell gift?

There’s nothing to worry, folks, because Downton Abbey Series 6 DVD is available to order now. It’s also available in a complete 6 series box set. If you have collected the first five seasons, and had wanted to complete your collection, now is the time to give yourself a wonderful gift.

The best thing about owning your very own Downton Abbey Series 6 DVD is that you get free bonus features and more good stuff, something you don’t get on a paid streamed version. No, you just can’t. Another thing to note is that you can be an aristocrat in your lounge or own bedroom and enjoy a marathon. And that clear crisp sound? You can’t get that on a streamed version!  Downton Abbey Series 6 DVD is now available to order at DVDLand.

Oscar Best Picture Nominees

Oscar Best Picture Nominees

That’s right! This coming Monday is the 88th Academy Awards 2016.

It’s that time of the year again, when actors strut on the red carpet and bask in Hollywood glory. It’s that time of the year when fashion designers earn a yea or a nay from the critics and the public for the outfit and the pieces that they created for our favourite personalities. It’s that time of the year when the famous people earn an A+ for their suits and gowns, or even thumbs down for their wardrobe disaster.

But most importantly, the Academy Awards is the time of the year when the films get to bag home that coveted Academy Award of Merit (popularly known as the Oscar statuette). People from across the globe look forward to this prestigious awarding ceremony year after year.

This year, who’s going to win the Oscar Best Picture? Let’s check out the following films nominated for Best Picture.

The Big Short
This comedy-drama, directed by Adam McKay, is one of the strongest contenders this year. This movie, which is regarding the 2007-2008 financial crisis and the mortgage market problems in the US, is based on a 2010 non-fiction book of the same title, which is authored by Michael Lewis. It’s about four people who took advantage of the declining economic situation in the housing market to make a fortune.

This might not seem like a typical moviegoer’s cup of tea because of finance. Aside from people adept in the technical world of money, who else likes casually talking about banks, loans, mortgages, and credit? But because of the genius of this written gem, moviegoers are entertained and, at the same time, educated. What happened during that time? What caused the economic crisis? Despite the complexity of the plot, the world of finance is made accessible and understandable. Go watch it if you want to know what we mean.

This movie has Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, and Steve Carell. This film is relevant to almost everyone who had seen that decade. Five nominations are garnered by this film, including Best Picture. Will “The Big Short” win this year?

Bridge Of Spies
This drama-thriller, which is based on a 1960 Cold War incident involving a U-20 spy plane, is directed by esteemed director Steven Spielberg. Tom Hanks, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan, and Mark Rylance are the stellar cast in this movie.

The Bridge Of Spies DVD is a heavy drama which will keep you at the edge of your seat, and keep you guessing until the end. Tom Hanks is impressive in his role as insurance lawyer, James B. Donovan, who is hired by the CIA to be lawyer for an arrested Soviet Union spy, brought to life by Mark Rylance. Will the negotiation go as planned? Will each country release its detained spy in exchange for the other country’s detained spy?

This movie is based on real events with real personalities. With an impressive direction, powerful storytelling, and realistic acting, you will be drawn to this movie. With 6 Oscar nominations including Best Picture, will this win?

Another historical drama is in the list, and yes, it’s “Brooklyn,” starring Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, and Domhnall Gleeson. Love abounds in this movie. Love knows no bound, even distance between countries. Or does it?

We are given the life story of Eilis, a youthful Irish woman who travelled to America from Ireland for greener pastures. It does get getting used to another place, but by time, Eilis was able to adjust to Brooklyn and even found love. But when things go back in her birthland, will she leave her love behind? Or will she travel back home to look into the matter of things?

If you want to see how love blossoms in the 1950s, we tell you, you better check this movie out. This is not your usual historical romance movie. And oh, do you know this movie garners three Oscar nominations, including Best Picture? We hope the judges love this one.

Mad Max: Fury Road
Dystopian movies everywhere! But make “Mad Max: Fury Road” as an exception. Unlike most dystopian movies that rely on special effects to cover up for the lack of a solid plot, “Mad Max: Fury Road” boasts of a convincing plot, an excellent storyline, and effects that can take your breath away.

If the dystopian world in “Mad Max: Fury Road” is real in real-time, we can be sure that Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron will save the day because they know exactly what they are doing. Thank goodness for real actors like them! Even if Hardy’s character has less spoken lines, his actions deliver. The most part of the movie grips you into action, and the cinematography makes you feel like you are a character in the movie itself. Super cool, right?

Thanks to director George Miller, we get to see a real live-action film instead of a computer-animated production. This is a dream come true for him, considering the many times that the production of this movie had been delayed.

Would you believe that this action-packed movie is nominated for ten different categories, including Best Picture? We will never wonder if this movie gains that golden Oscar for said category.

The Martian
Another movie based on a novel is nominated for Best Picture in the Oscars this year, and yes, this is “The Martian.” Matt Damon really convinced us that surviving on a planet without the same atmosphere as ours can be feasible, but that is only if you have your smarts and limited equipment to get by.

This movie, which is based on the 2011 sci-fi novel by Andy Weir, and directed by Ridley Scott, is a riveting tale of Mark Watney who was left for dead in an out-of-Earth mission after an unforgiving dust storm, only to find himself alive and doing all he can to provide for himself and contact home (aka Earth) lightyears away. Adding to the excitement of this movie is the arduous rescue mission while racing against time to bring Watney home safely.

Seven nominations including Best Picture, we are sure that this movie deserves the accolades.

This movie, based on Emma Donoghue’s novel of the same title, is sure to tug your heartstrings. “Room” is directed by Lenny Abrahamson, and stars Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, William H. Macy, Joan Allen, and Sean Bridgers.

One will probably think that nothing significant happens in an enclosed space, or that no story ever happens, but Ma (Larson) and her five-year-old son, Jack, create their own universe. Ma gives love and affection to her son, even going as far as to make the young boy believe that the Room is the world to him, that Room is the only thing real, unlike the fake outside. But when Mother and Child are able to escape the Room, Jack sees the world for the first time. Their discoveries of the world (an outside world revisited for Ma, and a new world for Jack) will give them a new perspective in their life.

Four nominations including Best Picture for this movie. Be sure to watch this.

Another story based on real-life events, “Spotlight” is a film that discloses all that is hidden.

When abuses inside the Church had been allegedly hidden, a team of journalists from The Boston Globe investigates and found out cover-up that had been around for decades.

This movie is directed by Tom McCarthy, and stars Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, and Michael Keaton. It has six nominations in the Oscars, including Best Picture.

The Revenant
If you think Leonardo diCaprio is just all about playing dashing characters, drop that image of him. What you are going to see is a different Leo, a Leo that takes on a difficult role that can make you applaud and say that he is, indeed, a well-rounded actor.

diCaprio stars as fur trapper Hugh Glass in The Revenant DVD, which is directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu. This film is based on a novel by Michael Punke, which was inspired by Glass’ hardships in 1823. The story is about a man from the frontier who is involved in the fur trade, but who fights for his life to survive after a bear mauling, all alone in a snowy hell. With a life as brutal as he had experienced after being left behind by his comrades and being mauled, you can never imagine how survival would be. It’s intense enough even for the viewers.

“The Revenant” has garnered an amazing feat of having 12 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor. Hopefully, diCaprio will win the Oscars this time, and hopefully, this movie will bring home the trophy.

So, what movie do you think will win the desired-for Oscars for Best Picture? All of them are good, and it’s hard to choose!