Christmas is just a few days away now – so anyone yet to buy their presents better get to the shops quickly! Thankfully, the UK’s Stuff Magazine has put together a guide to some of the best Blu-ray box-sets out there – so whether you’re still looking for those elusive last gifts, or just want to spend some quality time on your sofa over the festive break, you might want to consider some of the following:
The Disney/Pixar Complete Collection
18 years of outstanding feature-length Pixar CGI animations – from the original Toy Story to 2013’s Monsters University – as well as all their award-winning shorts, are collected together in this extensive box-set, along with in-depth special features. It’s the perfect gift for any fans of classic modern animation, or a fantastic way to keep all the family occupied over the Christmas break.
Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy
Brit geek heroes Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost took the world by storm when they followed up cult TV sitcom Spaced with their ‘rom-zom-com’ Shaun of the Dead, a hilarious and quintessentially British take on the zombie genre. Follow up movies Hot Fuzz and this year’s The World’s End complete a unique trilogy of films which will make keep you entertained well into the new year.
Doctor Who: The Complete Box Set
With Peter Capaldi due to take over Tardis duties from Matt Smith on Christmas Day, it’s the perfect chance to catch-up on every episode since the classic sci-fi time traveller returned to our screens in 2005. This box set includes every Christopher Ecclestone, David Tennant and Matt Smith adventure (except the recent 50th anniversary special, which is available separately), all remastered in high definition, making it the perfect gift for any Who completists.
The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition
Setting new standards in comic book adaptations, Christopher Nolan’s critically acclaimed Dark Knight trilogy represents some of the best Blu-ray entertainment to date, with visuals and sound that will push your home cinema to the max. Collected together in one box, along with miniature reproductions of Batman’s various vehicles, this box set makes the perfect gift for the Bat-fan in your life.
For more ideas, check out the full list over at Stuff.