Our 2007 Holiday Gift Guide

This is a list of suggested items that are excellent ideas for gifts. You can buy all of them online.

 
     
 

Our 2007 Holiday Gift Guide

Here you have a list with our favorite DVDs in 4 categories: Movies, Documentaries, Kids and TV Series. We think they are the perfect gift. Enjoy them!

Movies on DVD that are excellent gifts:

DVD Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Just when he’s needed most, Captain Jack Sparrow, that witty and wily charmer of a pirate, is trapped on a sea of sand in Davy Jones’ Locker. In an increasingly shaky alliance, Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann and Captain Barbossa begin a desperate quest to find and rescue him. Captain Jack’s the last of the nine Pirate Lords of the Brethren Court who... / Where to buy it online...

  DVD Review: Ocean's Thirteen

Ocean's Thirteen

The last time we saw Danny Ocean's crew, they were paying back ruthless casino mogul Terry Benedict after stealing millions from him. However, it's been a while since they've come back together, which is all about to change. When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff builds a hotel with known casino owner Willy Banks, the last thing he ever wanted was to get cut out of the deal personally by... / Where to buy it online...

Documentaries on DVD that are excellent gifts:

DVD Review: Planet Earth: The Complete Collection

Planet Earth

With an unprecedented production budget of $25 million, and from the makers of The Blue Planet: Seas of Life, comes the epic story of life on Earth. Five years in production, over 2,000 days in the field, using 40 cameramen filming across 200 locations, shot entirely in high definition, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet. A stunning television experience that captures rare action, impossible locations and intimate moments... more... / Where to buy it online...

  DVD Review: The Blue Planet: Seas of Life 5-Disc Special Edition

The Planet Blue

Before creating the monumental Planet Earth, producer Alastair Fothergill and his team from the BBC put together one of the most breathtaking explorations of the world's oceans ever assembled, The Blue Planet: Seas of Life. Winner of two Emmy Awards, this documentary is the definitive exploration of the marine world, chronicling the mysteries of the deep in ways never before imagined. It is now being re-released in an all-new special edition... Where to buy it online...

DVD Review: BBC Atlas of the Natural World: Africa and Europe

Atlas of the Natural World: Africa and Europe

From the BBC's internationally renowned, award winning Natural History unit comes the second release in this extraordinarily ambitious undertaking. BBC Atlas of the Natural World is a unique survey of life on Earth in all its remarkable richness an beauty. This six-disc set brings together four landmark BBC series that combine to give one of the most comprehensive portraits of Africa and Europe... more... / Where to buy it online...

DVD Review: Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends

Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends

Clint Eastwood presents a documentary on the extraordinary career of one of music's greats: Tony Bennett. Bennett is considered to be one of the greatest living singers in American popular music, and this film reflects all that he has accomplished while living against the background of a changing America. The 90-minute film weaves archival footage with contemporary clips of Bennett performing live... more... / Where to buy it online...

DVDs for Kids that are excellent gifts:

DVD Review: Charlie and Lola: How Many More Minutes Until Christmas

Charlie and Lola: How Many More Minutes Until Christmas?

Charlie and Lola are extremely excited because Christmas is coming and they are taking it in turns to open the doors on the Advent calendar. After 24 days of hiccups and happy preparations, Christmas caroling and making things, everything looks set for the perfect Christmas until Lola notices that she sent Lotta's Christmas card to Santa and her Christmas wish list to Lotta... / Where to buy it online...

  DVD Review: Ratatouille

Ratatouille

Our hero is Remy, a French rat with a cultivated palate, who rises from his humble beginnings to become head chef at a Paris restaurant. How this happens is the stuff of Pixar magic, that ineffable blend of headlong comedy, seamless technology, and wonder. Director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) doesn't quite keep all his spinning plates in the air, but the gags are great and the animation amazingly expressive... / Where to buy it online...

TV Series on DVD that are excellent gifts:

DVD Review: Doctor Who, The Complete Third Season

Doctor Who, The Complete Third Season

The third installment of Doctor Who is full of new thrills, new laughs, new heartbreak and some terrifying new monsters. From the moment the Doctor walks into the life of medical student Martha Jones he changes it forever. In Elizabethan London, they meet William Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre while back in present day London, 76-year-old Professor Lazarus recaptures his youth with ... more... / Where to buy it online...

  DVD Review: Whose Line is it Anyway, Season 1, Vol 2.

Whose Line is it Anyway, Season 1, Vol 2.

Make it up. Make it quick. Make it funny. You'll find the makings of great comedy fun in this 2-disc set featuring Season One's final 10 episodes of the hilarious improvisational series. Drew Carey is host, court jester and provocateur of this collection of unrehearsed and unhinged situations in which talented series stars and guests create weird newscasters (here's a sports report... underwater!), a rap song about an avalanche... /Where to buy it online...

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