2012 Holiday Gift Guide: For The Guys
You may know what Xbox 360 game you’re getting for your man, but you still need stocking stuffers and of course some epic movies to watch together after you rip open all of your presents and lie around in sugar-induced stupor. Here are some dude-friendly home entertainment picks that should aid in making your holiday shopping a bit easier.
All the Bonds. All the girls. All the action. All in high-definition. This year marks James Bond’s monumental Golden Anniversary with the release of Bond 50, the complete Bond experience showcasing all 22 classic films on Blu-ray together for the first time ever, neatly packaged into one cool, sleek collectable box-set. The BOND 50 collection also provides two all-new pieces that spotlight the history of 007. “The World of Bond” takes a look at the style and attitude that is signature to Bond; pulling together the cars, the women, the villains and the music that have been a staple of these films for the past 50 years. “Being Bond” profiles the six distinguished actors that have had the honor of portraying 007.
Renowned director Ridley Scott takes fans on a gripping sci-fi thriller that plays off the Alien franchise universe. Noomi Rapace captures everyone’s attention as archaeologist Elizabeth Shaw, who is on an epic quest to discover humanity’s forerunners, the “Engineers”.
Dads will love this epic, sci-fi thriller from renowned director Ridley Scott! Ridley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the genre he helped define. With PROMETHEUS, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Of course the ultimate gift for your favorite dude this holiday season is a copy of The Watch on Blu-ray or DVD. This film is perfect for a group of friends to kick back in front of the big screen while enjoying a few beers. Plenty of male bonding is sure to occur while watching Evan (Ben Stiller) and the gang attempts to protect the people of Glenview, Ohio.
A hilarious flick for any dad to watch in his own ‘man cave’ with his best buddies. Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to save their neighborhood -- and the world -- from total extermination.
A strange and innovative tale of a single father and his emotionally challenged son who is able to strangely predict the future.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov teamed up to for a fun, action-packed film with cutting-edge visual effects. A citizen by day and a hunter by night, you’ll enjoy the Lincoln you know kick some major vampire butt.
Denzel Washington Collection
Denzel Washington stands apart as the rare Hollywood superstar who is as respected as he is popular. This one-of-a-kind DVD collection, spanning over twenty years of Denzel’s incredible career, includes some of his most memorable and acclaimed performances. From thought-provoking dramas to pulse-pounding thrillers, these eight iconic films showcase his phenomenal versatility – making this a must-own set for every fan.
I, Robot Blu-ray 3D
In the year 2035, technology and robots are a trusted part of everyday life. But that trust is broken when a scientist is found dead and a skeptical detective (Will Smith) believes that a robot is responsible. Bridget Moynahan co-stars in this high-tech action thriller that questions whether technology will ultimately lead to mankind's salvation . . . or annihilation.
In the year 2035, technology and robots are a trusted part of everyday life. But that trust is broken when a scientist is found dead and a skeptical detective (Smith) believes that a robot is responsible. Bridget Moynahan co-stars in this high-tech action thriller that questions whether technology will ultimately lead to mankind's salvation . . . or annihilation.
Patton on Blu-ray
Winner of seven 1970 ACADEMY AWARDS®, Patton is a riveting portrayal of one of the twentieth century’s greatest military geniuses. As rebellious as he was brilliant, George Patton was the only general truly feared by the Nazis, yet his own volatile personality was the one enemy he could never defeat.
American Horror Story Season 1
“American Horror Story” follows the Harmon family, a family of three who have moved from Boston to LA for a fresh start but end up living in a sinister haunted house instead. From producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk comes the intriguing, erotic and scary story of life within the haunted house.
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