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Gift Guide for the Entertainment Lover

December 15, 2009

The Hangover

Starring hottie and current Renee Zellweger boytoy Bradley Cooper and The Daily Show alumni Ed Helms, The Hangover earned almost $459 million worldwide at the box office and much critical success.

Available December 15th on DVD and Blu-ray from $22.99  (Best Buy)

Julie and Julia

This movie, based on the book written by Julie Powell and My Life in France by Julia Child was a summer hit starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams.  The DVD features commentary by director and screenwriter Nora Ephron on the making of the movie while the Blue-ray features a tour of Julia Child’s kitchen and interviews with friends and family of Child.

Available December 8th on DVD and Blue-ray from $22.99 (Best Buy)

Classic Collections

Audrey Hepburn Collection: 3 Movie Collection (includes Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Roman Holiday and Sabrina)
$19.99 on amazon.ca

Judy Garland: The Signature Collection (includes A Star is Born, For Me and My Gal and The Harvey Girls)
$78.49 on amazon.ca

Movie Night Gift Bag:
Not sure what to get that co-worker, or brother-in-law?  Try something that’s just generic enough..
Pick up a gift bag from a dollar store (medium size) and fill it with:
Two Kernals popcorn packs (now available at Blockbuster)
Two Kernals flavours (now available at Blockbuster)
One movie popcorn bucket (available at Dollarama: red and white striped)
Gift Certificates for a movie or the Blockbuster Entertainment package with $40 coupons (cost $24.00)

Guide for the TV Lover

Try these  new releases and old classics now available:

Lost: the Complete 5th Seasonbetter catch up as much as you can before this next and final season. ($54.99 at amazon.ca)

The Tudors:  Season 3 ($49.99 at HMV.ca)

The Tudors Season 1 & 2 – Uncut 7 DVD set ($74.99 at HMV.ca)

Ally McBeal: The Complete Set [5 seasons] features 32 discs covering all 5 seasons: ($149.00 at HMV.ca)

Remember this classic?  Mini skirts, Barry White, a dancing baby and who can forget that great season with Robert Downey Jr. before he was kicked off  the show.


The Mary Tyler Moore Show: The Complete First Season: This original Ally McBeal is every city girl’s must have [4 DVD set] ($29.99 at HMV.ca)

Girl’s Night TV Pack
Here’s an idea for a friend:

One of the above DVD
A Belvedere Cocktail Shaker – to inspire creative martinis : $52.95
or Absolut Disco : $25.95
or Jazz Vodka — smooth velvety vodka with a hint of fruit in the taste: $29.95

For more ideas, visit lcbo.com for more gift ideas for her

Images via hmv.ca; amazon.ca and bestbuy.ca

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