Archive for the ‘DVDs’ Category

Jingle all the Way

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Just watched Jingle all the Way (Thanks Aron and Ann Sofie!).

The late great Phil Hartman’s lecherous performance makes this Christmas not-so-classic tolerable. Also, if we’re being honest, I have a bit of a soft spot for Sinbad….

Top Christmas Movies

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

A fairly thorough list of the top 25 Christmas movies of all time over at Moviefone.

Although I don’t agree with all the picks – I’m looking at you, Polar Express – there are a few unexpected gems.

My faves from the list include:
Gremlins
Elf
A Christmas Story
Bad Santa
Home Alone
Love Actually
Christmas Vacation

What are your picks?

Two word review – Fred Claus

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Two word review: Not terrible.

Fred Claus available now on DVD.

A Christmas Story – Ultimate Collector’s Edition

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

The 25th anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition of A Christmas Story has been released, complete with themed cookie cutters and an apron. The Blu-ray version even comes with a string of leg lamp lights!

Blu-ray Yule Log

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Now you know why you bought that expensive plasma screen TV – The Yule Log on Blu-ray

The Brian Setzer Orchestra – The Ultimate Christmas Collection

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Also released today is the Brian Setzer Orchestra’s The Ultimate Christmas Collection. It’s an eclectic mix of old standards (The Nutcracker Suite, Angels we Have Heard on High), 50’s Christmas rock (Boogie Woogie Santa Claus, Dig That Crazy Santa Claus) and TV faourites (You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch), all of which hold up well to the ’Orchestra’s rockabilly treatment.

Full Length CD and Concert DVD.

Johnny Cash Christmas Special 1976-1979

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

We’ve been Johnny Cash fans since before it was cool and we know you were, too. What better way to get your fill of the Man in Black around the holidays than the Johhny Cash Christmas special box set, which drops today.

Get yours here: Johnny Cash Christmas Special 1976-1979