With co-star Kal Penn working in the Obama administration, you can understand why there haven’t been any Harold & Kumar movies in a while. But cravings for the stoner comedies persist, so here comes Harold & Kumar Ultimate Collector’s Edition to the rescue. Set for a mid-November release, the boxed set will contain Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, and A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas. There should be plenty of extras in the package, but joints are not included. I checked.
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It’s time to dust off the old “desert island” scenario, because if I had only one boxed set of films to take with me to, say, one of Indonesia’s 17,000 islands(!), it’d be this one right here. Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection (currently $224 at Amazon) includes 15 films on Blu-ray from the undisputed master of suspense. From the original slasher flick Psycho to the peeping tom’s tale of Rear Window, this set contains more cinematic savoir-faire than one cardboard box should be allowed to contain.
Media By on Apr 12, 2012
We really dropped the ball in Vietnam. We just couldn’t get a hang of the socio-political climate of the inhabitants, plus we napalmed a bunch of them. What a classic farce! Full Metal Jacket follows the bizarre journey of Joker (Matthew Modine) through the pitch black humor of basic training and the surreal horrors of war, all courtesy of Stanley Kubrick. The Blu-ray reissue of Full Metal Jacket includes a 44 page book with pretty photos and also some words. The bonus disc contains the documentary Stanley Kubrick’s Boxes, Jon Ronson’s film detailing Kubrick’s vast collection of memorabilia related to his feature films. Now stop trying to suck a golf ball through a garden hose and go grab this Blu-ray.
Media By on Nov 10, 2011
Say hello to my little friend! Introducing the Scarface Humidor Gift Set, hand-crafted by the world renowned Daniel Marshall for the extreme collector and cigar enthusiast. With only 1,000 pieces available worldwide, this elegant set pays tribute to Al Pacino and his astonishing role in Scarface. The humidor is hand painted and polished to perfection with Marshall’s trademark “1000” coat finish. The interior is made of untreated Spanish cedar and comes complete with an analog hygrometer, which ensures proper humidity levels for your beloved cigars. Finished with a custom medallion inspired by the iconic film, the humidor comes with a certificate of authenticity and the Limited Edition Scarface Blu-ray encased in SteelBook packaging with a digital copy of the film, a DVD of the 1932 version, plus 10 original art cards. This is truly a once in a lifetime gift set priced at $699.
Media By on Oct 27, 2011
Are you a fighter, not a lover? Ok, so maybe you’re both, but the tough guy in you loves nothing more than a good fight, right? Available this December, the UFC: Ultimate Fight 2011 Collection includes 20 discs chock full of your favorite fights. While others are fa-la-laing, enjoying the classics this holiday season, you’ll be salivating over 50 hours worth of fisticuffs. After all, there’s nothing like the sight of blood and sweat to give you that good ol’ fashioned, warm and fuzzy holiday feeling. The set retails for $135 and you can check out a short preview below.
Media By on Oct 26, 2011
Since 1993, you’ve never been able to see a vibrating glass of water and not wet yourself. And we don’t mean with the water. Well my friend, you’d best stock up on Depends, because you’re about to relive the T-Rex terror all over again, this time in eye-searing high definition, with the brand new Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy Gift Set. This 3-disc Blu-ray package features Jurassic Park, The Lost World, and Jurassic Park III, and all three films are finally now in HD with digital 7.1 surround sound. Can you imagine hearing those raptors behind you? Yeah, we bet you can. The $79.99 set includes a Brontosaurus-sized batch of extras, including a new documentary on the making of the films, with new cast and crew interviews. As if that weren’t enough, the gift set also comes with a limited edition T-Rex statue that, let’s face it, may have to stay in the attic if you ever want to leave your house dry.
Media By on May 2, 2011
What is the perfect graduation gift for your budding filmmaker friend or relative? Try the ultimate Stanley Kubrick collection. In late May, Warner Home Video ships a 10 disc, Blu-Ray box set containing Stanley Kubrick’s best films. All the classics are here, including (deep breath): Spartacus, Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket and Eyes Wide Shut. And exhale.
Not only that, the box set includes invaluable insight from the actors, behind the scenes documentaries and in-depth analysis. Buy this collection and you’ll have bought a lifelong reference guide for film-making.
Buy it at Amazon.