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Every year the Xmas selling season decorations seem to get put up in the stores earlier and earlier. Soon we'll see the decorations for next Christmas put up the day after this year's are taken down.
We're here to help you sort through some of the entertainment-related gift ideas and make your shopping go a little easier online. No line-ups, no cranky clerks, and you can shop in your underwear. We realize some of you already shop in your underwear, but c'mon, you'll get arrested one day. Anyway, you can give two gifts in one when you shop through us. Just click on the links to any of the companies we're affiliated with and we'll get an itty-bitty cut of your purchases. That's a great way to get what you want for the holidays AND support an independent content site at the same time. And we won't expect any turkey!
"Give the gift that keeps on giving, fa la la la la la la la la." Yes, magazines are a great gift as they land on the doorstep month after month. Obviously, we're partial to entertainment and celebrity mags like Entertainment Weekly, but our friends at Amazon have hundreds of other titles to choose from.
If you really love a movie series like Star Wars and Lord of the Rings or TV shows like Buffy and Monty Python, then the folks over at Sideshow Collectibles have the perfect figures to adorn your office, dorm or shrine. Check them out.
The good folks over at Sony Home Entertainment have a bundle of goodies to hide under the tree this year.
It just wouldn't be Christmas without some time spent with you favourite meth dealers, so why not grab a glass of egg nog and sit back with Breaking Bad: The Complete Series. This 16-disc Blu-Ray collector's edition features over 55 hours of special features. The series stars five-time Emmy winner Bryan Cranston and three-time Emmy winner Aaron Paul. Breaking Bad is one of the most talked about series in recent memory.
Also out for the Xmas season is Justified: Season 5 which stars Timothy Olyphant as Deputy US Marshal Raylan Givens, in a series developed by Graham Yost and based on novels by Elmore Leonard. Set in Harlan, Kentucky, Givens is a no-nonsense lawman who dishes out Old West justice in modern times. In this season, Givens battles the "Dixie Mafia".
If you loved 21 Jump Street (we did) and you loved 22 Jump Street (we did) then you'll want to take Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) home with you again. This time around the bumbling undercover duo go to college to break up yet another drug ring.
Woody Allen brings us Magic in the Moonlight. Set in the south of France, this romantic comedy stars Colin Firth as a master magician trying to expose a psychic medium (Emma Stone) as a fake. An expert a debunking charlatans, Firth's character finds himself confounded in his attempts. The Wall Street Journal's Joe Morgenstern said, "Think of it as a 97-minute seance that draws you in, spins you around, subverts your suppositions, levitates your spirits and leaves you giddy with delight"
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington is celebrating it's 75th anniversary and Sony is celebrating with a special edition of the award-winning 1939 classic. Directed by Frank Capra, the film stars Jean Arthur, James Stewart and Claude Rains in the story of an idealistic, small town senator who heads to Washington and suddenly finds himself single-handedly battling ruthless politicians out to destroy him. Extras on this disc include audio commentary by Frank Capra Jr., the original theatrical trailer, and the documentary Frank Capra's American Dream, narrated by Ron Howard.
Want a real musical treat this Xmas? Check out Vancouver-based singer/songwriter Jax' debut EP Elevator Goodbyes. This multi-faceted artist needs to be on your "one to watch out for" list. Jax has also released a beautful version of What Child is This? that you should add to your Christmas Music playlist.
Okay, so we're talking about movies and the holidays, right? How about holiday movies? Digital Hit's taken a look at some of the holiday classics.
If you're in the Christmas mood, Amazon's got you covered when it comes to everything Christmas related. Whether you're looking to buy Christmas trees and trimmings, Christmas ornaments, Christmas lights, holiday tableware or festive attire, the Christmas Corner store at Amazon has you covered. And your purchases keep on giving as the sales help support us too!