Exclaim! Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Film and TV Presents of 2020
Published Dec 17, 2020Home entertainment is extra important in 2020. Whether you're checking out the latest releases, revisiting past favourites, or finally crossing some classics off your must-watch list, these film and TV gifts will help keep you entertained in the winter ahead.
Fleabag: The Complete Series
Both seasons of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Emmy Award-winning tragicomic masterpiece are now together in one set. If the past decade has produced a perfect TV show, this is it.
Parasite Criterion Collection edition
Bong Joon-ho's jet-black comedy-thriller about class divide in South Korea scored big at the Oscars, winning Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. This Criterion Collection Blu-ray includes both colour and black-and-white versions of the film, plus audio commentary and a feature on the New Korean Cinema movement.
Watchmen: An HBO Limited Series Blu-ray
Damon Lindelof manages to update the themes of the landmark comic series while crafting a sequel that stands apart from its source material. Featuring music from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, this HBO mini-series is a must watch for both fanboys and newbies alike.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire Criterion Collection edition
This highly acclaimed tale of forbidden love gets the Criterion treatment for this Blu-ray release, including new interviews with director Céline Sciamma and actors Adèle Haenel and Noémie Merlant.
Studio Ghibli steelbooks
Hayao Miyazaki's beautiful animated films get packaging to match with these new steelbooks courtesy of Shout! Factory. Entries in this Blu-ray reissue series include Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle and the film that gave Studio Ghibli its mascot, My Neighbor Totoro.
Game of Thrones: The Complete Collection 4K Blu-ray
Just in time for winter, revisit Westeros in beautiful 4K with this new collection that packages all eight seasons of the mega-popular HBO fantasy in one set.
The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus
Although it's been available in many different versions over the years, this new Blu-ray set gathers all four series of the iconic British sketch comedy show, restored and unedited. The set also includes studio outtakes and extended versions of filmed sketch material, making it a must for Python fans.
Bill & Ted's Most Excellent Collection
An unlikely hit that's created a most triumphant, non-heinous franchise. This new three-film collection adds the new Bill and Ted Face the Music with 1989's Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and 1991's Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey.
An early entry into what would later be called cyberpunk, Burst City is a dystopian punk rock musical that is part Mad Max riff and part celebration of Japan's early punk scene.
Friends (Music from the TV Series)
The One with the Music from and Inspired By the Show.