Anyone on your list with a Blu-ray player? Movies and TV shows are great gifts, but box sets are even better--or more impressive, at least. A standard Blu-ray case with three or four discs looks and feels better than a case with just one or two. And a bigger box--perhaps including a book, interesting packaging, or reproductions of lobby cards--makes for a gift that anyone will want to show off.
Tastes vary. To help you select the right gift, I'm offering recommendations for eight types of movie and TV fans.
The following films aren't all among my personal favorites, but all have won either critical or popular success. And the packages all offer much more than just a movie.
Contributing Editor Lincoln Spector blogs about film at Bayflicks.net. He also writes PCWorld's Answer Line column.