The Big Bang Theory has been something of a slow burner for me. It took a while to get used to the characters of Sheldon, Leonard, Howard, Raj and of course Penny, but now I have moved from settling on the occasional episode found airing on E4 to series linking the latest season on my planner. Finally something to replace the Friends sized hole left in my viewing schedule….
Buy Big Bang Theory Season 1 to 5 for £30
Due for release on 26th November, Amazon are offering a great pre-order price of £8.50 for this single disc DVD. I won’t go into detail, you all know the story by now: Nerdy College Kid gets bit by Radioactive Spider; wakes up to find he can do all the things that a spider can so goes kicking some bad guy butt.
Buy the Amazing Spiderman on DVD for £8.50
There can be no denying that Juilan Fellowes Downton Abbey has captured the imagination of the world. The third series is available to buy from Monday and amazon have an exclusive limited edition complete with a 2013 Downton Diary for only 50p more than the standard edition.
This exclusive edition contains the Downton Abbey 2013 Diary: an elegant, ring-bound week-at-a-glance A5 diary celebrating the series–the aristocratic Crawley family and its household staff, the sumptuous interiors, the incredible, historically precise costumes–with dozens of full-colour photographs and quotes, printed on glossy paper with a high quality finish. The diary has a paper weight of 300 gsm cover, with internal pages 150 gsm and a total number of 132 pages.
Sounds like and ideal christmas gift for the Downton Abbey fan in your life.
Buy Downton Abbey Series 3 Limited Edition with 2013 Diary for £22.50
Hugely excited about this one – possibly the biggest DVD release of the Christmas period and you can pre-order it at amazon for only £8.50.
Buy the Dark Knight Rises on DVD for only £8.50
Christmas 1919. Downton Abbey is hosting a lavish Christmas party, yet despite being the season of goodwill, tensions are rife and Bates’ arrest has cast a shadow over the festivities. Will he be a condemned man or will he be found innocent in time to dance with his new wife at the annual servants’ ball? Mary has to consider her future with Sir Richard Carlisle following a contretemps at the shooting party and Violet has concerns about Rosamund, whose new suitor – the dashing but raffish Lord Hepworth – is not all he seems.
Buy Christmas at Downton Abbey on DVD for only £4.75
The final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy, Dark Knight Rises is now available to pre-order from all major stores, but it seems that only HMV are carrying the Steelbook. Released on 03/12/2012 Dark Knight Rises continues eight years after the events of The Dark Knight, the terrorist leader Bane arrives in Gotham City, pushing it and its police force to their limits, forcing its former hero Batman to resurface after taking the fall for Harvey Dent’s crimes.
Pre-order Dark Knight Rises Steelbook from HMV
If you are not bothered about the Steelbook factor then try these alternatives:
Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray + UV Copy
Dark Knight Trilogy
Johnny English is reborn on Sky Movies at the moment and Asda are selling the double edition boxset of both the movies for only £7.
Buy Johnny English / Johnny English Reborn Double Pack for £7
Kristen Stewart tries to throw off her moody teenager image by taking on the role of Snow White in this re-imagining of the classic Brother’s Grimm fairy tale. Snow White is the the only person in the land fairer than the evil queen (played by Oscar Winner, Charlize Theron) who is out to destroy her. But what the wicked ruler never imagined is that the young woman threatening her reign has been training in the art of war with the huntsman who was ordered to kill her.
Due for release on Monday October 1st.
Buy Snow White and the Huntsman on DVD for £9.99
Serenity is and attempt to appease the fans of Joss Whedon’s much missed sci-fi classic “Firefly”, a TV series axed before its time. It is often marked down by retailers, so often in fact that that I rarely bother to mention it – but at £2 surely Amazon are all but giving this away?
Buy Serenity on DVD for only £2.00
Ok, where was I? Oh yes I Was going to resurrect this here blog wasn’t I? Well, better late than never! John Carter was one of the most expensive box office flops of all time a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic novel, John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who’s inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It’s a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands. Stunning special effects, great characters and villains — and complete with extraordinary bonus features — John Carter is a heroic and inspirational adventure that will thrill you beyond imagination.
Released on DVD in July you can now buy John Carter on for only £6.99