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Top 10 Steelbooks

We’ve picked out some of our favourite movies from across the decades available as Steelbook Blu-rays over on Zavvi.com.

Head over and check out our guest post and let us know what you think of the selection!

Zavvi.com have a particularly good range, including a number of exclusives. You can browse through their selection here.

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Clint Eastwood: A 20 film collection ready to pre-order on Blu-ray

Clint Eastwood 20 films collection
A bumper Blu-ray box set showcasing 20 classic Clint Eastwood films spaning four decades is now available to pre-order on Blu-ray.

Kicking off with the 1968 Where Eagles Dare, collection highlights include Dirty Harry (1971), Unforgiven (1992), Million Dollar Baby (2004) and the brilliant Gran Torino (2008).
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Doctor Who: Day of the Doctor 50th Anniversary Special

Doctor Who Day of the the Doctor on Blu-ray

It’s the 50th anniversary special that every Doctor Who fan has been talking about, and it’s now available to pre-order on Blu-ray ahead of its December 2 release.

Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor features Doctors Matt Smith, David Tennant and John Hurt embarking on their greatest adventure ever.
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OUT THIS WEEK / 18 Nov 2013

Dexter Final Season Blu-ray

Dexter – The Final Season: Will he or won’t he get away with it? That’s the question all fans of the show will be asking, as this Blu-ray release of the eighth and final season of the US crime drama brings the story to its nail biting conclusion. It follows the grim life of the eponymous Dexter; a vigilante blood splatter analyst who seeks justice killing unconvicted murderers and other serial killers.

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Betty Blue / 2-disc special edition

Jean-Jacques Beineix’s Betty Blue (or 37˚2 Le Matin to give it the correct French title) was the film that introduced the world (and teenage boys) to the charms of Béatrice Dalle.

The 1986 film tells the story of laid-back handyman Zorg spends his time doing odd jobs on beach-front chalets, making chilli and harbouring dreams of becoming a writer. His life is turned upside down with the arrival or the beautiful but volatile Betty.
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OUT THIS WEEK / 11 Nov 2013

The Great Gatsby 3D steelbook

The Great Gatsby – Limited Edition Steelbook: Baz Luhrmann’s racy adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby gets a 3D blu-ray makeover in this limited edition steelbook out this week. Set in the 1920s, the film’s a must-see for any art deco fans.


Downton Abbey Series 1 to 4

Downton Series 1-4: Catch up on every episode of the first four series of this popular costume drama, plus the two Christmas specials and a host of behind the scenes extras; all now available to order in this Blu-ray boxset.


Monsters University 3D

Monsters University 3D: See the latest Disney Pixar installment brought to life in this 3D Blu-ray edition of this family favourite. While in the US, fans get a bonus disc with never before seen bonus footage.


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Hitchcock: The Ultimate Filmmaker Collection on Blu-ray

Hitchcock The Ultimate Filmmaker Collection

If you bought the limited edition version of last year’s The Masterpiece Collection then you have permission to feel aggrieved, since this new Alfred Hitchcock ‘Ultimate Filmmaker Collection’ has similarities in terms of presentation and includes Vertigo, which was missing from the 2012 set.

On the other hand, if you don’t own any Hitchcock on blu-ray and are tempted to splash out, this is the one to go for. Smartly packaged in individual film cans, this collection of Alfred Hitchcock movies on Blu-ray includes 16 classics such as Psycho, The Birds and the Man That Knew Too Much, showcasing more than 34 years of filmmaking from the king of suspense.

Fans not only get the films digitally restored in high definition, but this set also comes with a host of extras.
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Extended Edition Steelbook

The Hobbit Extended Limited Edition in 3D bluray

Join Bilbo Baggins for a whopping nine extra hours of special features in this Extended Edition of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, released on 11 November 2013. An even more exclusive import version of the extended film includes an impressive “Riddles in the Dark” sculpture of Gollum and Bilbo.

The first of three films adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien‘s prequel to the Lord of The Rings Trilogy, this installment marks the start of Bilbo’s epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome Dragon Smaug, withe help of 13 dwarves and the Wizard Gandalf the Grey.
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OUT THIS WEEK / 4 Nov 2013

Its a wonderful life 65th anniversary edition

It’s a Wonderful Life 65th Anniversary Edition: Nothing marks Christmas quite like Frank Capra’s family favourite; It’s a Wonderful Life. This 65th Anniversary blu-ray edition includes a colourised and black and white version of the film starring James Stewart, plus a reproduction of the original 1946 theatrical poster and four limited edition art cards.

UK Order: It’s a Wonderful Life: 65th Anniversary Edition
US Order: It’s A Wonderful Life – 65th Anniversary Edition


Broadchurch on blu-ray

Broadchurch (Special Edition): No one does tears like Olivia Colman in this gritty murder mystery that kept viewers guessing right to its bitter finale. If you missed it the first time around, or just want to see it in its full blu-ray glory, now’s your chance. This special edition includes behind the scenes footage, deleted scenes and commentaries with Olivia Colman and David Tennant.

UK Order: Broadchurch (Special Edition) on Blu-ray
US Order: Broadchurch [UK Import]


Doctor Who Seasons 1 to 7

Doctor Who – The Complete Box Set Series 1-7: The complete collection of Doctor Who Series 1-7, featuring the ninth, tenth and eleventh Doctors (Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant and Matt Smith) is now available to buy as a blu-ray box set. It looks like UK fans might have been short changed, however, as they appear to miss out on extras included in the US and Canada box set, including the nifty universal remote control sonic screwdriver and a bonus disc.

UK Order: Doctor Who/The Complete Box Set – Series 1-7


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Star Trek I-X: Limited collectors’ set ready to pre-order on Blu-ray

Star Trek I-X Limited Collectors' Edition Blu-ray

Only 5,000 trekkies worldwide will be able to get their hands on one of these generation-spanning Star Trek box sets, which includes all ten movies now digitally remastered on Blu-ray.

The limited edition 12-disc set not only gives you every movie – from the 1979 original sci-fi classic charting Admiral James T Kirk’s bid to save the planet, right up to the 2002′s Star Trek: Nemesis – but it’s also packed with more than eight hours of bonus material.
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