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.
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.
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.
JFK: Also hot off the press this week is a limited edition steelbook of the 1992 film, which follows New Orleans’ attorney Jim Garrison’s investigation into President John F Kennedy’s assassination. In the US, a 50 Year Commemorative Ultimate Edition is also available to pre-order on blu-ray, packed with collectibles including a reproduction inaugral address and Campaign poster.
UK Order: JFK Limited Edition Steelbook
US Pre-order: JFK 50 Year Commemorative Ultimate Collector’s Edition
The Snowman/The Snowman and the Snowdog: Raymond Briggs’ 1982 classic animated tale, the Snowman, plus the sequel screened last Xmas, The Snowman and the Dog.
Mad Men Seasons 1-6: All six seasons of the critically acclaimed Mad Men is now available to buy in this Blu-ray box set, which charts the lives of the Madison Avenue advertisers in the 50s and 60s, headed up by the charismatic Don Draper (Jon Hamm). Chain smoking never looked so good!
UK Order: Mad Men – Season 1-6 [Blu-ray]
Fifth Element: A limited edition steelbook of the 1997 Luc Besson cult sci-fi classic is now remastered and transferred to Blu-ray. Bruce Willis stars as a down-and-out cabbie who must win the love of the scantily clad Leeloo (Milla Jovovich) to save Earth from destruction.