Fabulous Films Christmas Gift Guide 2020
We’ve loved Fabulous Films for a long time here at 60MW Towers.
We love their releases, we love how they generously continue to support us with competition prizes for you all to enjoy, and we love Isabel who we swap emails with at Fabulous and consider a friend.
So, lets give some love back to Fabulous Films and support them by adding some of their releases to your Christmas shopping list…which you can of course buy through the Amazon links here on our website (at no extra cost to yourself) which then also helps support us with our website and podcast expenses.
Here are some of the titles you can treat yourself (or others) to:
Highlighted titles take you to our review, with reviews for some titles still to be added.
A Bigger Splash – DVD and Blu-ray
This semi-fictionalized documentary biopic on David Hockney named after his pop-art painting ‘A Bigger Splash’.
An animated adventure starring Alvin, Simon and Theodore.
Coogan’s Bluff – DVD
An action-packed thriller that marked the first of five collaborations between the Clint Eastwood and director Don Siegel which included Dirty Harry and Escape from Alcatraz.
Emerald City: Season One – DVD and Blu-ray
Described as a cross between The Wizard of Oz and Game of Thrones, Emerald City’s dark feel is more accurate to L. Frank Baum’s original Oz books which were far more gruesome than the 1939 film we know and love- even though they were written as children’s books.
Green Street – DVD and Blu-ray
Rival football firms go head-to-head in this story of violence, adrenaline, loyalty, rivalry and back-street warfare starring Elijah Wood and Charlie Hunnam.
Green Zone – DVD and Blu-ray
Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum) directs Oscar winner Matt Damon in this non-stop explosive action thriller.
Happy Gilmore – Blu-ray
The world’s greatest golfing movie. Starring Adam Sandler, Carl Weathers (Apollo Creed in the Rocky films) and Richard Kiel (Jaws in the Bond films).
This extraordinary engine who lives in the “top left-hand corner of Wales”, sings in a Welsh male-voice choir and has a dragon housed in his firebox has been delighting children and adults for more than three generations.
Junior – DVD and Blu-ray
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Golden Globe and Emmy winning Danny DeVito team up with double Oscar, Emmy, Bafta and Golden Globe winner Emma Thompson and four time Tony Award winner Frank Langella in Junior, their follow-up to Twins from director Ivan Reitman!
Knight Rider: The Complete collection – DVD
Gear up for action with superstar David Hasselhoff and his supercar K.I.T.T. as they throttle crime in all 90 high-octane episodes of Knight Rider now fully restored and sourced from hi-definition masters.
Monkey: The Complete Series – DVD and Blu-ray
Monkey took the country by storm when it was first screened on BBC2 on Friday evenings in 1979. Children around the country were kung fu fighting in the playgrounds and summoning fluffy pink clouds by fanning two fingers over their mouths. The BBC screened 39 of the original 52 episodes. Fabulous Films dubbed the “lost” 13 episodes with the original cast in 2004. All 52 episodes have now been restored and are presented in this all new collection available on DVD and for the first time ever on Blu-ray.
Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life – DVD and Blu-ray
Loosely structured as a series of comic sketches about the various stages of life from “The Miracle of Birth” to “Death” The Meaning of Life returned to the sketch format of the troupe’s original television series.
Northern Exposure: Seasons 1-6 – DVD
This american heart-warming comedy drama was nominated for over fifty Emmy Awards, winning 7 and nominated for 10 Golden Globe awards, winning for best drama series in 1992 and 1993 and has since become a cult classic. Enjoy once again, fully restored and in hi-definition, all 110 episodes, over 6 seasons, with all the original music just as you remember it.
Out of Africa – Blu-ray
Winner of 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture, this exquisite, intelligent romantic drama based on the life of Karen Blixen, was the most highly acclaimed film of its time. It was directed and produced by Academy Award winner Sydney Pollack, and stars Meryl Streep and Robert Redford.
“Oh Boy!” Get ready to journey back in time with Dr. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) and his holographic guide Al (Dean Stockwell) in this 5 time Emmy® Award-Winning Series.
Rumble Fish – DVD
Academy Award winning director Francis Ford Coppola’s visually stunning adaptation of the S.E. Hinton novel of the same name starring teen heartthrobs Matt Dillon and Mickey Rourke.
Senna – DVD and Blu-ray
Made with the full co-operation of the Senna family and Formula One management, Senna is the first official documentary feature about the life of Brazilian motor-racing champion Ayrton Senna. This 2 disc set features astounding archive material, much of which was previously unseen.
Silent Running – DVD
Academy Award nominee Bruce Dern stars in this sci-fi classic that journeys beyond the imagination.
Small Soldiers – DVD
Meet the Commando Elite – toy action figures with an attitude directed by Joe Dante (Gremlins)
Smokey and the Bandit 1,2 and 3 – DVD
The hard-driving, fast-talking, star-studded Smokey and the Bandit comedies together on DVD starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed and a pregnant elephant.
Ted – DVD and Blu-ray
Ted 2 – DVD and Blu-Ray
Ted & Ted 2: Thunder Buddies Collection – DVD and Blu-ray
Ted talks. In fact Ted swears. And he drinks, smokes weed and uses prostitutes. Ted is a soft toy, brought to life by a shooting star and a magical wish, who causes chaos for his owner/best friend double Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg.
With audio commentary on selected episodes by Dirk Benedict and Dwight Schultz. This collector’s edition also contains behind the scenes featurettes from the audio commentary sessions with Dirk and Dwight.
The Grudge 2 – DVD and Blu-ray
Acclaimed producers Sam Raimi, (Spiderman, Evil Dead) Rob Tapert (Xena: Warrior Princess) and Taka Ichise re-teamed with director Takashi Shimizu and screenwriter Stephen Susco to present this heart-stopping sequel to the smash-hit thriller, The Grudge.
The Holiday – DVD and Blu-ray
From Director Nancy Myers (Something’s Gotta Give and What Women Want) comes two whole hours of sheer heart-warming romantic comedy. Starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jack Black and Jude Law.
Twins – DVD and Blu-ray
Superstars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito team up for this hilarious 80s comedy classic from director Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters).
Uncle Buck – Blu-ray
John Candy stars in this John Hughes comedy as an idle, good-natured bachelor who’s left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis.
Waterworld – DVD
Set in the distant future where Earth is covered with water, Waterworld stars Kevin Costner and Dennis Hopper.
Who Dares Wins – DVD and Blu-ray
When an anti-nuclear group resorts to terror to secure their ends, it takes the SAS to deal with them…as only the SAS can.
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