Christmas Gift Guides – Home Entertainment Highlights (Christmas 2022)

Christmas 2022 is nearly upon us, so to help with some last minute gift inspiration we’ve put together a series of themed Gift Guides rounding up a selection of our favourite new releases – with a little something for everyone!

Next up: Home Entertainment Highlights!

Sure to be both the most wished for and most gifted movie title this Christmas, the worldwide box office blockbuster TOP GUN: MAVERICK is available now on 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray™ SteelBook®, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, and DVD from Paramount Home Entertainment.

The exhilarating epic sees Tom Cruise returning to the role of Pete “Maverick” Mitchell for the highest grossing film of his career, alongside Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis PullmanEd Harris and Val Kilmer.

After more than 30 years of service as a top naval aviator, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot. Yet, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past when he returns to TOP GUN to train a group of elite graduates and comes face-to-face with Lt. Bradshaw (Miles Teller), the son of his former wingman, “Goose”. Bitter rivalries ignite as the pilots prepare for a specialised mission, which will require the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.

Escape to a tropical paradise this Christmas with the charming romantic comedy, TICKET TO PARADISE, available on Blu-ray™ and DVD from 12 December 2022 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Directed by Ol Parker from a screenplay by Parker & Daniel Pipski, the film stars Academy Award® winners George Clooney and Julia Roberts, alongside Kaitlyn Dever, Billie Lourd, and Lucas Bravo.

Clooney and Roberts team up as exes who find themselves on a shared mission: to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they once made. TICKET TO PARADISE is a romantic comedy about the sweet surprise of second chances.

It’s time to return to Downton in the beautiful big screen sequel, DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA, available now on Blu-ray™ and DVD from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. 

The much-anticipated cinematic return of Downton Abbey follows the Crawleys and their staff as they welcome a movie crew and their glamorous stars to Downton for the filming of a new silent movie, while other members of the family go on a grand adventure to a villa in the south of France to uncover a mystery about the Dowager Countess and her past.

With a screenplay by Julian Fellowes and starring the original cast alongside exciting new additions, DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA is packed full of exuberant moments, excitement and humour, tears of joy and sadness and new beginnings for all your favourite characters.

One of the most joyous and uplifting films of the year, the timeless and inspirational MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS will be available on DVD on 19th December 2022 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

Oscar® nominee Lesley Manville stars as Ada Harris, a resilient and courageous woman who shows the world it’s never too late to pursue your dreams

Directed by Anthony Fabian from a screenplay by Fabian, Carroll Cartwright, Keith Thompson, and Olivia Hetreed, based on the 1958 novel Mrs. ‘Arris Goes to Paris by Paul Gallico, the film co-stars Isabelle Huppert, Lambert Wilson, Alba Baptista, Lucas Bravo, Ellen Thomas, Rose Williams, and Jason Isaacs.

MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS tells the story of a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress and decides that she must have one of her own.  After she works, starves and gambles to raise the funds to pursue her dream, she embarks on an adventure to Paris which will change not only her own outlook, but the very future of the House of Dior. 

Taking place in the 1950s in one of the world’s most fashionable cities, and showcasing vintage pieces from the House of Dior, MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS features a cast of lovable characters and highlights the importance of friendship and kindness throughout one’s personal aspirations.

Experience an epic exploration of the life and music of Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrman‘s critically acclaimed biopic, ELVIS, available now on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD.

Directed by Baz Luhrmann from a screenplay by Luhrmann & Sam Bromell and Luhrmann & Craig Pearce and Jeremy Doner, based on a story by Luhrmann & Pearce and Doner, the film stars Austin Butler as Elvis Presley, Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker, and Olivia DeJonge as Priscilla Presley.

A thoroughly cinematic drama, Elvis’s (Austin Butler) story is seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). As told by Parker, the film delves into the complex dynamic between the two spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).

THE LOST KING, the remarkable true story of how one ‘ordinary’ woman overcame every obstacle to track down the final resting place of Richard III, will be available on DVD from 12th December 2022.

THE LOST KING, stars Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winning actress Sally Hawkins as Philippa Langley, Steve Coogan as her husband, John Langley, and Harry Lloyd as Richard III.

In 2012, having been lost for over 500 years, the remains of King Richard III were discovered beneath a carpark in Leicester.  The search had been orchestrated by an amateur historian, Philippa Langley, whose unrelenting research had been met with incomprehension by her friends and family and with scepticism by experts and academics. THE LOST KING is the life-affirming true story of a woman who refused to be ignored and who took on the country’s most eminent historians, forcing them to think again about one of the most controversial kings in England’s history.

The film reunites the Oscar nominated and BAFTA winning creative team behind box office and critical hit, Philomena – director Stephen Frears and writers Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope.

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