HBO Home Entertainment answers all of your Christmas gifting needs – with something for everyone’s stocking. Setting the benchmark when it comes to quality, premium, ground-breaking TV, the gift of HBO will be the reason for many smiling faces on the special day. There’s bound to be the perfect box set, whether it’s for a fan of comedy, crime, action dramas or classic TV series.
Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, fantasy dramas and medieval epics
One of the biggest TV shows ever, Game of Thrones showcases some of the most daring moments in TV and twisted plot shifts. Whether for the ultimate super fan or those yet to discover Game of Thrones, this box set should thrill both.
Based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling A Song of Ice and Fire books, this sweeping fantasy saga has continued to be one of the most talked about TV series worldwide. Combining a mythical kingdom with a generation of family feuds, bloody war, treachery, murder, lies and lust, Game of Thrones has defined a world so unique, complex and compelling that any preconceived notions of the genre fall away. It has created an accessible fantasy epic for the small screen and is one of the most watched show on Sky Atlantic.
Game of Thrones continues to shock us with mind-blowing storylines as we follow the ruthless and fearless on their epic journey to claim the Iron Throne. The stellar cast includes Peter Dinklange, Sean Bean, Charles Dance, Lena Heady and Kit Harrington amongst many others in their fight to rule the seven kingdoms of Westeros.
Seasons 1-3: RRP from £ 81.69 BD /£ 66.37 DVD
Season 3: RRP from £ 51.05 BD /£ 40.84 DVD
An ideal gift for fans of crime dramas, The Wire and Seven
The next must-see box set is Emmy® Award winning existential drama True Detective. The truly unsettling cinematic epic in long form stars Academy® Award winner Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) and Emmy® Award winner Woody Harrelson (The Hunger Games). The protagonists, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, are partners on a sinister case that takes place in the pits of rural Louisiana, contending with religious zealots and satanic sacrificial murders.
Created and written by Nic Pizzolatto (The Killing) and with every episode shot on 35mm film by director Cary Fukunaga (Jane Eyre), who uses the southern Louisiana landscape to achieve an eerie film noir effect, the brilliance of True Detective is that it asks viewers to also be the detectives. It’s time-shifting structure creates a hugely intriguing show that has won over critics and viewers around the world and makes for a gripping and addictive experience as the onscreen events are played out to a conclusion that will have you guessing right until the very end.
RRP from £ 51.05 BD /£ 40.84 DVD
THE SOPRANOS: THE COMPLETE SEASONS 1-6 ON BLU-RAY FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER
Perfect for fans of Boardwalk Empire, Goodfellas and The Godfather
Get the family together with the ultimate mobster series and pay tribute to one of TV’s greatest actors, James Gandolfini, in what was arguably his most acclaimed role as Tony Soprano. This stunning box set, now available to buy on Blu-ray, is an ideal gift to please any fan of “The greatest show in television history” (Vanity Fair). With 28 Blu-ray discs packaged in an elegant box set featuring iconic artwork from the series, The Sopranos: The Complete Series Blu-ray is an essential addition to any home entertainment collection. Featuring all six seasons plus bonus features including the never-before-seen 45 minute featurette “Defining a TV Landmark”, this is a must-have Christmas present for every HBO fan.
RRP from £132.76 BD
BOARDWALK EMPIRE: SEASONS 1-4 BOX SET
Perfect for Fans of The Sopranos, Goodfellas, The Godfather
Back-stabbing criminality and debauched scheming are the order of the day in this critically acclaimed action-packed and explosive drama series from esteemed writer Terence Winter (The Sopranos®) and director Timothy Van Patten (The Wire, Game of Thrones, Rome, The Pacific). Nominated for two Golden Globes® last year for best Original TV Series (Drama) and Best Actor (Steve Buscemi), the series follows the life and times of “Nucky” (Buscemi) in the early 1920s. This visually stunning gangster epic features some of the most awe-inspiring production design ever seen on screen along with an authentic soundtrack that will immerse viewers in the period. An ideal addition to any Christmas stocking this year!
RRP from £86.80 BD/ £71.48 DVD
Ideal for fans of the Twilight trilogy and The Vampire Diaries
Following seven thrilling years of the phenomenon that is True Blood, Trubies can now get their hands on True Blood: The Complete Seasons 1-7 Boxset on Blu-ray and DVD. If you’ve not yet been bitten by True Blood, you can catch up on this sleek and sexy show from the very beginning with this amazing box set. Goodbyes might suck, but fans can enjoy the packed extra content on both the Blu-ray and DVD of the Complete Seasons 1-7 boxsets, including True Blood: A Farewell to Bon Temps, True Death: The Final Days on Set, as well as commentaries with the cast and crew. True Blood: The Complete Seventh Season and True Blood: The Complete Seasons 1-7 Boxset are must-have additions to all Blu-ray and DVD collections this Christmas – whether you’re an existing fan or new to the show, here’s your chance to get sucked into the True Blood fantasy.
Complete Seasons 1-7: RRP from £132.76 BD/ £112.33 DVD
Season 7: RRP from £51.05 BD/ £40.84 DVD
Perfect for fans of The Thick of It
It’s midterms in the White House and we’re back with our Vice
President and her long list of not-so-important duties. Join
Emmy® award winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer and
witness her hilarious escapades in Veep: The Complete
Second Season. Created by Academy Award® nominee and
BAFTA® winner Armando Iannucci (The Thick of It), Veep is an
up close and politically (in)-correct look at the daily successes
and disappointments of being second in command.
RRP from £30.63 BD/ £25.52 DVD
For fans of Sex & The City and Orange is the New Black
GIRLS has established itself in a short space of time as one of the most relevant shows on the small screen. Following Hannah (Lena Dunham) and her four friends, Marnie (Alison Williams), Jessa (Jemima Kirke) and Shosanna (Zosia Mamet), we experience life through their eyes as they stumble their way through awkward situations and hilarious dilemmas in love, life and work.
RRP from £35.73 DVD
ENTOURAGE: THE COMPLETE SEASONS 1-8 BOX SET
Idea for fans of Californication
After 96 episodes of the hottest show on TV, and ahead of next year’s film, the much-loved Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning series is available as a complete box set. Catch up on the escapades of Vince and his entourage in television’s coolest show.
RRP from £132.76 BD
BAND OF BROTHERS
Based on the bestseller by Stephen E. Ambrose and comprising an all-star cast of Michael Fassbender (X-Men First Class, Inglorious Bastards), Damian Lewis (Homeland, The Escapist) and Scott Grimes (Robin Hood, E.R), the epic 10-part miniseries BAND OF BROTHERS tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army.
RRP from £51.05 BD/ £40.84 DVD
The epic ten-part adventure tracks the intertwined real-life journeys of three U.S Marines – Robert Leckie (James Badge Dale), Eugene Sledge (Joe Mazzello) and John Basilone (Jon Seda) – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theatre of World War II.
RRP from £51.05 BD / £40.84 DVD