HBO Home Entertainment has announced a slew of top TV boxset DVD and Blu-ray releases which will be in stores in time to bolster Christmas stockings.
Game of Thrones – Pre-order from amazon.co.uk
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.
The 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.
True Detective – Pre-order from amazon.co.uk
This Emmy Award winning crime drama 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.
The Sopranos: The Complete Series Blu-ray – Pre-order from amazon.co.uk
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 28 disc box set features 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.
Boardwalk Empire – Pre-order from amazon.co.uk
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!
True Blood: The Complete Seasons 1-7 – Pre-order from amazon.co.uk
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.
Veep – Pre-order from amazon.co.uk
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.
Girls – Pre-order from amazon.co.uk
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.
Entourage – Pre-order from amazon.co.uk
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.
Band of Brothers – Pre-order from amazon.co.uk
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.
The Pacific – Pre-order from amazon.co.uk
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.