5 Holiday Gifts for the Film Buff

If you are like most people, you know at least one avid film buff who always tries to make it to opening night of the latest action flick who also knows the entire score of the Sound of Music by heart.

Does your spend all his free time reading books from movies, chatting about Star Wars or lamenting the volleyball scene in Top Gun? Or does she worry that she will never have the style sense of Cher Horowitz in Clueless or the wit of Juno?

The next month is going to be a blur of mall trips, debt freak-outs, decorating and parties for everyone and your friend will likely not be able to see any movies. So remind them of their favorite activity by buying them one of these five gifts:


Fox 75th Anniversary Collection is $356.99 for the full set

If you have a ton of money burning a hole in your pocket, why not try this? It is a 75-film, three-volume set. Each of the three volumes cover 25 years of the studio’s legacy The massive DVD set includes South Pacific; Star Wars, Alien ; Avatar; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; The Devil Wears Prada and many, many more.

If you want to spend a little less, try these:

AMC gift cards $25 and up

This is a great gift that can be paired with other things. Make a basket and put the card in with boxes of movie candy and popcorn. This is also a great gift for new parents. Include a card in the basket for one free night of babysitting while they get their movie on. They will be so grateful.

DVD cataloging software is $79.95 for a value pack

This software (and others like it) allow users to create a personal DVD databasee by entering titles scanning barcodes. Users can atalog files, view stats, print lists and more. There are also uses for the iPhone and for sharing with other friends.

Netflix subscriptions are $120 for a year

This is a gift that keeps on giving all throughout the year. If you have a friend who has not discovered the joy of the little red envelope delivered right to your door, share it with them this season. There is nothing that could be better.

DVD Gift Sets are $20 per movie

This could be a mix and match basket. Give your friend a copy on DVD of The Hurt Locker, Slumdog Millionaire and No Country for Old Men and call it "Three Years at the Oscars!" include a chocolate Oscar and you are good to go!

What will you buy for a film buff?

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