Anglonerd Gift Guide 2014 (DVDs)

If you know any anglonerds, this is the gift guide you’ve been waiting for. If you don’t, well, then use this for inspiration in crafting your own Christmas list! Please make sure the person you’re buying for can play the DVDs. Some of these are region 1 (US/Canada), some are region 2 (UK), and some are Blu-Ray (many of which are region-free).

Limited Edition DVD + Blu-Ray Withnail and I


  • New 2K restoration of Withnail And I from the original camera negative, supervised and approved by director of photography Peter Hannan
  • Bruce Robinson’s follow-up feature, How To Get Ahead In Advertising, newly transferred from original film elements and approved by director of photography Peter Hannan
  • High definition Blu-ray (1080p) and standard definition DVD presentation of both films
  • Original uncompressed mono 1.0 PCM audio for both films
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Audio commentary by writer-director Bruce Robinson
  • Audio commentary by critic and writer Kevin Jackson, author of the BFI Modern Classic on Withnail And I
  • All four original Withnail Weekend documentaries, first screened on Channel 4 in 1999, including: The Peculiar Memories of Bruce Robinson, which looks at the director’s career; Withnail & Us, which focuses on the film’s making; and two shorter documentaries, I Demand to Have Some Booze and Withnail on the Pier
  • Newly filmed interviews with key members of Withnail And I‘s behind-the-scenes team (TBC)
  • Theatrical trailers for both films
  • Exclusive limited edition hardback book packaging (2,000 copies) containing new writing on the films, reprints of key articles on Withnail And I, deleted scenes and more across 200 pages, illustrated with original production stills
  • Buy.

Monty Python Live / One Down Five to Go: Region-free DVD, Blu-Ray, CD


gift-python2The reunion of the Monty Python team on stage for the first time in over 30 years, and for the last time ever, was the most anticipated production of 2014. Filmed live on July 20th on the final night of the run of ten sold out performances at The O2 in London, Monty Python Live (mostly) One Down Five to Go sees the five surviving members – John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin together with Carol Cleveland, perform many of their classic sketches and much-loved songs. This Deluxe Collectors Edition contains the DVD, the Blu-ray and exclusive audio of the show on 2 CDs all contained in a 60 page 12 inch square hardback book. Buy.

DVDs Anglonerd has enjoyed this year…

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Brand New TV Dramas – DVD (Region 2)



Brand New TV Sci-fi – DVD (Region 1 and Blu-Ray)


Brand New TV Comedies – DVD

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Brand New Live Comedies – DVD Region 2 (or Blu-Ray)

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