Deck the halls with DVDs

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On of the best perks of shopping Cyber Monday is retailers’ reactions to consumer demand — and competitors’ price cuts. DVD titles are always prime candidates for price slashing. And while we can’t guarantee the titles on our list of gift picks will end up in your favorite website’s 99-cent Cyber Monday bin, it is a good bet that you won’t find them on sale cheaper than you will Nov. 28.

‘Bridesmaids’ [DVD with bonus features]
A hilarious, honest celebration of the friendships of women — unrated.
List price: $29.98
 
‘ESPN Films: 30 for 30 Limited Edition Collector Set’ [DVD]
Some of the greatest and most controversial moments in sports history are revisited through the lens of filmmakers, including Albert Maysles, Barry Levinson, John Singleton and Peter Berg. The 12-disc set features all 30 films from the series.
List price: $149.95

‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2’ [Three-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo]
The saga of the magical boy wizard who inspired the imagination of kids of all ages comes to an end.
List price: $35.99

‘Ken Burns’ Prohibition’ [Blu-ray]
Here’s a toast to documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, who uses well-documented history and lesser-known stories to shed light on an important moment in America’s past — the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
List price: $44.99

‘Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume One’ [Blu-ray]
Bugs and the gang get a high-definition upgrade in this set that includes 50 beloved “Looney Tunes” titles.
List price: $59.96
 
‘Modern Family: The Complete Second Season’ [DVD]
Here’s one extended family you won’t mind seeing over the holidays.
List price: $49.98

‘The Original Christmas Classics’ [Blu-ray]
Santa Claus, Rudolph and Frosty the Snowman — the classic Rankin/Bass Christmas TV specials are bundled together and now available on Blu-ray.
List price: $44.95

‘Thor’ [Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy]
Chris Hemsworth is the mighty god of thunder who is brought to his knees when he disobeys his father and is banished to Earth.
List price: $44.99

‘The Walking Dead: Season 1’ [DVD]
Nothing says “happy holidays” like snuggling up with loved ones and a cup of hot cocoa to watch the zombie apocalypse come to pass.
List price: $39.98

‘West Side Story 50th Anniversary’ [Blu-ray]
The timeless struggle between the Jets and the Sharks plays out in high definition.
List price: $29.99


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