It's the most wonderful home-entertainment time of the year, that special season when studios roll out the best DVDs and Blu-rays they have to offer. This gift guide focuses on the strongest among those many options, broken down into eight specific categories. Whether you're seeking a stocking stuffer for a cinema snob, a can't-miss present for the sci-fi geek or a fun cartoon collection to keep the kids entertained, you're completely covered. Ready for the rundown? Let's press play.
Images: Criterion Collection, Paramount, Buena Vista, Warner Bros., Fox and Time Life