These 7 Blu-ray Releases Will Make Perfect Gifts for Film and TV Buffs

These 7 Blu-ray Releases Will Make Perfect Gifts for Film and TV Buffs
With December a few weeks away, holiday preparations are in full swing. Don't stress — if you could use some help with the gift-giving, the Exclaim! Holiday Gift Guide is here for you.

We've been rolling out instalments all month long. Check out our previous gift suggestions here, and keep reading for 7 new Blu-ray releases that will make perfect gifts for the film and TV buff in your life.

Whitney
Few artists have had the kind of impact of Whitney Houston, who reached great heights, both vocally and commercially. Yet scandals and addiction got the better of Houston, who died tragically in 2012. Kevin MacDonald's doc, now out on Blu-ray, captures the good, the bad and the ugly of one of music's most singular careers.
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Community: The Complete Series
Though it sputtered to a somewhat ignoble end, in its prime, there was nothing else on television like Community, a smart, absurd sitcom about a community college study group. This 12-disc set collects all six seasons of their funny and bizarre self-reflection.
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Sorry to Bother You
The year's weirdest film's comes from one of the most surprising sources: the Coup's Boots Riley successfully turns a film inspired by his own time as a telemarketer into a dark, disturbing and hilarious look at race and capitalism in America.
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Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition
Some would (correctly) argue that the original series, which ran between 1992 and 1995, is the best Batman adaptation, if not one of the greatest animated series of all time. Toss in two feature-length films and the short-lived The New Batman Adventures and you've got a pretty essential set.
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The Princess Bride Criterion Collection 
Inconceivable! We're now living in a world where Inigo Montoya, Miracle Max and Rodents of Unusual Size have been enshrined with the Criterion stamp of approval. Rejoice in your victory folks, it's a sweet one.
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Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story of the Grateful Dead
Even if you hate the Grateful Dead's music, this four-hour doc, which explores the circus around them as much as the band themselves, is well worth watching. Originally streaming on Amazon Video, this Blu-ray release is a must for any fan of musical subcultures.
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True Stories Criterion Collection
After the success of Talking Heads' concert film Stop Making Sense, David Byrne was given carte blanche to create a narrative film of his own. The result: 1986's True Stories, which Byrne once described as "60 Minutes on acid."
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