(PRWEB) February 11, 2010
If worried about the cost of love and romance for serenading a loved one this Valentine's Day, then Blockbuster.co.uk's collection of romantic movies to rent or buy will provide the mood for snuggling up without a big expense. Or for competitive entertainment choose a game from a hand picked list of Blockbuster favourites; just love the choices at Blockbuster!
The latest of Blockbuster's Valentine's Day Gift Ideas is the "Time Traveller's Wife" released on DVD and blu-ray from 8th February to rent and buy online and in-store. Chicago librarian suffers from a rare genetic disorder that sends him hurtling through time whenever he is under extreme duress; despite the fact that he vanishes at inordinately frequent and lengthy intervals, he attempts to build a stable future with the beautiful young heiress he loves. Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams star in this dramatic fantasy, which is directed by Robert Schwentke (FLIGHTPLAN) and based on the best-selling book by author Audrey Niffenegger.
Also in the Valentine's Day collection of movies is "Love Actually", one of the most romantic films ever made from Four Weddings director Richard Curtis. Starring Kiera Knightley, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson and Colin Firth. Set in the weeks leading up to Christmas, it is a story about a group of people who are surrounded by love, including the Prime Minister who falls for his personal assistant! Very funny, this film can be bought for just £3.93 or seen as a DVD or blu-ray rental.
Couples Retreat is also available to buy from 8th February and is currently on offer at Blockbuster and only costs £15.99 on blu-ray. Their relationship in danger of dissipating, a couple racing to salvage their marriage invites three other couples to join them at a tropical island resort. Upon arriving at the island paradise to enjoy some carefree fun in the sun, the other couples are disturbed to discover that participation in therapy sessions is mandatory if they hope to remain at the resort.
These are just some of the Valentine's romantic movie collection at Blockbuster. A further collection of current favourite movies that are "loved" includes Michael Jackson - "This is it" on blu-ray. Michael Jackson takes a final bow in this theatrical concert film featuring rehearsal footage of the late mega star as he practiced for the 100 shows in London that never came to be in this Columbia Pictures release. High School Musical's Kenny Ortega handles direction duties as well as choreography chores for the HD-shot film, some of which will be presented in 3-D. Released in January 2010 it is only £16.99.
The Games "love" collection includes a special collectors' boxset edition for Bioshock 2, released on 9th February for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. Contents include:-
- 12" Vinyl LP with BioShock orchestral score
- Audio CD with BioShock 2 orchestral score
- Three vintage Rapture advertisement posters (rolled)
- BioShock 2 Art Book, 164 pages and hardcover
- BioShock 2 game
The very popular Wii game "Just Dance" is also in the games collection. At £24.99 it provides the opportunity to dance to groovy music in the fashion shop. It includes Country music, Punk, Rock, Pop and Disco. Katy Perry, New Kids on the Block and Fame are just some of the licensed artists that can be danced along with.
Don't let Valentine's Day slip by like any other do something special!
More information on all of these movies can be found at Blockbuster.co.uk. Sign up for DVD rental or Blu-ray rental or buy them online and they will be delivered to your door by post, free!
Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI and BBI.B) was founded in Dallas, Texas in 1985 and is a leading global provider of in-home rental, retail movie and game entertainment.
In 20 years, Blockbuster has grown from a single video rental store to over 7,400 company-operated and franchised stores throughout the United States, its territories and 20 other countries
The first Blockbuster store in the UK opened in March 1989 (Walworth Road, London) and the UK is now the largest Blockbuster business outside the US.
Blockbuster's goal is to be the destination of choice for movies, games and home entertainment both in-store and online. The company is continually looking for ways to offer its customers more value, choice and convenience. To this end, in September 2002, Blockbuster UK introduced its online DVD rental service. This service has grown and now allows customers to have access to almost every DVD and Blu-ray disc available in the UK.
Blockbuster.co.uk provides the latest releases and also gives its customers much more choice from classic titles, foreign films, music DVDs, interactive game DVDs, language DVDs and popular TV series.
Through its links with the major film studios, Blockbuster also feature exclusive DVD rentals that you cannot rent or buy anywhere else at the time of launch. Past exclusives have included Gran Torino, The Mist, Saw V and the box office smash Taken.
In 2009, Blockbuster.co.uk launched Online Xtra, a selection of new online rental plans that have the distinction of also including Blockbuster store rentals as part of the same Blockbuster rental package. These plans are exclusive to Blockbuster, and combine the range and convenience of online rental with the flexibility of being able to pick up rentals in-store whenever members like. With Online Xtra Blockbuster customers can get the best of both the online and offline worlds.