Illustrations by Lisk Feng

Every now and again, a movie lover finds that special film that retains a unique spot in their heart, like last year’s “The Revenant,” which brought Leonardo DiCaprio his first Oscar, or the classic 1988 comedy “Coming to America.” Help them show their undying love for their favorite flick with these minimalist movie posters from Netherlands-based designer Chungkong.


Maybe you just want to class up another Saturday night watching a movie at home, and the gourmet microwave popcorn just isn’t cutting it. Or perhaps you need to stake your claim for the evening’s programming. Consider the Cinema Light box, a miniature glowing billboard.


Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski's 1988 "Dekalog" consists of 10 short features that have the Ten Commandments as thematic source material. One of the least viewed of the 20th century's undisputed film masterpieces, it's just been reissued by the Criterion Collection in DVD and Blu-Ray formats in a new 4k digital transfer taken from the original 35 mm camera negative.

(Cinetic Media)

Once upon a time, gifted but unsung artists meticulously painted large scale scenic backdrops for Hollywood films ranging from "The Wizard of Oz" to "North By Northwest." This gorgeously illustrated and authoritative book by Richard M. Isackes and Karen L. Maness tells the full story of what is sadly becoming a lost art.

(Regan Arts)

Don't know what to get for the teenager whose tastes change on a whim? Go with the "Freaks and Geeks" box set. This beloved 1999 cult classic from comedy gurus Judd Apatow and Paul Feig aired for only one season on NBC but went on to launch the careers of stars like Jason Segel, James Franco and Seth Rogen. Set in the 1980s, the show follows two groups of misfits at a suburban Detroit high school: a band of misbehaving stoners who skip class and bespectacled nerds with a love for “Dungeons & Dragons.” It's a show for anyone who doesn't quite feel like they fit in — a.k.a. everybody.


Dark Horse Comics has collaborated with Oregon’s Stoller Family Estate Winery to create a Hellboy Pinot Noir — perfect for the comic book aficionado who wants their booze to be as dark as their reading material. The label showcases illustrator Mike Mignola’s devilish creation Hellboy and inside is a reserve wine from the Willamette Valley.

(Stoller Family Estates Winery)

Celebrating the sci-fi franchise that launched a thousand fan-club conventions, this 30-disc Blu-ray set, the "Star Trek" 50th Anniversary TV and Movie Collection, brings together the original series with its six subsequent movies, as well as the first high-definition release of the 22-episode animated spinoff.

(Star Trek)

Originally airing from 1957 to ’66, this TV series starring Raymond Burr helped define the courtroom drama as we know it. “The Perry Mason: The Complete Series DVD Box Set Collector's Edition” compiles all nine seasons over 72 discs.

(Perry Mason)

If you’re going to revel in the winsome adventures of public television’s most revered British gentry, why not go all out with a DVD set (“Downton Abbey: The Complete Limited Edition Collector’s Set”) that includes all 52 episodes, along with five hours of exclusive bonus features, cork-backed coasters bearing the abbey’s crest and an era-appropriate pull-bell to summon friends and family.


In the mood to spur a pop culture argument around the holiday table? Let this list-heavy meeting of critics Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz fan the flames of discontent with a book, "TV (The Book): Two Experts Pick the Greatest American Shows of All Time," that attempts to settle the big questions in television — such as the greatest show ever — as well as weighing the merits of “Cheers” versus “30 Rock.”

(Grand Central Publishing)

If there is a fan of David Lynch’s landmark series “Twin Peaks” on your list, up their anticipation for the show’s return to TV next year with this scrapbook-like collection of letters, clippings and photos dating to the 1800s. Written by David Lynch’s co-writer on the series, Mark Frost.

(Flatiron Books)

Created by Michael Lannon, this intimately drawn HBO series, centered on gay friends in San Francisco, earned critical acclaim but struggled to find a wide audience. This Blu-ray set combines its two seasons and feature-length conclusion, which aired last summer.


Emblazoned with the words “wake, pray, slay,” this journal (which comes with three pencils) is as much for note-taking as it a daily reminder of how to live like the world’s biggest pop star.

(Merch Direct)

In 1966, Otis Redding hit the Sunset Strip for a three-night stand that The Times compared to a “steam generator in the innards of [a] calliope.” Hear the soul star on “Live at the Whisky a Go Go: The Complete Recordings” (Stax Records), a six-CD set.

(Stax Records)

It’s the cheapest, finest master class in songwriting ever. This 1989 album from Columbia Records, exquisitely produced by Daniel Lanois, is 39 minutes of iron-clad proof why Dylan fully deserves the Nobel Prize for Literature just awarded him and ranks with the best of his 1960s work.

(Bob Dylan)

Relive the ’90s, with this collection that celebrates the empire built by rapper Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs. The Rhino set includes remastered hits from Puff Daddy (and his various monikers), the Notorious B.I.G., Craig Mack, Faith Evans, Total, Carl Thomas, Mase, 112, the Lox, Cassie, Danity Kane, Machine Gun Kelly, and others.


“Walt Disney Records: The Legacy Collection Box Set” includes 12 discs dedicated to the music of Disney films, each with elegant art from the studio’s Lorelay Bové. From “The Aristocats” to “The Little Mermaid,” consider this nostalgia in a box.

(Disney Music)

Those composing with a tiny rectangular Pocket Operator might appear to be wasting time on a smart phone. But the ingenious object is in fact a snazzy portable music device that allows its users to make complicated, high-fidelity beats on the fly. The Operator comes in six varieties, each offering different sonic textures and tones — and it’s compatible with other gear, so users can plug in and rock a party with original tracks.

(Teenage Engineering)

The whole point of collecting vinyl is to keep a physical presence in music. But wouldn’t it be fetching to have a turntable that’s just a little less wired? Audio-Technica’s new AT-LP60BK-BT turntable adds a Bluetooth option to its traditional phono setup so you can play LPs through speakers all throughout your home or just do away with unsightly speaker cables. Keep the wax, let clutter wane.


Visual historian Jim Heimann brings his keen eye to the waves, culture, sport and style of surfing in this gorgeous coffee table book.


Everyone who is anyone talked to author James Andrew Miller for this dishy oral history of Creative Artists Agency.


Colson Whitehead’s powerful story of a teen girl escaping slavery, which also serves as a parable about America, is one of the best novels of the year.


The coloring-book craze was started by Johanna Basford, who leads bestseller lists with her entrancing designs. She’s got a new book just for the holidays: “Johanna’s Christmas: A Festive Coloring Book.”

(Johanna Basford)

Michael Connelly’s detective Harry Bosch returns, and actor Titus Welliver – who plays Bosch in the Amazon series – reading the audiobook.

( Little, Brown and Company)

Taraji P. Henson tells her stories of family, opportunities and challenges as a black actress on the way to becoming the indelible Cookie on "Empire."

(37INK/Atria Books)

For children ages 4-8, an illustrated story of Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus searching for safety. $1 from each print book sale supports refugees via the UNHCR.

(Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

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Credits: Illustrations by Lisk Feng. Credits: Ricardo DeAratanha, Vera Castaneda, Calvin Hom, Rene Lynch, Kathy Pyon, Steve Elders, Ruthanne Salido, Alice Short, Alene Dawson, Kavita Daswani, Roy M. Wallack, Melinda Fulmer, Jessica Ritz, Ben Muessig, Jeanette Marantos, Terry Gardner, Janet Kinosian, Davis Alexander, Amy Scattergood, Ingrid Schmidt, Kenneth Turan, Tre’vell Anderson, Amy Kaufman, Meredith Woerner, Glenn Whipp and Evan Wagstaff. Design and development by Lily Mihalik.