Tower Video
Search
Tower.com
  Help   
Home Music Video Books Games Downloads Vinyl
 [Skip to Content]   [Home]   []   []   []   []   []   [
Advanced Search

Best Video of 2008

Tower Recommends: Our Top 10 Favorite DVDs of 2008


Home  »  Video  »  Best of 2008  »  Tower Recommends
1.
Mad Men: Season One (DVD) ~ Jon Hamm (actor) Cover Art
 
Mad Men: Season 1 (DVD)
2008-07-01
Lionsgate


  Add to Bag   
In Stock
Matthew Weiner, a writer and executive producer for The Sopranos, may have set this series in the picture-perfect 1960s, but his characters are just as scheming as the mobsters on his last show.
 
2.
The Dark Knight (Two-Disc Special Edition) (DVD) ~ Christian Bal ... Cover Art
 
The Dark Knight (Two-Disc Special Edition) (DVD)
2008-12-09
Warner Home Video


  Add to Bag   
In Stock
The Dark Knight may have only been released this past December but its pre-sales stretched back into its theater days! The biggest movie of the year and one of the finest action films ever made, The Dark Knight featured strong performances, especially from the late Heath Ledger.
 
3.
John Adams (HBO Miniseries) (DVD) ~ Paul Giamatti (actor) Cover Art
 
John Adams (DVD)
2008-06-10
HBO Studios


  Add to Bag   
In Stock
John Adams is a sprawling HBO miniseries event that depicts the extraordinary life and times of one of Americas least understood, and most underestimated, founding fathers: the second President of the United States, John Adams.
 
4.
Spaced: The Complete Series (DVD) ~ Jessica Stevenson (actor) Cover Art
 
Spaced: The Complete Series (1999) (DVD)
2008-07-22
BBC Home Entertainment


  Add to Bag   
In Stock
The creators of Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz first gained notoriety with this cult British comedy series. When an aspiring comic-book artist is thrown out of his flat, he lucks into a roommate when he meets Daisy, a would-be writer. A cast of eccentric friends and oddball neighbors, including the duo's neurotic landlady Marsha, add plenty of comic variation to this well-crafted series loaded with surreal touches, slacker humor, and genre parodies.
 
5.
There Will Be Blood (CD) (DVD) ~ Daniel Day-Lewis (actor) Cover Art
 
There Will Be Blood (DVD)
2008-04-08
Paramount


  Add to Bag   
In Stock
Director Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood is a masterly, unflinching examination of a consummately evil man. The film is visually stunning, and alternates between lush widescreen shots of the desert and meticulously composed, darkly lit close-up of his actors, presenting complex images of the American landscape and the souls that dot it.
 
6.
Lars And The Real Girl (DVD) ~ Ryan Gosling (actor) Cover Art
 
Lars and the Real Girl (DVD)
2008-04-15
20th Century Fox


  Add to Bag   
In Stock
Craig Gillespie's Lars And The Real Girl is a sweet love story and a film which deals with mental illness in surprisingly subtle ways. With a formula that could easily have manipulated for cheap laughs, the film achieves quirky humor in parts but mostly touching observations about the nature of delusions themselves.
 
7.
3:10 to Yuma (Widescreen Edition) (DVD) ~ Russell Crowe (actor) Cover Art
 
3:10 to Yuma (Widescreen Edition) (DVD)
2008-01-08
Lions Gate


  Add to Bag   
In Stock
Based on the Elmore Leonard story, 3:10 To Yuma is a riveting remake of the 1957 classic Western. It's the story of Dan Evans (Christian Bale), a down-and-out rancher who lost his leg in the Civil War. Crowe is fantastic as the smooth-talking gunman, and Bale delivers a moving performance as the weary-eyed Evans.
 
8.
Wall-E (Single-Disc Edition) (DVD) ~ Fred Willard (voice) Cover Art
 
Wall-E (Single-Disc Edition) (DVD)
2008-11-18
Disney-Pixar


  Add to Bag   
In Stock
Even for Pixar, this might be a first: an animated film that contains not only a fully realized world as photorealistic as it is full of wonder, but also the Gargantuan themes and visuals of 2001: A Space Odyssey, the stripped-down sad-clown pathos found in classic Buster Keaton comedies, and one of the most moving and simply unique love stories in a long time.
 
9.
Office: Season Four (DVD) ~ Steve Carell (actor) and Rainn... Cover Art
 
The Office: Season 4 (DVD)
2008-09-02
Universal Studios


  Add to Bag   
In Stock
The Office Season Four, like each season before it, is loaded with laughs. A must-have for every DVD collection, this box set was the top TV series purchased in 2008.
 
10.
Juno (Two-Disc Special Edition with Digital Copy) (DVD) ~ Ellen  ... Cover Art
 
Juno (Two-Disc Special Edition with Digital Copy)
2008-04-15
Twentieth Centuy Fox


  
Available
Juno might have a lot of strengths--Page's award-worthy performance, a pitch-perfect soundtrack, excellent direction from Jason Reitman--but it's the screenwriting debut of writer Cody Diablo that makes this such a winning film.
 

Tower.com
About |  Community |  Tower Newsletters |  RSS |  Advertise |  Terms |  Privacy |  Returns |  Contact Us |  Directory |  Help |  FAQ 

Copyright © 1995-2016 TOWER.COM INC
Tower, Tower Records, TowerRecords.com, Tower.com, Tower CD Listening Station, Tower Outlet, Tower Records Videos Books, Tower Essentials, Pulse! and associated logos and trademarks are registered trademarks of Tower.com Inc. in the United States and other countries.
Copyright 2016. For personal noncommercial use only.
Tower.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.
To link directly to this page: http://www.tower.com/surf/bestof2008/browser.cfm?id=20&div_id=3
Tower 2.0 Version 6.0.0

Home Music Video Books Games Downloads Vinyl
 [Skip to Content]   [Home]   []   []   []   []   []   [