It’s getting to crunch time but what are you choosing to buy for your special loved ones this year? The Journalix Christmas gift ideas 2019 list includes film, music and video games and will help you find that something well within your budget for the young, the old and the other…
CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS 2019
We’ve split the list up between video games, film, music and compiled a list each depending on cost. It might turn out you are a king and own a small island somewhere so this will all be within your budget. If that’s the case – please email us direct and contribute generously to the maintenance of this website, as a gesture of goodwill.
VIDEO GAMES – LUXURY BUT TOTALLY WORTH IT
A Classic Arcade Machine from Arcade1Up
Arcade1Up are officially licensed versions of original video games machines from the ‘Golden Age’ of gaming. These are ¾ scale replica copies of original arcade cabinets (full-size when used with an optional riser), complete with original artwork, controls (including rotary sticks, rollerballs and joysticks).
The line-up includes:
- SPACE INVADERS
- STREET FIGHTER II
VIDEO GAMES – WITHIN BUDGET
Unite in adventure and laughter in the action-packed Jumanji game, as you try to survive the ultimate challenge for those seeking to leave their world behind! Now available for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC Digital!
A brand-new 3D action adventure set in the Ice Age universe sees Scrat, everyone’s favourite sabre-toothed squirrel, set out on a quest to recover his treasured crystal nuts! Available on on PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC digital.
VIDEO GAMES – BARGAIN HUNTER
Star Wars: Battlefront II
A great price for a game very relevant at the moment (see below) – there are updates all the time with new features from the latest movies, the perfect game to play as your favourite Star Wars characters. Discover it all now!
VIDEO GAMES – STOCKING FILLER
Clumsy Rush on Nintendo Switch is so much fun! A typical party game for 2 people, go check it out – it’s mad but definitely worth the download!
FILM – LUXURY BUT TOTALLY WORTH IT
Tickets to Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker at a Dolby Cinema.
From the beginning until the end.
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FILM – WITHIN BUDGET
Angel Has Fallen (Blu-ray)
The latest installment of the explosive Has Fallen franchise. When there is an assassination attempt on U.S. President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman), his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the President. Buy it now!
Producer Sam Raimi (Evil Dead) and director Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes) deliver plenty of suspense in this thriller and the Blu-ray release is loaded with over 45 minutes of special features, including an exclusive motion comic of the film’s alternate opening. Plus deleted and extended scenes, a behind-the-scenes look at the incredible visual effects, interviews with cast and crew.
FILM – BARGAIN HUNTER
The Cornetto Trilogy Blu-ray boxset
You can’t own enough copies of these films, even if they are repeated on TV around the clock. The Blu-rays are packed with extras and the HD quality is perfect to showcase Edgar Wrights talents.
FILM – STOCKING FILLER
The Shining Funko Pop!
These are so cool, a personal favourite and iconic movie moment captured by these cool figurines.
MUSIC – LUXURY BUT TOTALLY WORTH IT
Sounds of the City is back in July 2020, taking over Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl for a series of headline concerts, featuring Foals, Crowded House, Kaiser Chiefs and Razorlight, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, Lewis Capaldi, DMA’S, The Streets and Haçienda Classiçal.
Sounds Of The City has established itself as a staple part of the Manchester music scene with some of the most acclaimed live artists taking to the stage. Get your tickets right here
MUSIC – WITHIN BUDGET
This will change your life for the better. Embrace it.
MUSIC – BARGAIN HUNTER
As It Was – Liam Gallagher
Documenting the comeback of a rock ‘n roll star. Read our review of his epic Manchester gig from this very tour.
MUSIC – STOCKING FILLER
Make a good old-fashioned mixtape and use one of our many playlists…
BOOK – LUXURY BUT TOTALLY WORTH IT
They really are worth it – easier to carry, endless supply of books and no need to disturb the sleepy heads with the bedside lamp when you’re reading at night…
BOOK – WITHIN BUDGET
Motel Vegas by Fred Sigman
The perfect book for your coffee table I’d say – gorgeous photography from this iconic city. Sit back and get lost in Vegas…
BOOK – BARGAIN HUNTER
The Beano annual 2020. It’s a Christmas tradition.
BOOK – STOCKING FILLER
Harry Potter Bookmarks
Perfect for any Harry Potter fan, each with quotes of wisdom from the likes of Albus Dumbledore, et al.