Now that we're fully into the holiday shopping season, Monitor staff writers have compiled a list of items you might consider as Christmas or Hanukkah gifts. We begin with some family-friendly DVDs. Each item has a link to amazon.com, where you can purchase the item and help support the Christian Science Monitor at the same time.
Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, and Bradley Cooper star in 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Marvel's newest comic book movie adaptation. Zoe Saldana recently starred in 'Out of the Furnace.'
Halle Berry portrays an astronaut in the new CBS series 'Extant.' Halle Berry also stars in the recently released movie 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.'
Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington will both reportedly appear in the three upcoming 'Avatar' sequels. Zoe Saldana also stars in the 'Star Trek' franchise.
Saldana recently appeared in the films 'Out of the Furnace' and 'Star Trek Into Darkness.'
Lily Collins has been deemed the 'most dangerous' celebrity to search for by Internet security firm McAfee, because a query for 'Lily Collins' yields a high number of results laced with malware. Time to brush up on internet security.
The film is spellbinding and provocative, with none of Hollywood's usual easy answers to brutality
Tyler Perry has been nominated for a whopping 19 NAACP Image Awards for his work on "For Colored Girls," "Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?" and others.