October 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Even a century after celebrating his biggest successes, the name “Houdini” is still a household name. That alone is a remarkable achievement for an entertainer, but as the TV miniseries of the same name reveals, there was a lot more to the man than [...]

Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fourth Season

September 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’ve been hooked on “Boardwalk Empire” since its first season, and I thoroughly enjoyed the mix of Prohibition-era mobster movie and crime drama, despite the excessive violence and the gratuitous sex. I was therefore really looking forward to this [...]

The Escape Artist

July 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

To most people, David Tennant is either the tongue-flicking Barty Crouch Jr from the film "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," or the charismatic Tenth Doctor, the titular energy bundle from "Dr. Who." Leaving his Timelord persona [...]

A Young Doctor’s Notebook

July 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

With "A Young Doctor's Notebook, " BBC America has sent another TV production into the race, this time lining up Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe and Mad Men's Jon Hamm. How could we pass up the opportunity to take a look at this? [...]

A Winter’s Tale

July 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

With atmospheric images and intriguing characters, the trailer for "A Winter's Tale" caught my attention when the film first made it to theaters, and now Warner Home Video is making a Blu-Ray version available, giving me every reason to [...]


May 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is the latest studio to bring to audiences a bombastic costume spectacle with "Pompeii." With cast members such as Kiefer Sutherland, Kit Harington, Jared Harris and Carrie-Anne Moss in tow, the film has now [...]

The Terminal

May 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Steven Spielberg directed some of the greatest movies in Hollywood history, but interestingly, some others of his films somehow dropped off the radar without much fanfare – often despite the fact that they are good movies. "The Terminal" [...]


May 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

For some reason, "Amistad" is one of director Steven Spielberg's most overlooked films. Despite the fact it was nominated for innumerable awards in 1998 when it was first released, after its theatrical run the film somehow seems to have [...]

Mr. Selfridge: Season 2

April 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

As part of the Masterpiece series, PBS Home Entertainment has just release the second season of "Mr. Selfridge" on Bl-Ray disc, giving fans of this British TV series a chance to experience the show close-up and at their own pace. The show picks [...]

The Bletchley Circle: Season 2

April 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

The code breaking ladies from Bletchley are back once again in the second season of PBS' TV series "The Bletchley Circle." Seeing how much I enjoyed the show's first season, I was very eager to take a closer look at the second season [...]
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