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Penguins: Spy in the Huddle [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 19th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Penguins: Spy in the Huddle [UK] Blu-ray Review

A fascinating, up-close look at three separate penguin colonies’ struggle to survive that uses life-sized “spycameras” to get right into the birds’ inner circle.

The Bletchley Circle: Cracking a Killer’s Code Blu-ray Review

Posted April 18th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Bletchley Circle: Cracking a Killer’s Code Blu-ray Review

This British mystery mini-series has an interesting concept and strong cast, but stumbles on its execution.

Spies of Warsaw Blu-ray Review

Posted April 17th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Spies of Warsaw Blu-ray Review

This cloak and dagger mini-series from the BBC set in the years leading up to World War II is richly filmed, but poorly executed.

Merlin: The Complete Fifth Season Blu-ray Review

Posted April 6th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Merlin: The Complete Fifth Season Blu-ray Review

The BBC wraps up their hit sword & sorcery series based on the King Arthur mythology with a satisfying conclusion in this fifth season of Merlin.

Ripper Street Blu-ray Review

Posted March 17th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Ripper Street Blu-ray Review

The BBC’s new period crime drama, Ripper Street, is a riveting journey back in time to the streets of East London after Jack the Ripper’s murderous spree.

Tess [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted March 6th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Tess [UK] Blu-ray Review

Roman Polanski’s lavish adaptation of the Thomas Hardy tragedy, Tess of the d’Urbervilles, comes to Blu-ray from the BFI in a solid HD effort.

Skyfall Blu-ray Review

Posted February 15th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Skyfall Blu-ray Review

Bond is back and better than ever in this glamorous, action-filled adventure that fulfills the promise set by Casino Royale.

Being Human: Season Four Blu-ray Review

Posted January 29th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Being Human: Season Four Blu-ray Review

The fourth season of the BBC’s original supernatural “dramedy” Being Human is a bit of a disappointment that tries its best to rekindle the magic of seasons past, but never quite gets there.

Downton Abbey: Season 3 Blu-ray Review

Posted January 27th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Downton Abbey: Season 3 Blu-ray Review

The third season of Downton Abbey is another strong, purely addictive, delightful series of episodes.

Call the Midwife: Season One Blu-ray Review

Posted January 9th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Call the Midwife: Season One Blu-ray Review

Call the Midwife is a charming, sentimental, and heartfelt look at post-war Britain.