An early BBC Earth series view of our oceans and their inhabitants, this is a comprehensive visual undertaking that is fascinating. The visual quality reflects mid-90′s technology, not as crisp as today’s best, but still quite watch worthy.
A superlative tour of the “dark continent,” Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown, sheds much light on the lives of those incredible creatures that inhabit this varied and extreme landscape.
This classic comedy of the British New Wave gets a 50th Anniversary Blu-ray release from StudioCanal.
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.
This British mystery mini-series has an interesting concept and strong cast, but stumbles on its execution.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bond is back and better than ever in this glamorous, action-filled adventure that fulfills the promise set by Casino Royale.