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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Blu-ray Review

Posted September 13th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Blu-ray Review

Ken Burns’ latest film is not just a singular portrait of The Roosevelts, but a look at America and its values

The World Wars Blu-ray Review

Posted September 13th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The World Wars Blu-ray Review

The World Wars gives an abbreviated and imperfect account of the bloody conflicts that gripped the first half of the twentieth century.

The Werner Herzog Collection [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 22nd, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Werner Herzog Collection [UK] Blu-ray Review

The Werner Herzog Collection from the BFI offers a perfect opportunity to familiarize oneself with this latter-day auteur.

Nature: Fabulous Frogs Blu-ray Review

Posted August 10th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Nature: Fabulous Frogs Blu-ray Review

Wonderfully presented by Sir David Attenborough, Fabulous Frogs is another gorgeously filmed episode of long-running PBS’ series Nature

Lost for Life (2014) Movie Review

Posted August 10th, 2014 by Tim Baros

Lost for Life (2014) Movie Review

Lost for Life is a powerful documentary on juveniles who murder — and the lives they ruin.

Hidden Kingdoms Blu-ray Review

Posted August 10th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Hidden Kingdoms Blu-ray Review

Go inside the world of tiny creatures and see it from their perspective in the fascinating BBC nature series Hidden Kingdoms on Blu-ray

Disneynature: Bears Blu-ray Review

Posted August 6th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Disneynature: Bears Blu-ray Review

A dazzling and heartwarming documentary from Disneynature, Bears is an instant classic fit for the whole family

Elvis: That’s the Way it Is (Two-Disc Special Edition) Blu-ray Book Review

Posted July 31st, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Elvis: That’s the Way it Is (Two-Disc Special Edition) Blu-ray Book Review

Elvis has arrived in this beautiful Blu-ray Book edition of the 2000 re-release version of his classic concert film That’s the Way it Is.

Nature: The Gathering Swarms Blu-ray Review

Posted July 31st, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Nature: The Gathering Swarms Blu-ray Review

PBS’ Nature series explores the hive mentality in the fascinating episode, The Gathering Swarms on Blu-ray

Strauss: Don Juan [Wiener Philharmoniker/Böhm] Blu-ray Review

Posted July 26th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Strauss: Don Juan [Wiener Philharmoniker/Böhm] Blu-ray Review

Relatively short fare for the money, this is primarily a rehearsal document with a brief main course in the form of Strauss’ tone poem