The quiet and visually stunning martial arts epic ‘The Assassin’ from director Hou Hsiao-hsien arrives on Blu-ray from StudioCanal.
1991 Chinese cinema epic ‘Farewell My Concubine’ arrives in a barebones Blu-ray Combo pack from the BFI.
‘The Keeping Room’ is a powerful female western done the right way, out on Blu-ray now from Drafthouse Films.
Only the production values and a couple of good acting performances save ‘Mercy Street,’ a series full of cliches and miscasting.
Writer/director John Sayles’ ‘Eight Men Out’ dramatizes the 1919 “Black Sox” scandal, on Blu-ray now from Olive Films.
Liberation fighters conspire to assassinate a Japanese army commander in colonial-era Korea in the sprawling historical epic Assassination on Blu-ray from Well Go USA.
Clint Eastwood breaks out of The Rock in classic Escape from Alcatraz on Blu-ray from Warner Bros.
Alec Guinness is Hitler during the demise of The Third Reich in Hitler: The Last Ten Days out now on Blu-ray from Olive Films.
Vikings: The Complete Third Season is available on Blu-ray from Fox Home Entertainment.
The plight of the British women who fought for the right to vote is beautifully told in the excellent film ‘Suffragette.’