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1776 (Director’s and Extended Cut) Blu-ray Review

Posted June 19th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

1776 (Director’s and Extended Cut) Blu-ray Review

The 1972 film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy 1776 is out now on Blu-ray from Sony.

Masterpiece: Mr Selfridge — Season 3 (Original UK Edition) Blu-ray Review

Posted May 5th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Masterpiece: Mr Selfridge — Season 3 (Original UK Edition) Blu-ray Review

Mr Selfridge and its cast continue to impress as it takes on the challenges of post-World War I Britain in a fine third season.

Selma Blu-ray Review

Posted May 2nd, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Selma Blu-ray Review

A moving document of the 1965 struggle for voting rights that is still pertinent in today’s America.

Masterpiece: Wolf Hall Blu-ray Review

Posted April 27th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Masterpiece: Wolf Hall Blu-ray Review

An enthralling account of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn through the eyes of Thomas Cromwell is given in this BBC/PBS mini-series.

American Experience: Last Days in Vietnam Blu-ray Review

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

American Experience: Last Days in Vietnam Blu-ray Review

The last chaotic days of the American evacuation of Vietnam are chronicled in this sad and compelling documentary on Blu-ray from PBS.

The Admiral: Roaring Currents Blu-ray Review

Posted April 20th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Admiral: Roaring Currents Blu-ray Review

A Joseon Admiral faces off against an invading horde of 300 Japanese ships with his tiny fleet of twelve in this thrilling South Korean historical epic.

Unbroken Blu-ray Review

Posted April 11th, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Unbroken Blu-ray Review

Unbroken arrives on Blu-ray an unvarnished tale of heroism that is well-crafted, powerfully acted and directed.

The Imitation Game Blu-ray Review

Posted March 31st, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Imitation Game Blu-ray Review

This year’s Best Picture winner The Imitation Game finally arrives on Blu-ray from Anchor Bay.

Back to 1942 [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted March 3rd, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Back to 1942 [UK] Blu-ray Review

Back to 1942 (一九四二) is a beautifully filmed epic that tells the story of China’s devastating wartime famine in Henan.

King Blu-ray Review

Posted March 2nd, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

King Blu-ray Review

King gives us a most human portrayal of a man who changed society and it was one of the most powerful mini-series to come along in many years.