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.’
Ken Burns’ The Civil War 25th Anniversary Restoration is available on Blu-ray from PBS.
Masterpiece Classic: Indian Summers is available now on Blu-ray from PBS
Story of civil rights leader Medgar Evers For Us, The Living is out on Blu-ray from Olive Films.