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 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.
The Last Supper looks stupendous, but that’s about all this dull historical drama has going for it.
A ravishing historical epic with powerful performances, Queen Margot comes to Blu-ray in a beautifully restored director’s cut
Journalist Sebastian Junger revisits Restrepo in Korengal but doesn’t offer anything new.
Oliver Stone returns to his flawed epic Alexander for a fourth go with the Ultimate Cut on Blu-ray
Klaus Kinski puts on a career-defining performance in Werner Herzog’s epic Aguirre, Wrath of God
Amistad is a powerful tale about the evils of slavery and the redemption of humanity through the noble deeds of courtroom heroes.
The Railway Man is a true account of one man’s battle with his war past. It’s too long and not very well-structured.
Cecil B. DeMille’s epic retelling of this Biblical story gets a superb first Blu-ray restoration.