Back to 1942 (一九四二) is a beautifully filmed epic that tells the story of China’s devastating wartime famine in Henan.
The Last Supper looks stupendous, but that’s about all this dull historical drama has going for it.
Learn about Nucky’s past and see how everything ends in the final season of Boardwalk Empire on Blu-ray now from HBO.
The Ambition of Oda Nobuna offers up a gender-twisting take on the Sengoku period filled with action, romance, and magic.
A ravishing historical epic with powerful performances, Queen Margot comes to Blu-ray in a beautifully restored director’s cut
The Werner Herzog Collection from the BFI offers a perfect opportunity to familiarize oneself with this latter-day auteur.
300: Rise of an Empire updates the 300 style and includes standout performances from Eva Green and Lena Headey for an okay popcorn flick.
A gorgeous World War II epic from the Russian perspective, Stalingrad is a treat for the home theatre.
Pompeii overindulges in CGI, has an overwrought love story, and campy performances, but works as a popcorn flick
A classic John Wayne WW II film that gives the drama, passion, and life and death situations of freelancing American pilots