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Historical Fiction

Queen Margot: 20th Anniversary Director’s Cut Blu-ray Review

Posted August 31st, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Queen Margot: 20th Anniversary Director’s Cut Blu-ray Review

A ravishing historical epic with powerful performances, Queen Margot comes to Blu-ray in a beautifully restored director’s cut

The Werner Herzog Collection [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 22nd, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Werner Herzog Collection [UK] Blu-ray Review

The Werner Herzog Collection from the BFI offers a perfect opportunity to familiarize oneself with this latter-day auteur.

300: Rise of an Empire Blu-ray/Blu-ray 3D Review

Posted June 13th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

300: Rise of an Empire Blu-ray/Blu-ray 3D Review

300: Rise of an Empire updates the 300 style and includes standout performances from Eva Green and Lena Headey for an okay popcorn flick.

Stalingrad (2013) Blu-ray 3D Review

Posted May 19th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Stalingrad (2013) Blu-ray 3D Review

A gorgeous World War II epic from the Russian perspective, Stalingrad is a treat for the home theatre.

Pompeii Blu-ray 3D Review

Posted May 17th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Pompeii Blu-ray 3D Review

Pompeii overindulges in CGI, has an overwrought love story, and campy performances, but works as a popcorn flick

Flying Tigers Blu-ray Review

Posted May 13th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Flying Tigers Blu-ray Review

A classic John Wayne WW II film that gives the drama, passion, and life and death situations of freelancing American pilots

Copperhead Blu-ray Review

Posted April 28th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Copperhead Blu-ray Review

Copperhead is a plodding recreation of the Northern home front in New York State during the Civil War.

The War Lord [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 12th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The War Lord [UK] Blu-ray Review

Underappreciated historical adventure starring Charlton Heston gets a chance for reconsideration in a new Blu-ray edition from Eureka

The Agony and the Ecstasy Blu-ray Review

Posted March 18th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

The Agony and the Ecstasy Blu-ray Review

Irving Stone’s towering novel receives an epic screen adaptation headed by two powerhouse leading men and superb cinematography

300: Rise of an Empire (2014) Movie Review

Posted March 9th, 2014 by Tim Baros

300: Rise of an Empire (2014) Movie Review

If you liked the original 300, you will most definitely like this one. The special effects are brilliant.