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Spies of Warsaw Blu-ray Review

Posted April 17th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Spies of Warsaw Blu-ray Review

This cloak and dagger mini-series from the BBC set in the years leading up to World War II is richly filmed, but poorly executed.

Merlin: The Complete Fifth Season Blu-ray Review

Posted April 6th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Merlin: The Complete Fifth Season Blu-ray Review

The BBC wraps up their hit sword & sorcery series based on the King Arthur mythology with a satisfying conclusion in this fifth season of Merlin.

Hemingway & Gellhorn Blu-ray Review

Posted April 1st, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Hemingway & Gellhorn Blu-ray Review

A well intended biopic of the stormy relationship of a famed novelist and war correspondent, Hemingway & Gellhorn comes up a bit short in the areas of script, direction, and editing.

Life on Fire: Wildlife on the Volcano’s Edge Blu-ray Review

Posted March 31st, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Life on Fire: Wildlife on the Volcano’s Edge Blu-ray Review

Life on Fire: Wildlife on the Volcano’s Edge is a beautifully filmed and gripping nature documentary mini-series from PBS that rivals the best from the BBC.

The Borgias: The Second Season Blu-ray Review

Posted March 22nd, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Borgias: The Second Season Blu-ray Review

Forget the historical inaccuracies, the second season of The Borgias is an addictive guilty pleasure you won’t want to miss on Blu-ray.

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries: Series 1 Blu-ray Review

Posted March 21st, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries: Series 1 Blu-ray Review

This Aussie period detective series is A-grade mystery mixed with luxuriant set designs. It gets a strong HD release to Blu-ray from Acorn.

Ripper Street Blu-ray Review

Posted March 17th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Ripper Street Blu-ray Review

The BBC’s new period crime drama, Ripper Street, is a riveting journey back in time to the streets of East London after Jack the Ripper’s murderous spree.

Veep: The Complete First Season Blu-ray Review

Posted March 9th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Veep: The Complete First Season Blu-ray Review

HBO’s Veep takes a comedic look at the inner workings of dysfunctional politics in D.C. with Julia Louis-Dreyfus starring as a bumbling Vice President. The show works on multiple levels and is a surefire hit.

Nova: Ultimate Mars Challenge Blu-ray Review

Posted February 7th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Nova: Ultimate Mars Challenge Blu-ray Review

The red planet awaits, and with Curiosity, NASA has sent their most sophisticated rover yet to explore it. Ultimate Mars Challenge takes a look at the program, from beginning to the final innovative landing, to design the Curiosity rover. It’s a must for space fans.

Game of Thrones: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray Review

Posted February 6th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Game of Thrones: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray Review

The game is afoot, a new “mad king” sits atop the Iron Throne, and the War of the Five Kings is on in this darker, more complex second season of HBO’s hit fantasy series Game of Thrones.

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