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.
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.
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 is a beautifully filmed and gripping nature documentary mini-series from PBS that rivals the best from the BBC.
Forget the historical inaccuracies, the second season of The Borgias is an addictive guilty pleasure you won’t want to miss on Blu-ray.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.