Solid action pieces, fine acting, and a top notch Blu-ray for Entertainment One’s The Sweeney, all adds up to a highly recommended film.
This Norwegian medieval survival adventure is light on the plot and heavy on the action, with good shots of the Scandinavian scenery. It’s a watch it and forget it popcorn flick for a slow weekend.
Osombie is way over-the-top at times, but is still semi-entertaining for a ‘shut your brain’ off afternoon. If you have nothing better to watch, then give this one a spin for some mindless entertainment.
War of the Dead is a wartime horror/thriller that’s as dead as a doornail.
Director Luc Besson gives us a moving, well-crafted docudrama about Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Atmospheric score and cinematography support a powerful performance by Michele Yeoh as The Lady and her struggle to bring democracy to the oppressed people of Burma.
In its fourth season, SyFy’s Sanctuary makes a few minor changes that keep this freak-of-the-week fan favorite interesting. It also arrives in a pleasing Blu-ray set from Entertainment One.
AMC’s beautifully filmed and complex western series, Hell on Wheels, comes to Blu-ray in strong set packed with making-of featurettes.
If a lesser version of Downton Abbey set on the water is what you’re looking for, then this melodramatic Titanic mini-series is the right Blu-ray for you.
A disappointingly average war film with a middling high definition transfer, Age of Heroes is filled with wasted potential.
The Bang Bang Club captures the chaotic days leading up to South Africa’s first free elections after Apartheid through the eyes of four young combat photojournalists in this story based on the real-life memoir of Greg Marinovich and João Silva.