Monday, September 30 2013
Venomous lizards, glow-in-the-dark scorpions, carnivorous centipedes -- tracking “wild things” with actor/creature enthusiast Dominic Monaghan is a real trip.
Thursday, September 26 2013
Though long missing episodes 2 and 3 of the six-episode serial, the classic Doctor Who story The Ice Warriors is now on DVD with animated restorations of the missing episodes... with original episode audio.
Inspector George Gently continues to capture the mood of the '60s in season five, but the fate of our hero is left in a Sherlock Holmes-styled predicament.
Wednesday, September 25 2013
It seems hard to believe, but there was a time when audiences had no idea Liberace was gay and Soderbergh captures this innocence -- or voluntary blindness -- with special attention.
The series' ninth season lacks the consistent laughs found in earlier episodes but ends on a memorable note.
Da Vinci's Demons scores major points for its gleeful, headlong rush of I-don't-give-a-shit-ness. Call it the joy of ridiculousness. Call it the audacity of awesomeness.
Tuesday, September 24 2013
There are fumbles, foolish plot devices, annoying clichés and daft jokes by the dozens, but CSI is nearly impossible to stop watching.
Monday, September 23 2013
The episodes in Star Trek: The Original Series - Origins can be found elsewhere, but this collection gets to the roots of Into Darkness.
Thursday, September 19 2013
One man's mission to make Castle relevant in a culture ready to move past episodic television. Mission impossible?
Tuesday, September 17 2013
Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates is the best thing in this show. She perfectly portrays an attractive, normal seeming woman who’s actually a demented moonbat.
Monday, September 16 2013
In its ridiculously entertaining second season, Scandal comes into its own as one of television’s great thrill rides, a runaway train of twisty, soapy plotting that never stops.
Don’t let the animated nature of this story fool you. This is as scary, violent and edgy as Doctor Who has ever been.
Friday, September 13 2013
Mostly set in London, Prime Suspect tackles the inequality experienced by female inspectors in a predominantly male world, and also deals with social issues ranging from racism to child abuse.
Wednesday, September 11 2013
With the Emmy awards only a few days away, Parade’s End, with five nominations, arrives on DVD in the US.
Some 40 years since The Green Death first appeared, there's still nothing quite like the sight of seeing the Doctor in drag.
Tuesday, September 10 2013
Spartacus masterfully succeeded in what it set out to do, which was to create a hallucinatory otherworld of violence, despair and defiance.
Friday, September 6 2013
The Inspector deals with troublesome youth, although it turns out that the older generation can be even more corrupt than those half their age.
Thursday, September 5 2013
For those who idealise the nostalgic storytelling of crime writer Agatha Christie, the release of 1983's TV series Tommy & Tuppence, will be the perfect box set to add to your collection.
Friday, August 30 2013
Enterprise's writers and producers had the unenviable task of creating first contact with the Borg substantially earlier than Captain Picard's crew.
Thursday, August 29 2013
This is intelligent, atmospheric, and sometimes puzzling science fiction that grows increasingly darker throughout the series.