A lavish and gorgeously filmed Asian historical epic that is light on exposition but phenomenal on visuals and action.
Dame Judi Dench stars as Queen Victoria in her later years striking up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk in this well-crafted and moving film.
Brian Cox puts in a riveting performance in this biopic about a doubtful Churchill in the hours before D-Day.
Ten years in the making, Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s sprawling, 10-disc, 18-hour documentary The Vietnam War, a series that Ken Burns has said he hopes will help bring the country together at a time when he seems to splintering hopelessly, details one of the most divisive wars and eras in the nation’s history. In […]
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. avoids the Euro-centric trap of history for an illuminating six-hour look at Africa’s great civilizations and contributions to the world as we know it.
A visually enticing series with a powerful cast that will appeal to all lovers of costume dramas and the history of the British monarchy.
Netflix’s Original Series ‘Frontier’ is an exhilarating look at the rugged early North American fur trade.
This is a masterful documentary on the often brutal history of the American coal industry that must be seen.
‘Mercy Street’ becomes a stronger ensemble series in this second season out on Blu-ray from PBS.
This docudrama comes as brilliant reminder of where we have been and here we should be going on racial and gender discrimination at a time when we could surely use it.