Revolution rages in France and the Poldarks try to repair their marriage as George Warleggan plots to destroy them in the satisfying third season of this melodrama.
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 […]
‘The Tunnel’s’ second season presses the limits of suspension of disbelief, but is still good television thanks to powerhouse performances and strong production values.
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 bleak and honest mini-series docudrama that is only hindered by its constrained running time.
A visually enticing series with a powerful cast that will appeal to all lovers of costume dramas and the history of the British monarchy.
‘Mercy Street’ becomes a stronger ensemble series in this second season out on Blu-ray from PBS.
Juicy melodrama is favored over inevitability in a second season mired in dismal affairs, serendipitous circumstances but still powerful acting from the cast.
The Durells in Corfu is loosely adapted from naturalist and author Gerald Durrell’s “Corfu” trilogy of novels. The series chronicles the eccentric family Durrell as they move from 1935 Bournemouth when widow and matriarch Louisa (Kelley Hawes, MI-5) uproots the family and takes them to the warm and sunny bosom of Corfu, feeling the family, […]
‘American Masters’ covers Norman Lear’s controversial TV series in their latest documentary.