Grant, which aired earlier this year during Memorial Day weekend on the History Channel, is now available to take home on DVD. While Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton biography inspired a musical, his definitive Ulysses S. Grant biography, Grant, led to a three-part miniseries. Chernow produced the miniseries alongside Appian Way’s Jennifer Davisson and Leonardo DiCaprio. Like several History Channel documentary miniseries, they weave in dramatic recreations, interviews, and archival images. The main focus is Grant…"Grant: History Miniseries Available On DVD"
One of the few DC series to air their run in full this past season, DC’s Stargirl: The Complete First Season is available on Blu-ray. What sets this set apart from the other Arrowverse series on the CW is the lack of bonus content. The series started after the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover so there isn’t a bonus disc full like with the other sets. What I can tell you is that these are…"DC’s Stargirl: The Complete First Season"
The most bonkers show on television, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Fifth Season, is now available for viewers to watch on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Stargirl were anomalies in the Arrowverse in that they got to finish their seasons. Unlike the other series, the story arc presented here is complete. The Legends certainly got to have quite a bit of fun this season. Even though things took a turn…"DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Season 5 on Blu-ray"
Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the 72nd Emmy Awards are taking place during the Covid-19 pandemic with multiple cameras cutting to the winners. Solzy at the Movies will be presenting live updates of the 72nd Emmy Awards this evening. Right off the bat, I love the fake laughter mixed in with footage from earlier years. Kimmel does ask the important question of why are we doing this during a pandemic. He also reminds us of what…"72nd Emmy Awards – Live Updates"
Challenger: The Final Flight is a four-part documentary series that explores both the lead-up and the aftermath of the Challenger explosion. Ronald McNair, Ellison Onizuka, Judith Resnik, and Dick Scobee were among NASA’s graduating class of 1978. This was the most diverse class as the space program gave way to the 1980s. Unfortunately, their lives would be lost in an accident that could have and should have been prevented. As viewers learn during the program,…"Challenger: The Final Flight"
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous follows in the spirit of the 2015 Jurassic World film as the new series premieres on Netflix. Imagine being chosen for the opportunity of a life time. If you love dinosaurs, it’ll be sure to be an experience that you’ll remember for the rest of your life. After all, this is Jurassic World that we’re talking about! Darius Bowman is a dinosaur-obsessed teen and an avid reader of Dr. Grant’s work.…"Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Keeps The Spirit"
Supergirl: Season 5 made it’s arrival on both Blu-ray and DVD this week following a pandemic-shortened season that ended earlier than scheduled. As is the usual case for DC series arriving onto Blu-ray, a bonus disc includes the entire crossover. That’s right–if you bring home this beauty on Blu-ray, you’ll be getting all five episodes of Crisis on Infinite Earths. Please be sure to check out my interview with Nicole Maines from earlier this year…"Supergirl: Season 5 Arrives On Blu-ray"
Washington, the History Channel miniseries executive produced by Doris Kearns Goodwin and narrated by Jeff Daniels, is now available on DVD. The three-night miniseries first aired over Presidents’ Day weekend in February. The release comes at a time when the nation is grappling with the Founding Fathers’ legacy. Washington features a mix of dramatic recreations and commentary in 258 minutes. We all know the basics about our nation’s first president, George Washington–recreated by Nicholas Rowe. …"Washington: History Miniseries Arrives on DVD"
Following a shortened first season, Batwoman: The Complete First Season is now available for fans to bring home on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. Fans that buy the first season on Blu-ray will also get a bonus disc featuring the entire Crisis on Infinite Earths cross-over. This limited disc–and the Crisis bonus content–are exclusive to the Blu-ray. The set alone is worth it for those episodes although you’ll end up with multiple copies if you plan…"Batwoman: The Complete First Season"
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD came to an end on Wednesday night following the two-hour series finale after seven seasons. For SEO purposes, I’ve referred to Agents of SHIELD without the periods. Be warned that spoilers will follow if you didn’t watch the series finale. Please continue at your own risk. I mean it. There are spoilers here! The series finale could have gone in any direction. But I guess in some way, I knew that…"Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Ends On A High"