“Vikings” a Mesmerizing Adventure into Norse Lore

You don’t have to be a follower of Vikings, the action packed series on the History Channel, just wanting to visualize the era or even one who likes their adventure rough and raw. The second half of season 4 has just been released on Blu-ray/DVD and it has cauldrons of thrills with a lot of dark, character driven stories that will have you hooked on the show.  Of course if you are already a fan, then catching up or reliving the trials of early history can be a good thing too. Read more

Houdini, the Amazing Life of an Escape Artist

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The History Channel’s biography of Houdini is now available on Blu-ray and DVD. The exciting drama delivers a fascinating story of the greatest magician and escape artist the world over.  The transfer from Cable to home video is nearly flawless and the extra 20 minutes of story in the extended version adds a nice touch to the famous entertainer’s prolific story. Special bonus features add credence with actual photos and video of the real Houdini doing some of his most dangerous stunts. Read more

The Bible, History Channel’s Compelling Event now on Blu-ray (Video Review)

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Gripping and impressively produced the story of The Bible recently released on the History Channel now comes to home video.  The remarkable event that presented the Holy Scriptures aired in 5 two hour episodes to record audiences.  Bringing each of the segments to the screen movie style, the episodes held back nothing in the savagery, conflicts, sorrow and historical significance of the events leading to the crucifixion of Christ. Read more