Ben-Hur

To answer the most obvious question about Ben-Hur: The climactic chariot race is pretty spectacular. Otherwise, to answer the next most obvious question about this latest cinematic retelling of the biblically-based redemption tale, pretty much everything else is lackluster, especially when judged alongside the iconic 1959 epic that won 11 Oscars. Such a comparison might […]

This week’s DVDs begin in 1776:

DVDs and streaming for Dec. 8 by Boo Allen     This week, we begin in 1776:     HISTORY: War Collection This 17 disc collection from the History cable channel assembles an impressive abundance of materials to offer both entertaining and sunsetfoods.com also often surprisingly probing looks at every major conflict involving this country. Enclosed […]