On Wheels: Season Three
(2013/E1 Blu-ray Set)
A Sound: A Extras: B Episodes: B+
can add Hell
to the list of fantastic achievements that AMC has undergone over
recent years. This show is action packed with incredible leads, high
production value, and sweeping landscapes that really shine on this
Blu-ray set release. Having recently reviewed two seasons of the
classic show Rawhide
for this site recently, it's nice to see the evolution of the Western
television drama. This is definitely the best series of its kind
Lucky for us, this release is packed with great extras and a
transfer to die for!
Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) made a home in Hell
on Wheels while hunting down the men responsible for killing his
family. Now, following the Indian Attack that destroyed the railroad
settlement, Cullen has reshaped his lust for revenge into a burning
ambition to take control of the Union Pacific and complete its drive
across the country. Also starring Common the show reminds me a lot
in its humor and ruthless violence.
ten episode season sports a highly detailed high definition transfer
captured in 1080p (in an 1.78:1 aspect ratio) with a glorious DTS-HD
MA lossless 5.1 track that dominates your home entertainment system.
The transfer is highly crisp and detailed, really bringing out the
rough Western landscape and is perfectly balanced between detailed
snow sequences and sandy desert scenes. Subtitles on the disc are in
English and English SDH. Total runtime for the series is 430
on the disc are A
Look at Season 3, Where Season 2 Left Off, Four Behind-The-Scenes
and Ten Inside
The Episode Featurettes.
is definitely a show you don't want to miss if you are a fan of
or any other Western for that matter. Recommended!
James Harland Lockhart V