Morgan Freeman

New on DVD: 'Deepwater Horizon' tops list of new DVD releases out Jan. 10

New on DVD: 'Deepwater Horizon' tops list of new DVD releases out Jan. 10

Strong male characters dominate the DVD releases out Jan. 10.

"Deepwater Horizon"; 3 stars: Director Peter Berg gets past the familiarity problem of the film being based on a real story with his "Deepwater Horizon" by playing up the human element of the major players. By the time the explosion on the oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico unfolds in massively grand style, there is real reason to be concerned about the people facing a hell on Earth.

"The Birth of a Nation"; 3 stars: Nate Parker took on the massive task of not only writing and directing his version of "The Birth of a Nation," but he also stars in the film that recounts the...

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