Friday, September 11, 2015

Bluray Review : Homeland The Complete Fourth Season

Gripping suspense escalates to a fever pitch in the brilliantly reinvented fourth season of this Emmy Award®-winning thriller. In her new role as a CIA station chief, Carrie (Emmy® winner Claire Danes) convinces Saul (Emmy® nominee Mandy Patinkin) and Quinn to help her hunt down one of the world’s most dangerous terrorists. But when Carrie recruits a young Pakistani as an asset, the lines between right and wrong blur and the operation spins out of control. Facing unclear loyalties at every turn, Carrie must take extreme measures and risk everything to protect her country.

Street Date:                 September 8, 2015
Prebook Date:             August 5, 2015
Screen Format:           16:9 (1.78:1)
Audio:                          5.1 DTS-HD-MA   
Subtitles:                     English / French / Spanish
Total Run Time:           650 minutes
U.S. Rating:                 NR
Closed Captioned:       Yes


  • Deleted Scenes
  • Character Profiles
    • Peter Quinn: The Assassin
    • Aasar Khan: Lieutenant- Colonel
    • Fara Sherazi: The Analyst
  • From Script to Screen
    • Caught in the Crosshairs
    • Brody’s Return
    • Storming the Embassy 

My Thoughts  

Homeland is a captivating drama series starring one of my favorite actresses, Claire Danes. We start this season off with Carrie trying to come to terms with Brody's absence, which is especially hard since she's raising his daughter. A way to escape her feelings opens up with an opportunity to head
overseas in Islamabad to investigate a bombing. Here the political drama takes center stage, and I liked that there is less focus on romantic relationships this season. The first few episodes move a little slow, but once you get to episode four there is a big shocker that changes everything. It's hard to say more without spoilers, but it's very intense.

Overall, this was a great season, but I do miss seeing Brody. I still love seeing Claire in action, and this season was packed with action and suspense, but it also seems very realistic. So many shows are over the top, but this one does it's research. Even though the season finale wasn't quite what I was expecting, I'm looking forward to seeing where it goes in season 5.