I loved the first season of this show. It was epic, like
a Shakespearean play. The second season is still very good,
although it goes off the rails a bit and is not as tightly
written. The acting is still excellent.
The mayor's brain is still deteriorating, plus he's
taking drugs...he's hallucinating a lot. He's still trying
to keep everything together and not letting any know what's
happening to him. Some people do find out, though. He wants
to rush through all of his political plans so he can leave
behind a legacy, but he has that pesky reporter guy still
investigating him, and others.
The same basic group of people appear in the second
season, but with one great addition: Jonathan Groff plays
Kane's new aide, Ian, replacing the fired Kitty. He is
one sick puppy and really makes the show.
You want to make sure to buy this set. There are only 10
episodes of the season, but they are powerful. There
is just one feature, but it's fairly long and detailed, "The
King and His Court". It has all of the actors and other
people discussing the show. I enjoyed watching it. It's such
a shame there is no 3rd season!
Golden GlobeŇ winner Kelsey Grammer (Best Actor, Television Series - Drama, 2012)
reprises his award winning role as the corrupt Chicago Mayor, Tom Kane in BOSS:
Season Two debuting on 2-disc Blu-ray, 3-disc DVD and Digital Download April 9 from
Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The BOSS: Season Two Blu-ray and DVD, containing a
featurette about the cast plus an audio commentary with the writers and producers
of the show, will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.97 and $39.98,
Mayor Tom Kane's (Grammer) grip on Chicago is as powerful as ever. With high doses
of medication, he's able to beat back the physical symptoms of his debilitating
brain disease, but it comes at a cost. Committed to his unorthodox agenda, Kane
cuts out the cancers within the political machine he helped build. As corrupt heads
roll and his list of enemies grows, Kane's virtuous actions begin to erode the very
foundation of power he's worked a lifetime to build. In order to maintain it, Kane
must govern as he always has - ruthlessly.
BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
* Audio commentary with Cast and Crew
* "The King and His Court: BOSS's Treacherous Ensemble" featurette
*Subject to change
Kelsey Grammer TV's "Frasier," I Don't Know How She Does It
Connie Nielson TV's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Gladiator
Hannah Ware Shame, Cop Out
Sanaa Lathan AVP: Alien vs. Predator, Blade, Love & Basketball, Something
Jonathan Groff TV's "Glee"
Kathleen Robertson TV's "Beverly Hills, 90210"
Jeff Hephner TV's "Hellcats," TV's "The O.C."
Troy Garity Gangster Squad, After the Sunset
Rotimi TV's Cooper and Stone
Tip 'T.I.' Harris ATL, American Gangster
Year of Production: 2012
Title Copyright: "Boss" © 2012 Lions Gate Television Inc. Artwork & Supplementary
Materials © 2013 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. Lionsgate, 2700
Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, California 90404. Printed in U.S.A.
Type: TV on DVD
Rating: Not Rated
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH
DVD Closed Captioned: English
Subtitles: English and Spanish
Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16x9 Widescreen (1.78:1)
DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen (1.78:1)
Feature Running Time: 560 minutes
Blu-ray Audio Status: 7.1 DTS HD Master Audio
DVD Audio Status: 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio
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