Handsome and exciting (if fanciful) miniseries look at the run-up to the American Revolution focuses on Boston patriot Sam Adams (Ben Barnes), as he wearies of enforcing the crown's oppressive taxes and foments a rebellion alongside John Hancock (Rafe Spall) and Paul Revere (Michael Raymond-James). Ryan Eggold, Dean Norris, Jason O'Mara, Henry Thomas, and Elizabeth Berrington also star in this History channel offering. 4 1/2 hrs. on two discs. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish.