DVD Review: THE GOOD WIFE: THE FOURTH SEASON

Cast of the CBS series THE GOOD WIFE from LtoR: Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart, Chris Noth as Peter Florrick, Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sherma, Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, Alan Cumming as Eli Gold, Josh Charles as Will Gardner, and Matt Czuchry as Cary Agos. THE GOOD WIFE airs Sundays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Justin Stephens ©2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Cast of the CBS series THE GOOD WIFE from LtoR: Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart, Chris Noth as Peter Florrick, Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sherma, Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, Alan Cumming as Eli Gold, Josh Charles as Will Gardner, and Matt Czuchry as Cary Agos. THE GOOD WIFE airs Sundays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Justin Stephens ©2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Don’t let the name fool you.

 

CBS’ The Good Wife: The Fourth Season is a one of a kind television legal drama that centers Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies), a wife and mother who has her share of experience with scandal and corruption. of television legal dramas.  In between the politics and personal and professional difficulties she is an astute defense attorney while redefining herself as strong woman. Alicia continues to press forward despite the lingering effects of her husband’s scandal and both personal and professional challenges. The inspiration for the series came from real-life scandals involving politicians Bill Clinton and John Edwards. Art imitating life is always the right way to do good television. Florrick continues to climb the ladder at her firm Stern, Lockhart & Gardner–while estranged husband Peter (Chris Noth) busying himself with running for the Governor of Illinois with the help of his campaign manager Eli Gold (Alan Cumming).

The Good Wife features great character and story development. Each episode take viewers into the inner workings of how a law firm operate in addition to the political influences that sway the laws to benefit the privilege few. In the 22 drama-packed episodes of the fourth season, the – disc DVD collection host an assortment of deleted scenes and exclusive episode features fans may not have seen before. The DVD presents in the 16×9 “full frame” format with English 5.1 Dolby Digital and English 2.0 Stereo Surround Dolby Digital audio and English SDH, Latin American Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese subtitles.

THE GOOD WIFE SEASON FOUR DVD

 The Good Wife: Season Four special features include:

•  Seat of Power
•  Standards & Practices
•  The Ties That Bind
•  Style Evolution
•  Deleted Scenes

“Seat of Power” shows how the crew uses different directors for each episode to keep the concept of the show fresh and always giving a new perspective on the characters and their situations. Producer Brooke Kennedy shares her directing style and her relationship to the other crew and cast members. Co-creator Robert King gives his take on how he likes for particular scenes, namely flashbacks, to flow. “Standards & Practices” goes into the ways the crew has to shoot and edit the intimate scenes within The Good Wife for public television. “The Ties That Bind” is another segment with the crew detailing their review at the beginning of each season about what worked the last. Some members of the cast appear and discuss the progressions their characters have taken. “Style Evolution” shows how the wardrobe department works with the directors and other staff to assist in telling the story. Characters’ wardrobes are updated to fit what’s going on in their personal and professional lives. 

Art and supplementary materials courtesy ©2013 of CBS Home Entertainment. All rights reserved. 

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Review Summary:

Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

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