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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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Absolute Beginners (Blu-ray Review)   29 Jun, 2015

The movie built on the emerging teen market probably bites off more late-1950s London turmoil than...More>>

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Ada (DVD Review)   29 Oct, 2012

Ada is another MGM potboiler of the day based on one of those lurid-looking paperbacks ('Ada...More>>

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Adjust Your Tracking: The Untold Story of the VHS Collector (DVD Review)   7 Jul, 2014

It’s true, as one of the more wizened interviewees here notes, that people will collect anything,...More>>

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Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, The/Fun and Fancy Free (Blu-ray Review)   11 Aug, 2014

In this welcomely ticklish twofer of Disney postwar recharge efforts, 'Ichabod/Toad' is mighty...More>>

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Affair to Remember, An (Blu-ray Review)   14 Feb, 2011

The Blu-ray has an intensity you don’t get on the standard-DVD or TV showings.More>>

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African Queen, The (Blu-ray Review)   22 Mar, 2010

The easy verdict is that director John Huston’s adaptation of C.S. Forester’s novel has never...More>>

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After the Fox (Blu-ray Review)   21 Mar, 2016

A Peter Sellers vehicle that the mighty Victor Mature out-and-out steals in a caper that seems even...More>>

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Airport (Blu-ray Review)   10 Sep, 2012

Though perhaps best known today for launching one of filmdom’s cheesiest franchises — and for...More>>

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Al Capone: Icon (DVD Review)   20 Oct, 2014

This lukewarm bio makes some good points about Al Capone’s criminal career, a central thesis...More>>

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Alex in Wonderland (DVD Review)   26 Sep, 2011

Every bit as hippie-dippie-ish then as it will seem to anyone now, Paul Mazursky’s second...More>>

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Alice in Wonderland (1933) (DVD Review)   1 Mar, 2010

A strange movie even by “Alice” standards, it would be a stretch to call this version engaging...More>>

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Alice Through the Looking Glass (DVD Review)   8 Feb, 2010

You can’t get too snarky over an oddity for the ages that casts Jimmy Durante as Humpty Dumpty....More>>

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Alice's Restaurant (Blu-ray Review)   30 Mar, 2015

Here’s the only Arthur Penn achievement beyond 'Bonnie and Clyde' and 'The Miracle Worker' to be...More>>

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All Quiet on the Western Front (Blu-ray Review)   27 Feb, 2012

There are movies that came out a year ago that don’t look anywhere near this great on Blu-ray,...More>>

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All That Heaven Allows (Blu-ray Review)   30 Jun, 2014

The best Douglas Sirk movies are domestic social commentaries couched as visually sumptuous soap...More>>

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All That Jazz (Blu-ray Review)   8 Sep, 2014

'Jazz' is probably the only musical with graphic footage of open-heart surgery. Protagonist Joe...More>>

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All the President's Men: Two-Disc Special Edition (Blu-ray Review)   2 Dec, 2013

The brand new Blu-ray of a benchmark of newspaper-pic royalty includes the automatically essential...More>>

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All the President’s Men (Blu-ray Review)    21 Feb, 2011

The film is a Blu-ray must and hasn’t lost a thing over the years, remaining one of the “Big...More>>

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All Together (DVD Review)   25 Mar, 2013

Jane Fonda and Geraldine Chaplin play part of a five-person group of longtime pals who elect to...More>>

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (Blu-ray Review)   29 Mar, 2010

The costlier DVD/Blu-ray Squeak-Along editions predictably milk it some with added featurettes....More>>

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