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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe (DVD Review)   26 Apr, 2010

This documentary about prominent 1960s and ’70s attorney William Kunstler (of Chicago 8 fame) was...More>>

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Fugitive Kind, The (DVD Review)   26 Apr, 2010

Certain things in life are basically a slam-dunk to elicit a risible reaction. One of them is...More>>

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Andy Kaufman: World Inter-Gender Wrestling Champion (DVD Review)   26 Apr, 2010

When Andy Kaufman challenged the women of the world to pin him in the wrestling ring, the most...More>>

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Landlord, The (DVD Review)   26 Apr, 2010

Hal Ashby’s directorial debut gave Beau Bridges perhaps his best big-screen showcase, as a rich...More>>

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New on disc: 'Rock n Roll High School' 30th anniversary and more …   3 May, 2010

This week Mike Clark probes Shout! Factory's 30th anniversary edition of 'Rock n Roll High School.'More>>

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No Time for Sergeants (DVD Review)   10 May, 2010

Watching Sergeants today, you have to think that it must have in some ways influenced “Gomer...More>>

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New on disc: 'Leap Year,' 'No Time for Sergeants' and more …   10 May, 2010

This week Mike Clark examines Universal's 'Leap Year' and 'The Barbara Stanwyck Collection,'...More>>

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Honeymooners Valentine Special, The (DVD Review)   10 May, 2010

This 1978 special and a new companion volume (1976’s 'Second Honeymoon') are funnier than...More>>

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Barbara Stanwyck Collection, The (DVD Review)   10 May, 2010

Two movies I treasure are the hallmarks of a six-title set devoted to my favorite actress of her...More>>

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Art & Copy (DVD Review)   10 May, 2010

There are no specific allusions to “Mad Men” in Doug Pray’s documentary about 1960s ad men...More>>

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Matinee (DVD Review)   15 May, 2010

You’d really have to be a pop-culture zero not to realize that the comic sleeper of its year was...More>>

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The Messenger, The (Blu-ray Review)   17 May, 2010

One of 2009's best films, 'The Messenger' may be the first movie to focus its full intensity on...More>>

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New on Disc: 'The Messenger,' 'Walkabout' and more …   17 May, 2010

This week, Mike Clark takes a look at Oscilloscope's 'The Messenger,' Criterion's new edition of...More>>

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Walkabout (Blu-ray Review)   17 May, 2010

A prominent example of a movie beloved by many within cult parameters yet not particularly known to...More>>

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Carlito’s Way (Blu-ray Review)   17 May, 2010

The photographic interiors make this movie an enticing Blu-ray candidate, even though a fresh...More>>

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Toys in the Attic (DVD Review)   17 May, 2010

An oddball adaptation of Lillian Hellman’s play about repressed incest and other hothouse...More>>

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Doctor Zhivago: 45th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)   21 May, 2010

David Lean’s blockbuster adaptation of Boris Pasternak’s novel became the No. 1 date movie of...More>>

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Rogues of Sherwood Forest (DVD Review)   22 May, 2010

This movie about Robin Hood’s son is minor, yet looks as if it cost four times more than it must...More>>

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Roads to Memphis (American Experience) (DVD Review)   23 May, 2010

Perhaps not as classy as other “Experience” presentations, this documentary at least provides...More>>

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Cookie (DVD Review)   23 May, 2010

No more — or less — than keenly cast goombah fluff that barely got a national release at the...More>>

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