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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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Anatomy of a Murder (Blu-ray Review)   5 Mar, 2012

It’s not a stretch to claim that this probably is the best courtroom drama of all time.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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Angels in the Outfield (DVD Review)   18 Feb, 2013

Paul Douglas was superbly cast as Pirates manager “Guffy McGovern” — who was, in umpire...More>>

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Animal Kingdom (Blu-ray Review)   24 Jan, 2011

The Melbourne milieu here is on the scuzzy side, starting right off with an opening scene where...More>>

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Animal World, The (DVD Review)   11 Oct, 2010

There’s some occasional majesty here, and the creature combat or pursuit footage is, per usual,...More>>

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Another Year (Blu-ray Review)   13 Jun, 2011

Among its many grown-up virtues, Mike Leigh’s Another Year offers testimony to the life advantage...More>>

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Anything Goes (DVD Review)   28 Mar, 2011

What we have in this most welcome release isn’t an 'Anything Goes' for purists, but it ought to...More>>

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Appointment With Danger (Blu-ray Review)   22 Dec, 2014

Much underrated (or at least under-seen) purely on the “fun” level, Danger joins a new slew of...More>>

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Appointment With Danger (DVD Review)   2 Aug, 2010

This 1951 movie opens with a familiar-sounding announcer voice-overing standard boilerplate about...More>>

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April Fools, The (DVD Review)   24 Feb, 2014

This is possibly one of the few times ‘Fools’ has been seen the correct way since it opened on...More>>

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April Love (Blu-ray Review)   18 May, 2015

If late-1950s Hollywood just had to make Pat Boone vehicles, April Love was probably the way to go...More>>

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Arizona Dream (DVD Review)   19 Apr, 2010

Johnny Depp and Jerry Lewis play car salesmen. For collectors of the peculiar, this may be your day.More>>

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Armstrong Lie, The (Blu-ray Review)   10 Feb, 2014

This portrait of a charismatic sociopath whose charisma is fully captured here is the next thing to...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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Asphalt Jungle, The (Blu-ray Review)   19 Dec, 2016

The granddaddy of meticulously high-scale robbery pics remains as vital and robust as ever, though...More>>

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Athena (DVD Review)   1 Aug, 2011

This is a handsome release, and there are some raw musical outtakes included that are fun to watch.More>>

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Atomic City, The (DVD Review)   5 Sep, 2011

This agreeably modest black-and-white espionage thriller is enough of a time capsule — on levels...More>>

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Au Revoir Les Enfants (Blu-ray Review)   14 Mar, 2011

You can walk into this movie not knowing anything about the particulars and almost immediately...More>>

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Babette's Feast (Blu-ray Review)   29 Jul, 2013

The feast portrayed in this hugely deserving Oscar winner ends up getting rave reviews from its...More>>

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Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room (DVD Review)   2 Dec, 2013

Vera Iwerebor’s main-event documentary chronicles the story of Diana Sera Cary — stage name...More>>

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