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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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It's Always Fair Weather (Blu-ray Review)   28 Nov, 2016

The decline of the movie musical in the 1950s is the main reason ‘It’s Always Fair Weather’...More>>

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Hush … Hush, Sweet Charlotte (Blu-ray Review)   14 Nov, 2016

Taken as a kind of spiritual sequel to ‘What Ever Happened to Baby Jane,’ director Robert...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Hush … Hush, Sweet Charlotte' and more …   14 Nov, 2016

This week Mike Clark looks at 'Hush … Hush, Sweet Charlotte' on Blu-ray.More>>

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Under the Cherry Moon (Blu-ray Review)   7 Nov, 2016

Prince, in a truly terrible performance, goes full-throttle lounge lizard as a piano-playing gigolo...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Under the Cherry Moon' and more …   7 Nov, 2016

This week, Mike Clark looks at Prince's 'Under the Cherry Moon' on Blu-ray.More>>

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Strategic Air Command (Blu-ray Review)   7 Nov, 2016

The equally gorgeous and lumbering 'Strategic Air Command' must be the only Air Force movie whose...More>>

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Abilene Town (Blu-ray Review)   31 Oct, 2016

Everything about ‘Abilene Town’ is on the high side of boilerplate, which presumably explains...More>>

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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town: 80th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)   31 Oct, 2016

The new Blu-ray of ‘Mr. Deeds Goes to Town’ looks stunning, further reminding us that for all...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Mr. Deeds Goes to Town: 80th Anniversary Edition' and more …   31 Oct, 2016

This week, Mike Clark looks at 'Mr. Deeds Goes to Town: 80th Anniversary Edition.'More>>

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Hot Type: 150 Years of 'The Nation' (DVD Review)   24 Oct, 2016

Filmmaker Barbara Kopple’s portrait of spiritually old-school stalwarts laboring in the digital...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation' and more …   24 Oct, 2016

This week, Mike Clark looks at 'Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation.'More>>

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On Dangerous Ground (Blu-ray Review)   24 Oct, 2016

An unusual movie for its day that it addresses police brutality, the first half of director...More>>

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Body Snatchers (Blu-ray Review)   10 Oct, 2016

Here’s the third and probably most obscure of four variations of Jack Finney’s ‘The Body...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Body Snatchers' and more …   10 Oct, 2016

This week, Mike Clark looks at the Blu-ray of 'Body Snatchers.'More>>

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La Moglie Piu Bella (The Most Beautiful Wife) (Blu-ray Review)   10 Oct, 2016

Ornela Muti plays a 14-year-old in this fact-based fiction about a landmark 1966 Italian legal case...More>>

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Valley of the Dolls: Special Edition (Blu-ray Review)   3 Oct, 2016

This new release of the box office hit of Jacqueline Susann’s majestically trashy best-seller is...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Valley of the Dolls' and more …   3 Oct, 2016

This week, Mike Clark checks out the Criterion Blu-ray of 'Valley of the Dolls.'More>>

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Moby Dick (1930) (DVD Review)   3 Oct, 2016

A good way to take in this not-quite-faithful adaptation of the Herman Melville novel is to block...More>>

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Road House (1948) (Blu-ray Review)   26 Sep, 2016

This is not the better-known Patrick Swayze gutter trash from 1989, but an earlier one with a...More>>

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New on Disc: 1948's 'Road House' and more …   26 Sep, 2016

This week, Mike Clark looks at the 1948 version of 'Road House' on Blu-ray.More>>

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