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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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Beloved Infidel (Blu-ray Review)   7 Jan, 2013

What makes the movie watchable (kind of) is the fact that we are, after all, witnessing a screen...More>>

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Bert Stern: Original Mad Man (DVD Review)   22 Jul, 2013

After a year-and-a-half of hopping around from festival to festival, writer-director Shannah...More>>

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Best Man, The (DVD Review)   12 Apr, 2010

The movie of Gore Vidal’s Tony-nominated play is too smart and un-dated in certain regards to be...More>>

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Best of Cinerama, The (Blu-ray Review)   19 Dec, 2016

For an assemblage whose reason for being at the time was mostly to fill a temporary dearth of...More>>

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Best of Enemies (Blu-ray Review)   30 Nov, 2015

This super-crisp documentary by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon chronicles how a Hail Mary pass by...More>>

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Best of The Dean Martin Variety Show: Collector’s Edition, The (DVD Review)   11 Jul, 2011

The 1965-72 show was a watered-down variation on Dean Martin’s booze-‘n’-broads Vegas...More>>

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Bhutto (DVD Review)   26 May, 2011

If ‘Bhutto’ doesn’t quite feel rounded, it is compelling all the way — and it would be even...More>>

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Big City, The (Blu-ray Review)   9 Sep, 2013

Set in Calcutta during a time of social upheaval fostered by Indian Prime Minister Nehru (he of the...More>>

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Big Combo, The (Blu-ray Review)   30 Sep, 2013

As gold standards go, Jean Wallace comes pretty close to filling the bill as noir’s definitive...More>>

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Big Heat, The (Blu-ray Review)   21 May, 2012

Apparently, this very crisp mastering is one that Sony itself once intended to bring out itself...More>>

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Big House, U.S.A. (Blu-ray Review)   17 Aug, 2015

Structurally, this unusually brutal-for-its-day toughie is something of an odd bird because (given...More>>

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Big Knife, The (Blu-ray Review)   25 Sep, 2017

Director Robert Aldrich’s adaptation of a Clifford Odets play isn’t a great or even totally...More>>

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Big Leaguer (DVD Review)   10 Sep, 2012

As the script has it, Edward G. Robinson’s continued employment as the New York Giants manager...More>>

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Big Night, The (DVD Review)   2 Apr, 2012

This is the fifth and final Hollywood movie that Wisconsin-born Joseph Losey directed (in pretty...More>>

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Big Parade, The (Blu-ray Review)   14 Oct, 2013

Befitting the movie that put MGM at the top of the map both economically and artistically for...More>>

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Big Trail, The (Blu-ray Review)   11 Jun, 2012

It took a while before critics, historians and other future revisionists re-looked at this Oregon...More>>

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Bigger Than Life (DVD Review)   22 Mar, 2010

The first movie I know to deal with a prescription drug nightmare in the suburbs. (Street Date...More>>

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Bill Cunningham New York (DVD Review)   12 Sep, 2011

As tough as it must be fashioning fictional movies that deal with so-called lovable eccentrics who...More>>

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Bing Crosby Collection, The (DVD Review)   29 Nov, 2010

This six-title set includes College Humor (1933), We’re Not Dressing (1934), Mississippi (1935),...More>>

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Bing Crosby: The Television Specials Vol. One (DVD Review)   31 May, 2010

Bing Crosby was unquestionably the most important American entertainer from the first half of the...More>>

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