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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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Black Narcissus (Blu-ray Review)   19 Jul, 2010

The Blu-ray pretty well equals the impressive theatrical print, which merits serious consideration...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Black Narcissus' and more …   19 Jul, 2010

This week Mike Clark checks out Criterion's Blu-ray of 'Black Narcissus.'More>>

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White House Revealed (DVD Review)   19 Jul, 2010

Martin Sheen (an apt choice considering his role on “The West Wing”) narrates this 50-minute...More>>

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New York Confidential (DVD Review)   19 Jul, 2010

If you don’t expect too much beyond grown-up subject matter and actors who can carry the show,...More>>

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Verboten! (DVD Review)   19 Jul, 2010

Fans of writer/director Samuel Fuller will let him get away with anything and even relish the...More>>

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Dragnet 1968: Season 2 (DVD Review)   12 Jul, 2010

The successful 1960s revival of the classic cop drama packed in some camp value during the...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Dragnet 1968' and more …   12 Jul, 2010

This week Mike Clark goes old school with retrospectives of 'Dragnet 1968: Season 2' on DVD and...More>>

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Jason and the Argonauts (Blu-ray Review)   12 Jul, 2010

Generally, the colors on the darker Jason Blu-ray aren’t as bright as those on my old and...More>>

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Obama’s Deal: Inside the Battle for Health Care Reform (DVD Review)   12 Jul, 2010

April’s “Frontline” special from its top creative gun (Michael Kirk) is about the grimy hands...More>>

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Five Star Final (Remastered) (DVD Review)   12 Jul, 2010

Though a couple of its supporting performances have their overwrought moments, this pioneer best...More>>

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Columbia Pictures Film Noir Classics II (DVD Review)   5 Jul, 2010

This boxed set contains, in order of personal preference: 'Human Desire' (1954), 'Pushover' (1954),...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Film Noir Classics II,' 1927's 'Chicago'   5 Jul, 2010

This week, Mike Clark examines the Columbia Pictures 'Film Noir Classics II' set and a restoration...More>>

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Chicago (1927) (DVD Review)   5 Jul, 2010

Thought to be lost for so many years, the first screen version (1927) of Maurine Watkins’ play is...More>>

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It Came From Kuchar (DVD Review)   5 Jul, 2010

If you want to see who was capable of influencing John Waters in his formative years, you need go...More>>

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Two on a Guillotine (DVD Review)   5 Jul, 2010

For those who like horror movies where the principal characters take a break in the action to visit...More>>

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Leave It to Beaver: The Complete Series (DVD Review)   28 Jun, 2010

The show was and is so well-written that it almost certainly helped thousands of youngsters to...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Leave It to Beaver,' 'The White Ribbon' and more …   28 Jun, 2010

This week, Mike Clark checks out Shout! Factory's new 'Leave It to Beaver: The Complete Series' set...More>>

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White Ribbon, The (Blu-ray Review)   28 Jun, 2010

The continually absorbing German film 'The White Ribbon' won the Golden Palm at Cannes but may have...More>>

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Night Train to Munich (DVD Review)   28 Jun, 2010

No fans of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic train mystery 'The Lady Vanishes' should deny themselves...More>>

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Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story (DVD Review)   28 Jun, 2010

Narrated by Patricia Clarkson and packed with voiceovers of germane writings by Federal Writer’s...More>>

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