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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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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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Fog Over Frisco (DVD Review)   28 Jun, 2010

Society types and the lowlifes they attract (the press included) are perpetually zipping around in...More>>

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Star Is Born: Special Edition, A (Blu-ray Review)   21 Jun, 2010

Until the very last frame can be found and assembled — and rumors still exist that a full print...More>>

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New on Disc: 'A Star Is Born,' 'She's Out of My League' and more …   21 Jun, 2010

This week, Mike Clark takes a look at Warner's 'A Star Is Born' Blu-ray and Paramount's 'She's Out...More>>

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She’s Out of My League (Blu-ray Review)   21 Jun, 2010

The main selling point is co-star Alice Eve and a premise advancing the theory that maybe, just...More>>

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Green Zone (Blu-ray Review)   21 Jun, 2010

As grown-up entertainment, Green Zone isn’t bad, and the second hour is directed as if it were...More>>

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Mystery Train (Blu-ray Review)   21 Jun, 2010

Writer-director Jim Jarmusch’s quirky 1989 three-parter does, say those in the know, capture...More>>

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Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country (DVD Review)   21 Jun, 2010

Under likely threat of imprisonment or death, these VJs (“video journalists”) secretly recorded...More>>

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Youth in Revolt (Blu-ray Review)   14 Jun, 2010

Michael Cera’s Nick Twisp takes on an alter ego to win the girl of his dreams (Portia Doubleday)....More>>

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New on Disc: 'Youth in Revolt' and more …   14 Jun, 2010

This week Mike Clark takes a look at Sony Pictures' 'Youth in Revolt.'More>>

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Collapse (DVD Review)   14 Jun, 2010

Director Chris Smith’s must-see interview of the controversial Mike Ruppert, who predicted the...More>>

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Flash Gordon (Blu-ray Review)   14 Jun, 2010

This good-looking lark remains a guilty pleasure, and as a massage on the senses it has its...More>>

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