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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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Bob Hope: Thanks for the Memories Collection (DVD Review)   10 Jun, 2010

This set includes the DVD debuts of 'Thanks for the Memory' (1938), 'The Cat and the Canary' (1939)...More>>

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Flap (DVD Review)   10 Jun, 2010

Director Carol Reed’s next-to-last movie, a curiously comic modern-day Western based on the novel...More>>

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Shutter Island (Blu-ray Review)   7 Jun, 2010

Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Dennis Lahane’s period mystery about all kinds of mental...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Shutter Island' and more …   7 Jun, 2010

This week Mike Clark takes a look at Paramount's 'Shutter Island' from director Martin Scorsese.More>>

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My Lai (American Experience) (DVD Review)   7 Jun, 2010

Pressure-packing a prodigious amount of information into just over 80 minutes, this “American...More>>

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Word Is Out (DVD Review)   7 Jun, 2010

As a landmark gay documentary worthy of its reception at the time yet with equal or surpassing...More>>

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Reds Memories: The Greatest Moments in Cincinnati Reds History (DVD Review)   5 Jun, 2010

There’s much more here than the Big Red Machine of the 1970s, but the Big Red Machine will do...More>>

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No Orchids for Miss Blandish (DVD Review)   3 Jun, 2010

This notably lurid underworld melodrama was one of the all-time misconceived howlers — a British...More>>

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Eastwood Factor: Extended Version, The (DVD Review)   31 May, 2010

'The Eastwood Factor' is a pleasing afternoon chat with a legendary filmmaker. The documentary has...More>>

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New on Disc: 'The Eastwood Factor,' 'MLB Bloopers' and more …   31 May, 2010

This week Mike Clark takes a look at the extended version of Warner's 'Eastwood Factor'...More>>

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MLB Bloopers: Baseball’s Best Blunders (DVD Review)   31 May, 2010

This funny DVD, for better or ill-focused worse, includes more than bloopers: think song-time in...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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Silver Lode: Special Edition (DVD Review)   31 May, 2010

One of the better Westerns that rode in on 'High Noon’s' buckboard, 1954's 'Silver Lode' exhibits...More>>

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Which Way to the Front? (DVD Review)   31 May, 2010

A band of American World War II draftees, played by predominantly but not exclusively Jewish...More>>

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Stagecoach (Blu-ray Review)   24 May, 2010

The print here — struck from best-existing 1942 materials, which tells you everything you have to...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Stagecoach' and more …   24 May, 2010

This week, Mike Clark takes a look at Criterion's new Blu-ray edition of the classic Western...More>>

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Roads to Memphis (American Experience) (DVD Review)   23 May, 2010

Perhaps not as classy as other “Experience” presentations, this documentary at least provides...More>>

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Cookie (DVD Review)   23 May, 2010

No more — or less — than keenly cast goombah fluff that barely got a national release at the...More>>

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Rogues of Sherwood Forest (DVD Review)   22 May, 2010

This movie about Robin Hood’s son is minor, yet looks as if it cost four times more than it must...More>>

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Doctor Zhivago: 45th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)   21 May, 2010

David Lean’s blockbuster adaptation of Boris Pasternak’s novel became the No. 1 date movie of...More>>

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