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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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Bird of Paradise (Blu-ray Review)   4 Jun, 2012

According to IMDb.com, Dolores del Rio slept 16 hours a day to maintain her beauty in real life, so...More>>

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Bitter Rice (Blu-ray Review)   25 Jan, 2016

An almost perfect blend of genuine Italian neo-realism and arthouse sexploitation. More>>

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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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Black Orpheus (Blu-ray Review)   23 Aug, 2010

Writer-director Marcel Camus’ panoply of pigmented costuming (against an equally kinetic beat)...More>>

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Black Scorpion, The (DVD Review)   26 Jan, 2015

The effects, which are why anyone will be watching, are hit and miss in this cheapie about...More>>

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Black Sleep, The (DVD Review)   28 Mar, 2011

This standout curiosity from MGM/Fox’s new on-demand lineup has a cast of the ages and some...More>>

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Black Swan, The (Blu-ray Review)   27 Jan, 2014

The color is really the thing here, and the movie wouldn’t be much without it.More>>

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Blackfish (Blu-ray Review)   18 Nov, 2013

This is a very powerful documentary, riveting all the way. More>>

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Blessed Event (DVD Review)   2 Apr, 2012

'Blessed Event' is a play-to-film that was fashioned on Walter Winchell.More>>

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Blob, The (Blu-ray Review)   18 Mar, 2013

The arrival of Steve McQueen’s frugally budgeted black sheep of a career-maker on a Criterion...More>>

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Blood Alley (Blu-ray Review)   21 Aug, 2017

Even those who are sympathetically inclined will likely concede that William A. Wellman’s...More>>

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Blood and Sand (Blu-ray Review)   5 Aug, 2013

There’s Technicolor beauty to burn in director Rouben Mamoulian’s remake of the Vicente Blasco...More>>

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Blow Out (Blu-ray Review)   9 May, 2011

The new Blu-ray’s soundtrack sounds as if it has been pumping some iron, and visually, this is...More>>

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Blue Sky (Blu-ray Review)   4 May, 2015

Here’s another of Olive’s barebones transfers, though one certainly better than the old DVD;...More>>

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Bob Hope Collection, The (DVD Review)   6 Dec, 2010

The set includes 'Road to Rio' (1947), 'Road to Bali' (1952), 'The Lemon Drop Kid' (1951), 'My...More>>

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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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Body and Soul (Blu-ray Review)   30 Jul, 2012

The new Blu-ray of Hollywood’s first truly grown-up boxing movie is so pristine that the images...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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Bodyguard (DVD Review)   21 Feb, 2011

Robert Altman’s opening Hollywood salvo was a shared “story” credit with George W. George for...More>>

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Bombing of Germany (American Experience), The (DVD Review)   12 Apr, 2010

Historians debate the bombing or at least present it in skeptical grays. But what’s missing is a...More>>

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