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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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Minority Report (Blu-ray Review)   19 Apr, 2010

Director Steven Spielberg’s kinetic, futuristic take on the police procedural is still a dandy...More>>

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Tales From the Script (DVD Review)   19 Apr, 2010

“Talking heads documentary” can be a pejorative term, but when the subject is screenwriters...More>>

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Vivre sa vie (Blu-ray Review)   19 Apr, 2010

The movie is constructed as a dozen tableaux scenes chronicling a woman’s descent from a record...More>>

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Arizona Dream (DVD Review)   19 Apr, 2010

Johnny Depp and Jerry Lewis play car salesmen. For collectors of the peculiar, this may be your day.More>>

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Pirate Radio (Blu-ray Review)   12 Apr, 2010

Writer-director Richard Curtis’ fictional extrapolation of British pop history never quite mines...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Pirate Radio' and more …   12 Apr, 2010

This week, Mike Clark takes a look at Universal's 'Pirate Radio,' Sony Pictures' 'The Natural'...More>>

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Natural, The (Blu-ray Review)   12 Apr, 2010

With the passage of time, one appreciates even more the bang-up cast director Barry Levinson...More>>

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Essential Games of the Detroit Tigers, The (DVD Review)   12 Apr, 2010

Game 5 of the 1968 World Series is the jewel that kicks off this set, which also contains the 1984...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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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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Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (Blu-ray Review)   5 Apr, 2010

Director Werner Herzog’s loose remake of 1992’s 'Bad Lieutenant' had me from the get-go. What...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans,' 'The Abbott and Costello Show: The Complete Series' and More …   5 Apr, 2010

This week, Mike Clark takes a look at First Look's 'Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans' and...More>>

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Abbott and Costello Show: The Complete Series — Collector’s Edition, The (DVD Review)   5 Apr, 2010

The 52 syndicated episodes of the famed comedy duo’s half-hour television series — which Jerry...More>>

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Jesse James’ Hidden Treasure (DVD Review)   5 Apr, 2010

Now, here’s a wild one that sometimes plays like the product of an overactive imagination, as...More>>

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Masters of American Music: Count Basie — Swingin’ the Blues (DVD Review)   5 Apr, 2010

Buoyed by archival footage and then fresh interviews with the likes of Joe Williams, Jay McShann...More>>

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Too Much, Too Soon (DVD Review)   5 Apr, 2010

Alcohol figures prominently in this biopic about Diana Barrymore (John’s daughter and half-sister...More>>

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (Blu-ray Review)   29 Mar, 2010

The costlier DVD/Blu-ray Squeak-Along editions predictably milk it some with added featurettes....More>>

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New on Disc: 'An Education,' 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel' and more …   29 Mar, 2010

This week, Mike Clark takes a look at Sony Pictures' Oscar nominated 'An Education,' Lionsgate's...More>>

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An Education (Blu-ray Review)   29 Mar, 2010

This is not just a wonderful sports DVD, rich in memory and detail, but also one of the all-time...More>>

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Mad Men: Season Three (Blu-ray Review)   29 Mar, 2010

This season of the 1960s ad agency drama puts into motion plot points that were subtly seeded in...More>>

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