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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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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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Collateral (Blu-ray Review)   29 Mar, 2010

It now seems this underrated drama of a professional hit man and a hostage L.A. cabbie trekking him...More>>

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Wyatt Earp (American Experience) (DVD Review)   29 Mar, 2010

At 60 minutes, it’s short for an “American Experience,” but a lot is packed in. You can’t...More>>

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New on Disc: 'The African Queen,' 'The T.A.M.I. Show' and more …   22 Mar, 2010

This week, Mike Clark takes a look at the new 'African Queen' Blu-ray from Paramount, Shout!...More>>

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African Queen, The (Blu-ray Review)   22 Mar, 2010

The easy verdict is that director John Huston’s adaptation of C.S. Forester’s novel has never...More>>

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Days of Heaven (Blu-ray Review)   22 Mar, 2010

Seeing director Terrence Malick’s pastoral masterpiece on Blu-ray is the same kind of event...More>>

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Bigger Than Life (DVD Review)   22 Mar, 2010

The first movie I know to deal with a prescription drug nightmare in the suburbs. (Street Date...More>>

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Super Bowl XLIV Champions: New Orleans Saints (DVD Review)   19 Mar, 2010

These overviews are generally as interesting as the season was. Novelist Anne Rice even appears...More>>

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Broken Embraces (DVD Review)   15 Mar, 2010

Taken as a brief for the rarified view that cinema is life’s highest calling, here’s one of the...More>>

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New on Disc: 'Broken Embraces' and more ...   15 Mar, 2010

This week, Mike Clark takes a look at Sony Pictures' <i>Broken Embraces,</i> MPI's <i>Paris</i> and...More>>

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