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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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Bound (Blu-ray Review)   20 Aug, 2012

In this jumpstart revitalization of the familiar double-cross/caper genre, the Wachowskis’ screen...More>>

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Boys From Brazil, The (Blu-ray Review)   19 Jan, 2015

The only movie, pretty sure, to claim both Laurence Olivier and 'Police Academy' star Steve...More>>

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Branca's Pitch (DVD Review)   14 Oct, 2013

There’s a brief moment in this unusual baseball documentary when its subject — former Brooklyn...More>>

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Brannigan (Blu-ray Review)   28 Jul, 2014

In this cinematic nut job, John Wayne plays a Chicago detective who heads to London to track down a...More>>

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Breaking Away (Blu-ray Review)   2 Feb, 2015

There are enough loopy moments in this minor pleasantry about competitive bicycling to argue...More>>

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Breaking Glass (Blu-ray Review)   15 Aug, 2011

As with other movies that now come off as artifacts of an age, the late writer-director Brian...More>>

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Breaking Point, The (DVD Review)   4 Jul, 2011

The second Warner screen version of Ernest Hemingway’s 'To Have and Have Not' shrewdly avoids any...More>>

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Bridge on the River Kwai, The (Blu-ray Review)   8 Nov, 2010

For an adaptation of a Pierre Boulle novel in which the bridge isn’t even blown up at the end,...More>>

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Bright Road (DVD Review)   28 May, 2012

In one of her first major movie lead roles, singer Dorothy Dandridge toned down her nightclub-ish...More>>

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (Blu-ray Review)   28 Apr, 2014

This is the one Sam Peckinpah movie, according to the director himself, that he got to make without...More>>

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Broadcast News (Blu-ray Review)   14 Feb, 2011

James L. Brooks’ second feature as a director reverberates today in terms of the climactic mass...More>>

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Broken Arrow (1950) (Blu-ray Review)   29 May, 2017

'Broken Arrow' may not be best of the Delmer Daves Westerns, but it was his first and probably the...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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Broken Lance (Blu-ray Review)   23 Nov, 2015

A revamping of the 1949 family-oriented banking drama 'House of Strangers' into a Western setting,...More>>

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Brothers (DVD Review)   22 Feb, 2010

This remake of 2004’s 'Brodre' (from Denmark) has the ability to gnaw at you around the edges if...More>>

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Brothers Warner, The (DVD Review)   15 Mar, 2010

To paraphrase Calvin Coolidge, the business of this documentary is business, which is why the...More>>

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Buccaneer, The (Blu-ray Review)   5 Mar, 2012

The gist of 'The Buccaneer.,’ which is true, is that Gen. Andrew Jackson (Charlton Heston, who...More>>

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Buddy Holly Story, The (Blu-ray Review)   25 Aug, 2014

Before his 1959 death in a plane crash, Buddy Holly was a kid with a burning-lava kind of drive,...More>>

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Building Alaska (DVD Review)   15 Mar, 2010

Putting politics aside, you can’t find a more apt keyword for this 87-minute documentary to have...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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