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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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Burn, Witch, Burn! (DVD Review)   27 Jun, 2011

For anyone who finally gets around to seeing this unfussy horror sleeper, one of its treats pops up...More>>

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Burning Hills, The (DVD Review)   12 Sep, 2011

It’s just a guess, but we almost have to be talking about the only teen-dream movie ever aimed at...More>>

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Butch & Sundance: The Early Days/Death Hunt (Double Feature) (DVD Review)    7 Feb, 2011

This harmless pairing is just another night at the drive-in — the kind of time-passers that might...More>>

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Bye Bye Birdie (Blu-ray Review)   3 Sep, 2012

Ann-Margaret’s seminal role cast her as a storybook teen in Central Ohio selected from thousands...More>>

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Caine Mutiny, The (Blu-ray Review)    26 Sep, 2011

Whatever negatives you want to spout about this iffy adaptation of novelist Herman Wouk’s...More>>

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Cameraman: The Life & Work of Jack Cardiff (Blu-ray Review)   22 Aug, 2011

It’s almost inconceivable that anyone could ever demur from the widely held assertion that Jack...More>>

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Cape Fear (Blu-ray Review)   31 Oct, 2011

The Blu-ray of Martin Scorsese’s 1991 remake looks and sounds fantastic. Wesley Strick’s smart...More>>

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Carlito’s Way (Blu-ray Review)   17 May, 2010

The photographic interiors make this movie an enticing Blu-ray candidate, even though a fresh...More>>

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Carmen Jones (Blu-ray Review)   13 Jan, 2014

Carmen Jones was something else: color, CinemaScope (at almost exactly the one-year anniversary of...More>>

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Casting By (DVD Review)   15 Sep, 2014

This irresistible documentary primarily concerned with the late Marion Dougherty includes anecdotes...More>>

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Catered Affair, The (DVD Review)    5 Sep, 2011

Gore Vidal penned this screen adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky’s teleplay about the plight of a...More>>

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Caught (Blu-ray Review)   21 Jul, 2014

Here’s another example of what used to be called a “woman’s picture,” in which Barbara Bel...More>>

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Champion (Blu-ray Review)   27 May, 2013

Kirk Douglas’ breakthrough performance in this 1949 boxing-pic landmark is still dynamic. More>>

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Charade (Blu-ray Review)    4 Oct, 2010

'Charade' is sometimes called the best Hitchcock movie not directed by Hitchcock, but despite some...More>>

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Chase, The (Blu-ray Review)   30 May, 2016

The word a lot of people use to describe ‘The Chase’ is “dreamy,” with Arthur Ripley...More>>

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Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (Blu-ray Review)   12 Jun, 2017

This is one of the more cogent Cheech & Chong vehicles out of seven this occasionally uproarious...More>>

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Chicago (1927) (DVD Review)   5 Jul, 2010

Thought to be lost for so many years, the first screen version (1927) of Maurine Watkins’ play is...More>>

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Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series Collector's Edition (Blu-ray Review)   23 Jan, 2017

We’re talking the historically transcendent Cubs-Indians here — seven games, two of them...More>>

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Children of 'Giant' (DVD Review)   8 Jun, 2015

The documentary about George Stevens Sr.’s adaptation of Edna Ferber’s novel 'Giant' definitely...More>>

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Children of Divorce (Blu-ray Review)   16 Jan, 2017

As a window into the feigned moral stance vintage movies embraced about as much as they did the...More>>

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