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Veteran critic Mike Clark discusses his favorite home entertainment titles.


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Picking the Oscars: 2010 Edition   28 Feb, 2010

With the single exception of missing 'Around the World in 80 Days’ best picture win for 1956, I...More>>

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New on DVD: 'This Is It,' 'Whip It' and more …   25 Jan, 2010

Starting this week, I hope to bring some of the colorful fallout from all this (plus my admitted...More>>

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New on DVD: ‘More Than a Game,’ ‘As It Is in Heaven’ and more …   1 Feb, 2010

This week Mike Clark takes a look at Shout! Factory's upcoming DVD of John Carpenter's 'Elvis,'...More>>

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Serious Man, A (DVD Review)   8 Feb, 2010

The closest thing to a flawless movie the Coen Brothers have made since 1996’s 'Fargo' — if not...More>>

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New on DVD: ‘A Serious Man,’ ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ and more …   8 Feb, 2010

This week, Mike takes a look at DVDs of the Coen Brothers' 'A Serious Man' and the 1966 NBC musical...More>>

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Alice Through the Looking Glass (DVD Review)   8 Feb, 2010

You can’t get too snarky over an oddity for the ages that casts Jimmy Durante as Humpty Dumpty....More>>

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Welcome to Nollywood (DVD Review)   8 Feb, 2010

Considering that the Nigerian film industry didn’t exist until 1990, it’s remarkable that it...More>>

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Bad Girls of Film Noir Vol. 1 (DVD Review)   8 Feb, 2010

Echoing Sony’s “Martini Movies” line, the lineup shrewdly combines film history with a...More>>

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New on DVD: ‘Good Hair,’ ‘Hunger,’ ‘Contempt’ and more …   15 Feb, 2010

This week Mike Clark takes a look at Chris Rock in 'Good Hair,' Criterion's 'Hunger,' and...More>>

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Informant!, The (Blu-ray Review)   22 Feb, 2010

Matt Damon got a best supporting actor Oscar nomination for Clint Eastwood’s 'Invictus,' but the...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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New on DVD: 'The Informant,' 'Make Way for Tomorrow' and more …   22 Feb, 2010

This week, Mike Clark takes a look at Lionsgate's 'Brothers,' Warner's 'The Informant!' and...More>>

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Damned United, The (DVD Review)   22 Feb, 2010

Unusual sports biopic about the late soccer coach Brian Clough (Michael Sheen) is made by its...More>>

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Dragnet (DVD Review)   22 Feb, 2010

Whatever else this classic police drama is or isn’t, this medium-sized box office hit is a...More>>

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September Issue, The (DVD Review)   1 Mar, 2010

This is the story of how the September 2007 issue of 'Vogue' came to be, which was financially huge...More>>

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New on DVD: 'Ponyo,' 'The September Issue' and more …   1 Mar, 2010

This week, Mike Clark takes a look at Disney's 'Ponyo' and Lionsgate's 'The September Issue.'More>>

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Alice in Wonderland (1933) (DVD Review)   1 Mar, 2010

A strange movie even by “Alice” standards, it would be a stretch to call this version engaging...More>>

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Kitten With a Whip (DVD Review)   1 Mar, 2010

Some movies were just born from the get-go to attain followings – though, of course, this time,...More>>

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Up in the Air (Blu-ray Review)   8 Mar, 2010

An instant milestone in the career of George Clooney dealing with the recently laid-off economic...More>>

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Precious (Blu-ray Review)   8 Mar, 2010

Despite the inevitable high-test squalor of any story about a 450-pound Harlem teenager being twice...More>>

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