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Heavy Metal in Baghdad (DVD Review)   1 Jun, 2008

For detractors of this genre of music to dismiss this extremely compelling and eye-opening...More>>

Heavy Metal in Baghdad
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King (DVD Review)   8 Jun, 2008

This two-hour documentary includes a good historical record of the conditions that drove the Civil...More>>

King
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Yankee Stadium: Baseball’s Cathedral (DVD Review)   22 Jun, 2008

This is the story of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and Thurman Munson. The...More>>

Yankee Stadium
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Raw Spice: The Unofficial Story of the Making of the Spice Girls (DVD Review)   29 Jun, 2008

A breezy, compelling and nothing-less-than-consistently amusing pop music chronicle.More>>

Raw Spice
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Down the Tracks: The Music That Influenced Bob Dylan (DVD Review)   13 Jul, 2008

This is a scholarly enterprise that also easily entertains, and is not only a find for Dylan fans,...More>>

Down the Tracks
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Bra Boys (DVD Review)   13 Jul, 2008

The movie works best when director Sunny Abberton lets the surfers express themselves.More>>

Bra Boys
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Cool School, The (DVD Review)   20 Jul, 2008

Narrated by Jeff Bridges, the film has a slick, appropriately artsy style, punctuated and even...More>>

Cool School
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Young & Restless in China (DVD Review)   20 Jul, 2008

'Young & Restless in China' is an eye-opening journey for its similarities and contrasts to...More>>

Young & Restless in China
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21 Up South Africa: Mandela's Children (DVD Review)   20 Jul, 2008

While the personal stories are compelling, so too is the impact technology (Internet and mobile...More>>

21 Up SA
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Love Story (DVD Review)   27 Jul, 2008

There's a lot to love in 'Love Story,' a scrappy documentary about one of the great transcendent...More>>

Love Story
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Heckler (DVD Review)   10 Aug, 2008

'Heckler' is a comedic documentary gem thanks to its skillful and energetic editing, engaging...More>>

Heckler
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Wall Street Warriors: Season 2 (DVD Review)   10 Aug, 2008

Follow a handful of ambitious Wall Street traders through their daily routines and high-flying...More>>

Wall Street Warriors S.2
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Television Under the Swastika (DVD Review)   17 Aug, 2008

The 1999 English-language documentary 'Television Under the Swastika' uses footage from 285 reels...More>>

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Ocean's Alive/Clam Chowder for the Scuba Diver's Soul (DVD Review)   17 Aug, 2008

Those interested in scuba diving should check out a new collection of indie DVDs under the "Dive...More>>

Ocean's Alive
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Case of the Grinning Cat, The (DVD Review)   31 Aug, 2008

This isn't a political documentary per se, but rather a collection of observations and a call to...More>>

Grinning Cat
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We Are Together (DVD Review)   31 Aug, 2008

Anyone looking for a film brimming with family values could hardly do better than 'We Are Together.'More>>

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Raise the Song: The History of Penn State (DVD Review)   7 Sep, 2008

Produced by Penn State University's television station, 'Raise the Song: The History of Penn State'...More>>

Raise the Song
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Scenic National Parks: Yosemite (Blu-ray Review)   7 Sep, 2008

The 1080p (1.33:1 aspect ratio) picture quality is flawless and makes you feel like you're there...More>>

Yosemite
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America’s Greatest Monuments: Washington, D.C. (DVD Review)   14 Sep, 2008

This fascinating glimpse into Washington, D.C., is essential viewing for history buffs and also a...More>>

America's Monuments
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Shooting Henry Hill (DVD Review)   14 Sep, 2008

'Shooting Henry Hill' provides an unfortunate update on the real-life mobster-turned-stool-pigeon...More>>

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