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Fathers of the Sport (DVD Review)   13 Mar, 2011

'Fathers of the Sport' is a unique kind of sports documentary in which there isn’t the usual...More>>

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Exploring the 'Human Planet'   7 Mar, 2011

After a number of nature programs focusing on the various environments and creatures of Earth, BBC...More>>

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Film Unfinished, A (DVD Review)   5 Mar, 2011

Leave it to German verisimilitude nearly 70 years ago to one-up the current fascination for posting...More>>

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Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (Blu-ray Review)   31 Jan, 2011

If you think director Alex Gibney had a formidable rogue’s gallery to work with in 2005’s...More>>

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Which Way Home (DVD Review)   24 Jan, 2011

Putting aside the politics of illegal immigration, a viewer might have to travel as long as some of...More>>

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At the Edge of the World (DVD Review)   23 Jan, 2011

The documentary is filled with more drama and intensity than audiences might expect. (Street Date...More>>

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Neshoba: The Price of Freedom (DVD Review)   15 Jan, 2011

The 1964 murder of three Civil Rights workers in Neshoba County, Miss., arguably pushed the country...More>>

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Restrepo (Blu-ray Review)   13 Dec, 2010

Way up on the list of the year’s “and you think you have it tough” screen achievements is...More>>

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Waking Sleeping Beauty (DVD Review)   6 Dec, 2010

This documentary about the rebirth of Disney animationin the 1980s and 1990s is one of those that...More>>

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Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (DVD Review)   6 Dec, 2010

The serious limitation here is a lack of real perspective: We’re never going to get a tough and...More>>

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ESPN Films '30 for 30' Gift Set Vol. 1 (DVD Review)   2 Dec, 2010

The sports network’s “30 for 30” series takes an intimate look at 30 significant events that...More>>

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Trapped in an Elevator (DVD Review)   29 Nov, 2010

Elevators serve 325 million passengers daily. Next to cars, they are the most common method of...More>>

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Best Worst Movie (DVD Review)   27 Nov, 2010

At what point does something become so bad it’s good? That’s the question posed by 'Best Worst...More>>

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Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story, The (DVD Review)   26 Nov, 2010

'The Boys,' one of the most heartfelt documentaries about the Disney canon, details the amazing...More>>

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LennonNYC (DVD Review)   22 Nov, 2010

Concurrently running on PBS as part of the incessantly invaluable “American Masters” series,...More>>

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Examining ‘The Nature of Existence’   21 Nov, 2010

In 'The Nature of Existence,' director Roger Nygard asks theologians, authors, filmmakers,...More>>

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Nature of Existence, The (DVD Review)   13 Nov, 2010

For whatever it is or isn’t, 'The Nature of Existence' is certainly not lacking in ambition. This...More>>

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I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (DVD Review)   7 Nov, 2010

This is a collection of heartfelt reflections by those John Cazale worked with and those who admire...More>>

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Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement (DVD Review)   6 Nov, 2010

'Edie & Thea' is both a winning portrait of a long-term romance and an understated plea for the...More>>

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PBS, ‘Nova’ Capture Rescue of Miners for DVD   2 Nov, 2010

For 69 days 33 Chilean miners were trapped 2,300 feet underground. Never before have that many...More>>

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