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Water (DVD Review)   21 Sep, 2008

This documentary won four first-place distinctions in Russia’s television awards, including best...More>>

Water
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Larry Flynt: The Right to Be Left Alone (DVD Review)   21 Sep, 2008

This retrospective of Larry Flynt’s court battles may establish his redeeming social value with...More>>

Larry Flynt
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Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (DVD Review)   21 Sep, 2008

Many reviews referred to 'Expelled' as propaganda in support of intelligent design, though it...More>>

Expelled
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Unforgotten: Twenty-Five Years After Willowbrook (DVD Review)   21 Sep, 2008

'Unforgotten' makes a plea for the fair treatment of the developmentally disabled -- an argument...More>>

Unforgotten
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Baraka (Blu-ray Review)   21 Sep, 2008

When it comes to visual fidelity, 'Baraka' sets a new standard on Blu-ray Disc.More>>

Baraka
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Mindscape of Alan Moore, The (DVD Review)   21 Sep, 2008

If you’ve ever wondered what kind of mind is behind the dark, class-conscious tales-turned-films...More>>

Mindscape of Alan Moore
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Dutch Light (DVD Review)   28 Sep, 2008

The program is political without being insulting, offering a broad swath of views that could not...More>>

Dutch Light
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Monster Road: Collector’s Edition (DVD Review)   5 Oct, 2008

Microcinema’s 'Monster Road: Collector’s Edition' offers a curious glimpse into what drives the...More>>

Monster Road
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Orange Winter (DVD Review)   12 Oct, 2008

Director Andrei Zagdansky uses slow narration ranging from simple to poetic to guide viewers over...More>>

Orange Winter
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Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens (DVD Review)   19 Oct, 2008

This is a chronicle of a chronicler, and true to form it’s still unfolding.More>>

Annie Leibovitz
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Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry (DVD Review)   26 Oct, 2008

Filled with insight, humor and human perspective, The Rivalry, like all of HBO Sports’...More>>

Rivalry
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Planet B-Boy (DVD Review)   2 Nov, 2008

Those who might be holding hope for a return to the glory days of the breakdancing films that...More>>

Planet B-Boy
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Whaledreamers (DVD Review)   2 Nov, 2008

Filmmaker Kim Kindersley and recording artist/film producer Julian Lennon take us on a spiritual...More>>

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When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (Blu-ray Review)   2 Nov, 2008

One of the great things about Blu-ray’s high-definition capabilities is that future generations...More>>

When We Left Earth
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Dare Not Walk Alone (DVD Review)   9 Nov, 2008

Documentaries about the Civil Rights Movement are almost a genre unto themselves, with so many to...More>>

Dare Not Walk Alone
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Day of the Kamikaze (DVD Review)   9 Nov, 2008

Military-history buffs will surely love the information and perspective offered in 'Day of the...More>>

Kamakaze
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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson (DVD Review)   9 Nov, 2008

Gonzo will most appeal to those already enthralled by Hunter S. Thompson’s wild writing and Terry...More>>

Gonzo
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Fatboy: The Movie (DVD Review)   10 Jan, 2009

Weight gain is an epidemic that affects everyone in one way or another, making this film both...More>>

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One Small Step: The Story of the Space Chimps (DVD Review)   12 Jan, 2009

This probing hour-long documentary traces the history of NASA’s use of monkeys and chimpanzees to...More>>

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American Future: A History, The (DVD Review)   16 Jan, 2009

'The American Future' sports impeccable production values, with a good mix of archival materials...More>>

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