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Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room (DVD Review)   2 Dec, 2013

Vera Iwerebor’s main-event documentary chronicles the story of Diana Sera Cary — stage name...More>>

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Bad Blood: A Cautionary Tale (DVD Review)   27 Jun, 2011

The lines of personal and clinical filmmaking intersect to maximum power in a landmark story of how...More>>

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Ballplayer: Pelotero (DVD Review)   4 Sep, 2012

The documentary, narrated by John Leguizamo and executive produced by Bobby Valentine, gives a...More>>

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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>>

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Baseball: A Film By Ken Burns (DVD Review)   28 Mar, 2010

This is not just a wonderful sports DVD, rich in memory and detail, but also one of the all-time...More>>

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Baseball: The Tenth Inning (Blu-ray Review)   1 Oct, 2010

'The Tenth Inning' bears the unmistakable feel of Ken Burns (who co-directed with Lynn Novick) and...More>>

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Battle for Marjah, The (Blu-ray Review)   1 Sep, 2011

The HBO documentary 'The Battle for Marjah' depicts the February 2010 mission to push entrenched...More>>

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Battlefield Detectives (DVD Review)   11 Feb, 2012

The 2003-06 History Channel series “Battlefield Detectives” sorts out fact from the legend by...More>>

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Beautiful Losers (DVD Review)   5 Dec, 2009

Viewers who like modern art, especially current working artists, should check this one out. (Street...More>>

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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey (DVD Review)   31 Mar, 2012

For Muppets enthusiasts, 'Being Elmo' is a great peek behind the curtain of the puppet empire....More>>

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Bert Stern: Original Mad Man (DVD Review)   22 Jul, 2013

After a year-and-a-half of hopping around from festival to festival, writer-director Shannah...More>>

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Best of Cinerama, The (Blu-ray Review)   19 Dec, 2016

For an assemblage whose reason for being at the time was mostly to fill a temporary dearth of...More>>

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Best of Enemies (Blu-ray Review)   30 Nov, 2015

This super-crisp documentary by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon chronicles how a Hail Mary pass by...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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Betty Blowtorch and Her Amazing True-Life Adventures (DVD Review)   19 Mar, 2006

No rock doc is complete without ballsy music, sexy girls, drugs and a tragic death. Betty Blowtorch...More>>

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Bhutto (DVD Review)   26 May, 2011

If ‘Bhutto’ doesn’t quite feel rounded, it is compelling all the way — and it would be even...More>>

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Big History (Blu-ray Review)   19 Mar, 2014

What sets “Big History” apart from most history documentaries is its mission statement to...More>>

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Big Pun: The Legacy (DVD Review)   4 Sep, 2009

'Big Pun: The Legacy' gives tribute to hip-hop artist Christopher Rios, known to most as Big...More>>

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Big Question, The (DVD Review)   1 Mar, 2006

The interesting doc is also beautiful — Italian sunsets beat a scholar's study any day.More>>

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Big Rig (DVD Review)   4 May, 2008

Well-edited, perceptive, and full of gorgeous, atmospheric photography of America's urban and...More>>

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