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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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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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Work Series: Musician, The (DVD Review)   18 May, 2008

In the latest entry in his “Work Series,” director Daniel Kraus profiles the daily life of...More>>

Musician
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What Would Jesus Buy? (DVD Review)   11 May, 2008

In one sense, What Would Jesus Buy? is an attack on religion in America. But the target is not...More>>

What Would Jesus Buy?
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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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How to Cook Your Life (DVD Review)   27 Apr, 2008

Only in a Zen program would the first quarter of a film be devoted to bread. But it's not just...More>>

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British Empire in Color, The (DVD Review)   27 Apr, 2008

Though its title suggests a high-minded political farce, 'The British Empire in Color' is actually...More>>

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Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon (DVD Review)   13 Jan, 2008

More than 35 years since the last Apollo moon landing, suffice it to say that most people won't be...More>>

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In the Shadow of the Moon (DVD Review)   13 Jan, 2008

Anyone familiar with the movie 'Apollo 13' or HBO's 'From the Earth to the Moon' will recognize...More>>

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TED: The Future We Will Create (DVD Review)   16 Dec, 2007

Actress Daphne Zuniga, with co-director Steven Latham, chronicles the 2006 conference as an example...More>>

TED
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Confessions of a Superhero (DVD Review)   16 Dec, 2007

'Confessions of a Superhero' is a fascinating, sad and sometimes poignant tale of those who reach...More>>

Confessions of a Superhero
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Larry King Live: The Greatest Interviews (DVD Review)   29 Apr, 2007

From movie stars to presidents, Larry King has interviewed a lot of people since joining CNN in...More>>

Larry King
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Suicide Killers (DVD Review)   29 Apr, 2007

In this chilling documentary, filmmaker Pierre Rehov examines the mindset and psychology of suicide...More>>

Suicide Killers
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Planet Earth: The Complete Collection (DVD Review)   18 Mar, 2007

This series features some of the most remarkable nature footage I have ever seen — stunning...More>>

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Blood and Oil: The Middle East in World War I (DVD Review)   26 Nov, 2006

The film methodically recounts the fall of the Ottoman Empire, which stretched from Turkey to the...More>>

Blood and Oil
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Life in the Undergrowth (DVD Review)   19 Mar, 2006

This series is the new standard by which future bug movies will be judged.More>>

Life in the Undergrowth
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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>>

Betty
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Art of 16 Bars, The (DVD Review)   19 Mar, 2006

'The Art of 16 Bars' (musical notation of a rap song) transcends the usual glorification of rap...More>>

Art of 16 Bars
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Playing for Change (DVD Review)   19 Mar, 2006

The documentary is perfect for anyone who's stopped to throw a dollar into a hat and wondered about...More>>

Playing for Change
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Fantastic World of M.C. Escher, The (DVD Review)   9 Mar, 2006

Anyone interested in art or even math will learn much with this documentary.More>>

Escher