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Waveriders (DVD Review)   13 Mar, 2010

This multifestival award-winning film offers a compelling look at decades worth of footage and...More>>

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Brothers Warner, The (DVD Review)   15 Mar, 2010

To paraphrase Calvin Coolidge, the business of this documentary is business, which is why the...More>>

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Building Alaska (DVD Review)   15 Mar, 2010

Putting politics aside, you can’t find a more apt keyword for this 87-minute documentary to have...More>>

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Clash of the Gods: The Complete Season One (Blu-ray Review)   25 Mar, 2010

This is a fascinating glimpse at some of the greatest adventure stories ever created. (Street Date...More>>

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Robin Hood: The Truth Behind Hollywood’s Most Filmed Legend (DVD Review)   27 Mar, 2010

An earnest exploration of the origins of the Robin Hood legend, this documentary offers some...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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Wyatt Earp (American Experience) (DVD Review)   29 Mar, 2010

At 60 minutes, it’s short for an “American Experience,” but a lot is packed in. You can’t...More>>

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Plunder: The Crime of Our Time (DVD Review)   31 Mar, 2010

'Plunder' is a gritty thriller that’s unfortunately ripped from today’s headlines. (Street Date...More>>

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Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love (DVD Review)   3 Apr, 2010

The story of Senegalese international star Youssou N’Dour's struggle to meld a very traditional...More>>

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Jesse James’ Hidden Treasure (DVD Review)   5 Apr, 2010

Now, here’s a wild one that sometimes plays like the product of an overactive imagination, as...More>>

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Herpers (DVD Review)   11 Apr, 2010

'Herpers,' about people who find reptiles fascinating, is clearly a labor of love for director Dav...More>>

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Bombing of Germany (American Experience), The (DVD Review)   12 Apr, 2010

Historians debate the bombing or at least present it in skeptical grays. But what’s missing is a...More>>

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Tiger Next Door, The (DVD Review)   13 Apr, 2010

Director Camilla Calamandrei’s engrossing film, which aired on Animal Planet, is an examination...More>>

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Horse Boy, The (DVD Review)   14 Apr, 2010

To call 'The Horse Boy' a documentary would not adequately describe this epic, heart-wrenching and...More>>

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Tales From the Script (DVD Review)   19 Apr, 2010

“Talking heads documentary” can be a pejorative term, but when the subject is screenwriters...More>>

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Man vs. Wild: Season 4 (DVD Review)   22 Apr, 2010

I don’t know if Bear Grylls is a genius or insane. In the always compelling Man vs. Wild: Season...More>>

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End of Poverty?, The (DVD Review)   25 Apr, 2010

'The End of Poverty?' is a grim documentary that will hit hard for anyone with a social conscience....More>>

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William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe (DVD Review)   26 Apr, 2010

This documentary about prominent 1960s and ’70s attorney William Kunstler (of Chicago 8 fame) was...More>>

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Andy Kaufman: World Inter-Gender Wrestling Champion (DVD Review)   26 Apr, 2010

When Andy Kaufman challenged the women of the world to pin him in the wrestling ring, the most...More>>

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Naked Ambition (DVD Review)   29 Apr, 2010

Phase 4’s Naked Ambition (DVD $29.99) is the latest example of pornography entering the...More>>

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