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Harry Shearer Hopes Fans Get ‘Unwigged & Unplugged’ With DVD Sept. 1   24 Aug, 2009

Harry Shearer discusses touring with 'Spinal Tap' band mates Christopher Guest and Michael McKean.More>>

(L-R): Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer
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New Morning: The Paris Concert Series (Blu-ray Review)   28 Aug, 2009

What distinguishes these releases is the dynamic sound quality of the performances.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>>

Big Pun
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Fados (DVD Review)   13 Sep, 2009

If you’re not a fan of fado music, this film will make you one. (Prebook 9/15/09; Street Date...More>>

Fados
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Rock of Ages: An Unauthorized Story on the Rolling Stones (DVD Review)   23 Sep, 2009

'Rock of Ages: An Unauthorized Story on the Rolling Stones' sounds more salacious than the program...More>>

Rock of Ages
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Dirty: The Official ODB Biography (DVD Review)   2 Nov, 2009

This doc gives a well-rounded look at the positive parts of ODB from his Unique Ason persona to his...More>>

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Electric Purgatory (DVD Review)   23 Jan, 2010

There’s a good point made in Electric Purgatory about how difficult it is to sustain an audience...More>>

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Michael Jackson’s This Is It (DVD Review)   25 Jan, 2010

Michael Jackson is in full command as he rehearses for the concert that never was. (Street Date...More>>

This Is It
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Country’s Greatest Stars Live: Vol. 1 and 2 (DVD Review)   25 Jan, 2010

Telecast over a five-month period during the Jimmy Carter years, this seven-hour tribute to 50...More>>

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Jacko's Final Spotlight   26 Jan, 2010

<b>Merchandising:</b> With <i>This Is It</i> representing the last new material generated by...More>>

(L-R): Wal-Mart and Target <i>This Is It</i> Exclusives
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Leonard Bernstein: Omnibus (DVD Review)   1 Feb, 2010

Here’s Lenny in the just-plain-folks mode that some inevitably found off-putting — but he still...More>>

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T.A.M.I. Show: Collector’s Edition, The (DVD Review)   22 Mar, 2010

Serving up two hours of sheer exuberance, The T.A.M.I. Show is among my favorite movies ever. It...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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Masters of American Music: Count Basie — Swingin’ the Blues (DVD Review)   5 Apr, 2010

Buoyed by archival footage and then fresh interviews with the likes of Joe Williams, Jay McShann...More>>

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Pirate Radio (Blu-ray Review)   12 Apr, 2010

Writer-director Richard Curtis’ fictional extrapolation of British pop history never quite mines...More>>

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Crazy Heart (Blu-ray Review)   19 Apr, 2010

As broken-down singer “Bad” Blake, Oscar winner Jeff Bridges looks as if his halitosis has...More>>

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Liquid Vinyl (DVD Review)   12 May, 2010

'Liquid Vinyl' mostly works because it doesn’t try to be comprehensive but keeps the focus on the...More>>

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Estilo Hip Hop (DVD Review)   27 Jun, 2010

While hip-hop originated during the 1970s in New York, its influence has reached around the world....More>>

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Singing The Blu's   30 Jul, 2010

Like every other category, music on DVD has seen a serious slowdown in releases over the past few...More>>

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Elvis on Tour (Blu-ray Review)   9 Aug, 2010

Elvis Presley’s last movie was this unpretentious but now rather affecting performance film.More>>

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