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56 Up (DVD Review)   13 Jul, 2013

It’s easy to see how viewers develop a certain fondness for these people with whom they have seen...More>>

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G-Dog (DVD Review)   26 May, 2013

Oscar award-winning director Freida Lee Mock interviews Father Greg and several of the people who...More>>

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Mel Brooks: Make A Noise (DVD Review)   20 May, 2013

Mel Brooks, soon to be 87, is not only with us but spry, at least in this sassy contribution to the...More>>

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Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (DVD Review)   12 May, 2013

The film offers a simple but beautiful look at this icy wilderness and some of the happy people...More>>

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Only the Young & Tchoupitoulas (DVD Review)   7 May, 2013

The pairing of documentaries 'Only the Young' and 'Tchoupitoulas' in one DVD set presents an...More>>

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Central Park Five, The (Blu-ray Review)   21 Apr, 2013

It’s hard to watch PBS’s 'The Central Park Five' and not feel enraged by the injustice that...More>>

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Erroll Garner: No One Can Hear You Read (DVD Review)   15 Apr, 2013

Director Atticus Brady’s documentary about pianist Erroll Garner crams a lot into a compact...More>>

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Shaman Healer Sage (DVD Review)   4 Apr, 2013

'Shaman Healer Sage' opens up the world of shamanism through the life and studies of Alberto...More>>

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This Is Not a Film (DVD Review)   10 Mar, 2013

Short and bittersweet, 'This Is Not a Film' isn’t so much a pity party as it is a story of...More>>

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American Experience: Henry Ford (DVD Review)   25 Feb, 2013

Though Henry Ford was a mass of contradictions, this portrait of the automaker is admiring of him...More>>

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Africa (Blu-ray Review)   24 Feb, 2013

With just the right blend of suspense and heartwarming imagery, the stories of wildlife presented...More>>

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Detropia (DVD Review)   18 Feb, 2013

The team of Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady have elected to make what at least one reviewer called a...More>>

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Origins of Oz, The (DVD Review)   12 Feb, 2013

With Disney set to release 'Oz the Great and Powerful' March 8, the 'Origins of Oz' documentary is...More>>

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Birders: The Central Park Effect (DVD Review)   29 Jan, 2013

'Birders: The Central Park Effect' is equal parts engaging and educational, and can garner the...More>>

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Searching for Sugar Man (Blu-ray Review)   26 Jan, 2013

This riveting documentary tracks Rodriguez’s popularity in South Africa and how two fans there...More>>

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Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War (DVD Review)   21 Jan, 2013

Crisis is enough of an insider’s account to add a little juice to a well-chronicled story.More>>

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Invisible War, The (DVD Review)   14 Jan, 2013

Kirby Dick focuses on rape in the military in his latest documentary, and how the system is rigged...More>>

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Girl Model (DVD Review)   12 Jan, 2013

Making it in the world of modeling is akin to catching lightning in a bottle. (Prebook 1/15/13;...More>>

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Samsara (Blu-ray Review)   8 Jan, 2013

There is no dialogue or subtitles, just 102 minutes of beautiful imagery set to music. (Street Date...More>>

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Bloodstained Memoirs (DVD Review)   6 Dec, 2012

There’s no overarching point here, other than the insights gleaned by getting wrestlers to open...More>>

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