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Neshoba: The Price of Freedom (DVD Review)    15 Jan, 2011

Article By: Angelique Flores

The 1964 murder of three Civil Rights workers in Neshoba County, Miss., arguably pushed the country toward the passage of the Civil Rights Act. The documentary 'Neshoba' details those murders and shows how much things have changed for some and not so much for others in Neshoba County. (Street Date...More>>

Dark Metropolis (DVD Review)    13 Jan, 2011

Article By: John Latchem

Sci-fi buffs might enjoy the intriguing premise, and at less than 90 minutes the film doesn’t stick around long enough to really wear out its welcome. (Street Date 1/18/11)More>>

Running Wild (DVD Review)    11 Jan, 2011

Article By: Ashley Ratcliff

This 1992 film takes the viewer on a visual safari through the African landscape. (Street Date 1/18/11)More>>

Films of Rita Hayworth, The (DVD Review)    10 Jan, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

This five-title box, with newly spiffed-up prints from Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation, contains three new-to-DVD titles and a pair that were previously released. Better prints are better prints, but be aware going in that the two retreads (color 'Cover Girl' and black-and-white 'Gilda') are...More>>

Frontline: The Spill (DVD Review)    10 Jan, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

You can’t buy the caliber of publicity BP got from its Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and this typically taut “Frontline” documentary, which aired on PBS this past October, adds to the negative ballyhoo. (Street Date 1/11/11)More>>

Just Tell Me What You Want (DVD Review)    10 Jan, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

This brittle romantic comedy has a scene that just about everyone remembers if they know the movie — even if they blank on its title.More>>

Picture Me: A Model’s Diary (DVD Review)    8 Jan, 2011

Article By: Billy Gil

'Picture Me' paints a realistic picture of the modeling world through the eyes of model Sara Ziff. (Street Date 1/11/11)More>>

Summer in La Goulette, A (DVD Review)    4 Jan, 2011

Article By: Ashley Ratcliff

Writer-director Férid Boughedir does an excellent job of portraying the struggles between elders and youths, and strikes a balance between seriousness and humor. (Street Date 1/11/11)More>>

Baseball’s Greatest Games: 1960 World Series Game 7 (DVD Review)    3 Jan, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

As with the DVD of Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series that MLB/A&E released in a 2009 Yankees boxed set, watching this is game is almost a supernatural experience.More>>

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (DVD Review)    3 Jan, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

Like Joan Rivers herself, this well-received documentary by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg isn’t afraid to go in some discomforting or even icky directions, and, as such, it ranks as one of the more honest portrayals of … well, if not the show biz underbelly, at least its unforgiving nature.More>>