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Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.

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Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmakers Apocalypse

The openness and honesty with which Eleanor Coppola portrays her husband is by far the greatest asset of Hearts of Darkness.

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29 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Sherrybaby (2006)

Maggie Gyllenhaal lays it on the line in Sherrybaby.

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Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

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24 Apr 2006 // 4:00 PM

Shopgirl (2005)

Director Anand Tucker insists his film is not about the glitzy L.A. It is, instead, about an L.A. populated with 'ordinary people just like you and me, getting on with their lives.'"

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22 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Shopgirl (2005)

For all its seeming delicacy, its view of Mirabelle as perfect, precious object is decidedly limited.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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