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	The Who: Tommy and Quadrophenia Live [DVD]

Considering how much Who material is out there, it's nice to see something new and valuable come along.

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Project Runway: The Complete First Season

There is more to Project Runway than stereotypically 'gay' entertainment, even if it is relentlessly histrionic and campy.

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14 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

Bad News Bears (2005)

The DVD extras are mostly valuable for the access they grant to Richard Linklater, who is a terrific storyteller and articulate filmmaker.

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	Rush: R30: 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition [DVD]

On their second release in two years, Rush continue to perfect the concert DVD experience.

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13 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

Pioneers of Primetime

Combining personal stories with some historical commentary, Pioneers of Primetime covers both the personal and the epic sides of a media evolution.

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13 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection (2005)

Harold Lloyd doesn't have super strength, agility or speed, he just uses Yankee ingenuity, celebrated in the heady days after World War I.

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The Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection Volume 8

What we have here is a reference book for rib tickling; a televisual tome where every possible pratfall or wicked witticism is stored for future, frequent use.

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12 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

Fantastic Four (2005)

The superpowers bring trauma, anger, and confusion, and eventually a sense of responsibility, as the crew decides to do good with what they've got.

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	Guided By Voices: The Electrifying Conclusion [DVD]

Guided By Voices say goodbye with a four-hour finale full of fans, friends, and inebriation.

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The Dick Cavett Show—Ray Charles Collection

It's no secret that Dick Cavett loved Ray Charles' music.

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Felicity: An American Girl Adventure (2005)

Even with its contradictions, Felicity offers Shailene Woodley's feisty performance and adorable little face.

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	U2: Vertigo 2005: Live from Chicago [DVD]

Bono sets an example for us all, putting in a full night's work on his birthday.

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7 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

DuckTales - Volume One

Despite (or because of) its merry capitalism, DuckTales is reasonably adventurous, taking the characters from their home base of Duckburg to Egypt, Scotland, and the open seas.

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	Lou Reed: Live at Montreux 2000 [DVD]

The strongest point of this collection may be that the song selection makes a strong case for his work from the past 20 years without putting it into contrast with his Velvet Underground and '70s solo work.

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	Brian Eno: 14 Video Paintings [DVD]

The Sound Genius' early '80s video paintings are equally remarkable and forced.

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6 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

Jackass: The Box Set

The sketches designed to shock innocent passers-by on the street often suggest a destructive hostility beneath all the smirking. Candid Camera with a punch in the face.

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The Brooklyn Connection - How to Build a Guerrilla Army (2005)

The documentary doesn't shy away from the disturbing dichotomies in Florin Krasniqi's life.

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	The Frank Sinatra Show: High Hopes - With Dean Martin and Bing Crosby [DVD]

In the words of his own director, Jack Donahue: 'There are quite a few performers who have no business on television each week, and Sinatra is one of them.'"

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	Franz Ferdinand: Live [DVD]

Franz enters the DVD market with more live footage of the band than you will ever need in your entire life. Lucky, lucky, you're so lucky!"

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Extreme Makeover - Home Edition

The show is both inspiring and schmaltzy.

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