DVD Roundup

Madea Meets the Ku Klux Klan

Nearly a century apart, Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas and D.W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation contrast a sassy black family with a racist masterpiece

Harlow, Daffy and Ken Kesey’s Magic Trippers

Every Tuesday, we shine a light on a few big, worthy or just plain weird DVD releases.

Jean Harlow 100th Anniversary Collection

A famous anecdote has Jean Harlow meeting Margot Fonteyn and mispronouncing the ballerina’s …

A Wonka Box Set and a NY Times Documentary

“Sooner or later,” the Canadian media baron Moses Znaimer said decades ago, “everything is on TV.” Now it’s all on DVD. Or do I mean Blu-ray? And how soon before discs will be as antediluvian as videotape and all media …