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Chris Hicks
Chris Hicks writes a weekly entertainment column for the Deseret News. He is the paper's former film critic. Email: hicks@desnews.com

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The final season of “Foyle’s War” is on Blu-ray and DVD this week, along with a wide range of other television programs.
New movies on Blu-ray and DVD this week are a very hit-and-miss mixed bag, and, unfortunately, most of them miss.
If the name Stan Freberg doesn’t mean anything to you, it’s time for a brief tutorial. The comic genius influenced comedy and advertising for several generations. He died last week at age 88.
Based on a novel about slavery, the applauded TV miniseries “The Book of Negroes” arrives on DVD this week, along with the cable series “Manhattan,” about scientists working on the Manha...
Eleven acclaimed documentaries on the Holocaust have been compiled for “The Simon Wiesenthal Collection,” which is new to DVD this week, as are a number of other vintage titles that are worth a look...
The term “film noir” is one of those phrases casually tossed off by film buffs that the casual movie watcher may not know.
The crime thriller “A Most Violent Year” arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week, leading an eclectic array of new movies on video.
“Case Histories,” based on British author Kate Atkinson’s novels about private eye Jackson Brodie, and the fifth season of Ian McShane’s “Lovejoy” series lead TV shows on DVD...
A new coffee-table book on Cecil B. DeMille isn’t a biography but rather a photo-filled, anecdotal look at the filmmaker’s career.
The 2014 Oscar-winner for best-adapted screenplay, “The Imitation Game,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightley, has come to Blu-ray and DVD this week.