Video Verdict: Review of ‘Draft Day’

Jennifer Garner, left, and Kevin Costner star in “Draft Day,” a drama about behind-the-scenes dealings during an NFL draft.  Photo courtesy of Lionsgate

Jennifer Garner, left, and Kevin Costner star in “Draft Day,” a drama about behind-the-scenes dealings during an NFL draft.

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It’s a slow week for home video, and the only major theatrical release moving to the big screen is a sports drama starring Kevin Costner.

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Video Verdict: Review of ‘Blended’

Drew Barrymore, left, and Adam Sandler re-team with “The Wedding Singer” director Frank Coraci for the romantic comedy “Blended.”  Photo courtesy of Warner Brothers

Drew Barrymore, left, and Adam Sandler re-team with “The Wedding Singer” director Frank Coraci for the romantic comedy “Blended.”

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This week’s major home video releases are anchored by a romantic comedy that reunites Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler.

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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ ‘The Quiet Ones’ and ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’

Spider-Man battles the high-voltage villain Electro in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”  Photo courtesy of Sony

Spider-Man battles the high-voltage villain Electro in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”

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This week’s home video releases include two small horror films, but the main attraction is a big-budget superhero sequel.

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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ ‘Bears,’ ‘Locke,’ ‘A Haunted House 2′ and ‘Blacklist: Season 1′

The Muppets embark on a world tour in “Muppets: Most Wanted.”  Photo courtesy of Disney

The Muppets embark on a world tour in “Muppets: Most Wanted.”Photo courtesy of Disney

This week’s major home video releases include the first season of a TV thriller as well as two family-friendly Disney movies. Continue reading

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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Divergent,’ ‘Oculus’ and ‘Need for Speed’

Shailene Woodley, left, and Theo James star in “Divergent.”  Photo courtesy of Lionsgate

Shailene Woodley, left, and Theo James star in “Divergent.”Photo courtesy of Lionsgate

This week’s home video releases include a variety of genre films, including a post-apocalyptic fable based on a popular, Veronica Roth novel.

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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Noah’ and ‘The Other Woman’

Jennifer Connelly, left, portrays Naameh and Russell Crowe plays the title character in the Biblical epic “Noah.”

Jennifer Connelly, left, portrays Naameh and Russell Crowe plays the title character in the Biblical epic “Noah.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by a fresh take on a classic Bible story.

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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Transcendence,’ ‘Sabotage,’ ‘Heaven is for Real’ and ‘The Single Mom’s Club’

TRANSCENDENCEThis week’s home video releases include an Arnold Schwarzenegger action film, a well-publicized Christian movie and a science-fiction epic starring Johnny Depp.

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