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Video Verdict: ‘White House Down,’ ‘Grown Ups 2,’ ‘Under the Dome’

Channing Tatum, left, and Jamie Foxx star in the action-adventure film “White House Down.”

Channing Tatum, left, and Jamie Foxx star in the action-adventure film “White House Down.”

This week’s home video releases include the first season of a high-profile television drama, a comedy sequel from Adam Sandler and one of the most entertaining action films of the summer.

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Video Verdict: ‘Seven Psycopaths,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania,’ ‘Paranormal Activity 4′

In “Hotel Transylvania,” Dracula isn’t such a bad guy. In fact, he spends much of his time welcoming customers to his upscale guesthouse.

In “Hotel Transylvania,” Dracula isn’t such a bad guy. In fact, he spends much of his time welcoming customers to his upscale guesthouse.

This week’s new home video releases include a supernatural horror film, an animated movie with a supernatural twist and a black comedy that’s just plain super.

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Video Verdict: ‘That’s My Boy,’ ‘Moonrise Kingdom,’ ‘Madagascar 3,’ ‘Chernobyl Diaries’

Adam Sandler, left, and Andy Samberg play father and son in the comedy “That’s My Boy.”

An Adam Sandler comedy and a sweet film by writer-director Wes Anderson anchor this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘Immortals,’ ‘Jack & Jill,’ ‘Footloose,’ ‘Like Crazy’

Henry Cavill stars Theseus in “Immortals,” an action film directed by Tarsem Singh.

This week’s home video releases are anchored by an Adam Sandler comedy, a remake of a 1980s favorite and an action film set in ancient Greece.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Tree of Life,’ ‘Horrible Bosses,’ ‘Green Lantern,’ ‘Judy Moody,’ ‘Zookeeper’

Ryan Reynolds plays Hal Jordan, an adventurous test pilot who becomes the heroic title character in “Green Lantern.”

A lot of theatrical releases are making their way to home video this week, and they range from a big-budget superhero flick to a poetic drama from one of the film industry’s maverick directors.

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Video Verdict: ‘Grown Ups,’ ‘Scott Pilgrim,’ ‘Ramona and Beezus,’ ‘Charlie St. Cloud,’ ‘Love Ranch’

David Spade, rear, and Adam Sandler have some childish fun in “Grown Ups.”

Movie studios are rolling a bunch of theatrical releases onto home video this week. Among other things, we’re getting an adaptation of a classic children’s book, a supernatural romance starring Zac Efron, a dark drama with Helen Mirren and a broad comedy featuring a host of today’s hottest comedians.

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Video Verdict: ‘Funny People,’ ‘Angels & Demons,’ ‘Four Christmases,’ ‘Shorts’

Tom Hanks, left, plays symbologist Robert Langdon and Ayelet Zurer portrays physicist Vittoria Vetra in the thriller “Angels & Demons.”

This week’s DVD releases cover a lot of territory. They include a family film from the director of “Spy Kids,” a holiday comedy starring Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon, an Adam Sandler feature helmed by writer-director Judd Apatow and a big-budget thriller starring Tom Hanks.

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Video Verdict: New DVDs for April 7

Meryl Streep portrays Sister Aloysius and Philip Seymour Hoffman plays Father Flynn in the Oscar-nominated drama "Doubt."

Meryl Streep portrays Sister Aloysius and Philip Seymour Hoffman plays Father Flynn in "Doubt."

This week’s DVD releases include new outings from Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler, but it’s a haunting, Oscar-nominated drama that is the true must-see.

 

 

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