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Video Verdict: ‘End of Watch,’ ‘Searching for Sugar Man’

Michael Pena, left, and Jake Gyllenhaal play Los Angeles police officers in the drama “End of Watch.”

Michael Pena, left, and Jake Gyllenhaal play Los Angeles police officers in the drama “End of Watch.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by one of the finest documentaries of 2012 and a terrific police drama.

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Video Verdict: ‘Total Recall,’ ‘Trouble With the Curve,’ ‘Pitch Perfect’

In “Total Recall,” Colin Farrell plays Douglas Quaid, a seemingly average guy who finds himself in a secret agent adventure.

In “Total Recall,” Colin Farrell plays Douglas Quaid, a seemingly average guy who finds himself in a secret agent adventure.

This week’s home video releases include a baseball drama starring Clint Eastwood, a musical about college show choirs and a remake of a popular science-fiction film.

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Video Verdict: ‘Men In Black 3,’ ‘ParaNorman,’ ‘Lawless,’ ‘Step Up Revolution,’ ‘Sparkle,’ ‘The Apparition’

From left to right, Michael Stuhlberg, Will Smith and Josh Brolin star in “Men In Black 3.”

There’s no doubt the holiday shopping season is underway, as movie studios are trotting out a swarm of new video releases this week. The good news is that several are actually worth gifting.

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Video Verdict: ‘Snow White and the Huntsman,’ ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’

Kristen Stewart plays the title character in the fantasy film “Snow White and the Huntsman.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by an ensemble comedy about the joys of parenthood and an update of the beloved Snow White fairy tale.

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Video Verdict: ’50/50,’ ‘Real Steel,’ ‘Paranormal Activity 3′

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (left) and Seth Rogen star in the dramedy “50/50.”

This week’s major home video releases include a third addition to the “Paranormal Activity” franchise, a family film about boxing robots and a terrific dramedy featuring Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

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Video Verdict: ‘Up in the Air,’ ‘Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire,’ ‘Capitalism,’ ‘Planet 51,’ ‘Old Dogs’

Gabourey Sidibi plays Claireece Precious Jones in the Oscar-nominated movie “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire.”

Many titles are hitting home video this week, including two films that competed for multiple Oscars during Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony.

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