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Video Verdict: ‘Runner Runner,’ ‘The Act of Killing,’ ‘The Following: Season 1′

Justin Timberlake, right, and Ben Affleck star in the thriller “Runner Runner.”

Justin Timberlake, right, and Ben Affleck star in the thriller “Runner Runner.”

This week’s home video releases include an award-winning documentary, the first season of a fantastic TV series, and a crime thriller featuring Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck.

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Video Verdict: ‘Argo,’ ‘Sinister,’ ‘Fun Size,’ ‘Top Gun 3D’

Ben Affleck, who directed “Argo,” also stars in the film as real-life CIA specialist Tony Mendez.

Ben Affleck, who directed “Argo,” also stars in the film as real-life CIA specialist Tony Mendez.

This week’s home video releases include a 3D update of a classic adventure film and a drama that’s at the heart of this year’s Oscar race.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Town,’ ‘Despicable Me,’ ‘The A-Team,’ ‘Legend of the Guardians,’ ‘Nanny McPhee Returns’

Ben Affleck, left, and Jeremy Renner play bank robbers in the action thriller “The Town.” Affleck also co-wrote and directed the film.

It’s a banner week for home video, with a half dozen major theatrical releases making their way into stores. Included are two animated films, a live-action family movie and a thriller directed by and starring Ben Affleck.

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Video Verdict: ‘State of Play,’ ‘Disneynature: Earth,’ ‘Sugar’

A humpback whale breaches the surface of the ocean in a scene from Disneynature's "Earth."

A humpback whale breaches the surface of the ocean in a scene from Disneynature's "Earth."

This week’s DVD releases include a sharp thriller starring Russell Crowe and Ben Affleck, a beautifully photographed nature film and a foreign drama that casts a new light on America’s pastime.

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