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Video Verdict: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Nebraska,’ ‘Thor: The Dark World,’ ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’

Tom Hiddleston, left, plays Loki and Chris Hemsworth plays Thor in the Marvel Comics adventure “Thor: The Dark World.”

Tom Hiddleston, left, plays Loki and Chris Hemsworth plays Thor in the Marvel Comics adventure “Thor: The Dark World.”

It’s a fantastic week for home video with several good movies – including two nominated for multiple Academy Awards – moving to the small screen.

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Video Verdict: ‘Foreign Correspondent’

Albert Bassermann plays Van Meer in director Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 thriller, “Foreign Correspondent.”

Albert Bassermann plays Van Meer in director Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 thriller, “Foreign Correspondent.”

It’s a particularly slow week for home video, as no major theatrical releases are making their way to the small screen. That makes it the perfect time for film lovers to revisit a classic, and the Criterion Collection is delivering a restored version of one of Alfred Hitchcock’s first American movies.

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Video Verdict: ‘Ender’s Game,’ ‘All Is Lost,’ ‘The Best Man Holiday,’ ‘The Counselor’

Asa Butterfield, left, and Harrison Ford star in “Ender’s Game.”

Asa Butterfield, left, and Harrison Ford star in “Ender’s Game.”

This week’s home video releases range from a Ridley Scott thriller to a cinematic adaptation of a popular science-fiction novel.

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Video Verdict: ‘Dallas Buyers Club,’ ‘About Time,’ ‘Escape Plan’

Domhnall Gleeson, left, and Rachel McAdams star in the romantic drama “About Time.”

Domhnall Gleeson, left, and Rachel McAdams star in the romantic drama “About Time.”

This week’s home video releases include a romantic time-travel film and a drama that scored six Oscar nominations.

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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: ‘Don Jon’

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, left, and Scarlett Johansson in a scene from “Don Jon.” Gordon-Levitt was the primary creative force, writing, directing and starring in the film.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, left, and Scarlett Johansson in a scene from “Don Jon.” Gordon-Levitt was the primary creative force, writing, directing and starring in the film.

It’s another slow week for home video, as only one major theatrical release is moving to the small screen.

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Video Verdict: ‘Insidious: Chapter 2′

Danielle Bisutti gets creepy in the horror movie “Insidious: Chapter 2.”

Danielle Bisutti gets creepy in the horror movie “Insidious: Chapter 2.”

Many movie studios decided to take a break for Christmas week, as only one major theatrical release is making it’s way to home video.

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Video Verdict: ‘Despicable Me 2,’ ‘Fast & Furious 6′

Despicable Me 2 - HorizontalTwo big-budget sequels anchor this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘Red 2,’ ‘Jobs,’ ‘Getaway’

From left to right, Mary-Louise Parker, Bruce Willis and John Malkovich star in the action-comedy “RED 2.”

From left to right, Mary-Louise Parker, Bruce Willis and John Malkovich star in the action-comedy “RED 2.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by a biopic about one of the most innovative businessmen of our time and a sequel to the action film “RED.”

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Video Verdict: ‘We’re the Millers,’ ‘The World’s End,’ ’2 Guns,’ ‘Planes’

Jennifer Aniston, left, and Jason Sudeikis star in the comedy “We’re the Millers.”

Jennifer Aniston, left, and Jason Sudeikis star in the comedy “We’re the Millers.”

This week’s home video releases cover a lot of territory, and they range from an animated Disney film to an R-rated comedy.

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