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Video Verdict: ‘Brave,’ ‘Savages,’ ‘The Watch’

The main character in “Brave” is Merida, a feisty Scottish princess who favors archery over the traditional duties of a royal lady.

This week’s new home video releases include a gritty crime drama from director Oliver Stone, an uneven comedy featuring Ben Stiller and a terrific animated movie from the geniuses at Pixar.

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Video Verdict: ‘Secretariat,’ ‘RED,’ ‘Nowhere Boy,’ ‘The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest’

Diane Lane and John Malkovich cheer on their horse in “Secretariat.”

This week’s home video releases include a couple enjoyable indie films and two mainstream efforts featuring the great John Malkovich.

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Video Verdict: ‘Kick-Ass,’ ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid,’ ‘Ghost Writer,’ ‘A Prophet’

Aaron Johnson, left, and Chloe Grace Moretz try out their super-duds in a scene from “Kick-Ass.”

This week’s home video releases include two gritty dramas, a cute children’s film and an R-rated superhero adventure.  Continue reading

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