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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: ‘Life of Pi,’ ‘Rise of the Guardians,’ ‘Hitchcock’

Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) and a fierce Bengal tiger named Richard Parker are forced to share a lifeboat in director Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi.”

Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) and a fierce Bengal tiger named Richard Parker are forced to share a lifeboat in director Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi.”

This is an excellent week for home video, as the new releases include a top-notch animated movie, a solid biopic about director Alfred Hitchcock and a drama that won four Academy Awards.

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