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Video Verdict: ‘Rio 2’ and ‘Under the Skin’

Blu, Jewel and their children soar through the air with Rafael, Nico and Pedro in a scene from “Rio 2.”

Blu, Jewel and their children soar through the air with Rafael, Nico and Pedro in a scene from “Rio 2.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by a sequel to the 2011 animated hit “Rio.”

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Video Verdict: ‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ ‘Les Miserables,’ ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘This is 40’

Jessica Chastain landed a best actress Oscar nomination for her portrayal of a U.S. intelligence operative in “Zero Dark Thirty.”

Jessica Chastain landed a best actress Oscar nomination for her portrayal of a U.S. intelligence operative in “Zero Dark Thirty.”

This week’s home video releases include several key players from the most-recent Academy Awards race.

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Video Verdict: ‘Dark Knight Rises,’ ‘Hope Springs,’ ‘Odd Life of Timothy Green,’ ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’

Dark Knight Rises

Bane (Tom Hardy), left, faces off against Batman (Christian Bale) in director Christopher Nolan’s ending to the “Dark Knight” franchise.

The finale to director Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” franchise anchors this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ’30 Minutes or Less,’ ‘Our Idiot Brother,’ ‘The Smurfs,’ ‘One Day’

Jesse Eisenberg, left, and Aziz Ansari play regular guys who are forced to commit a bank robbery in the offbeat comedy “30 Minutes or Less.”

This week’s major home video releases include an Anne Hathaway romance, a big-screen take on the Smurfs and two offbeat comedies.

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Video Verdict: ‘Rio,’ ‘Soul Surfer’

 

This week’s home video crop is led by two family friendly offerings. One is an inspirational, live-action movie based on a true story. The other is a big-budget, animated feature bolstered by a star-studded voice cast.

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Video Verdict: ‘127 Hours,’ ‘Love & Other Drugs,’ ‘Burlesque,’ ‘Faster’



James Franco finds himself in a tight spot in “127 Hours,” a drama based on the real-life experiences of adventurer Aron Ralston.

This week’s major home video releases span several genres and include everything from a campy musical starring Cher and Christina Aguilera to an Oscar-nominated drama starring James Franco.

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Video Verdict: New DVDs for March 10

Josh Brolin, left, plays Dan White and Sean Penn plays Harvey Milk in the drama "Milk."

Josh Brolin, left, plays Dan White and Sean Penn plays Harvey Milk in the drama "Milk."

It’s an exceptionally busy week on the home video front, with film lovers gaining access to a 2008 best picture nominee, a crude-but-funny Hollywood comedy, a Jason Statham action flick and a handful of notable indies.

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