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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘Dolphin Tale 2,’ ‘When the Game Stands Tall’ and ‘Calvary’

From left to right, Zoe Saldana plays Gamora, Bradley Cooper plays Rocket, Chris Pratt plays Peter Quill, Vin Diesel plays Groot and Dave Bautista plays Drax in “Guardians of the Galaxy.”   Photo courtesy of Disney

From left to right, Zoe Saldana plays Gamora, Bradley Cooper plays Rocket, Chris Pratt plays Peter Quill, Vin Diesel plays Groot and Dave Bautista plays Drax in “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
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This week’s home video releases include two satisfying family films, a dark, religious drama and the top-grossing theatrical title of 2014.

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Video Verdict: ‘American Hustle,’ ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,’ ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

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From left to right, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence star in “American Hustle.”

Three Academy Award-nominated features lead this week’s crop of home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Hangover Part III,’ ‘The Purge,’ ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ ‘After Earth’

Will Smith, left, and his son, Jaden Smith, star in the science-fiction adventure “After Earth.”

Will Smith, left, and his son, Jaden Smith, star in the science-fiction adventure “After Earth.”

It’s a busy week for home video with new releases ranging from an intimate Shakespeare adaptation to a new “Hangover” sequel.

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Video Verdict: ‘Oblivion,’ ‘Mud,’ ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’

Tom Cruise stars as Jack Harper in the science-fiction adventure “Oblivion.”

Tom Cruise stars as Jack Harper in the science-fiction adventure “Oblivion.”

It’s an excellent week for home video, with three outstanding movies, including a big-budget science-fiction epic, making their way to the small screen.

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Video Verdict: ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ ‘The Guilt Trip,’ ‘Broken City’

Jennifer Lawrence, left, and Bradley Cooper star in the Oscar-nominated film “Silver Linings Playbook.”

Jennifer Lawrence, left, and Bradley Cooper star in the Oscar-nominated film “Silver Linings Playbook.”

A thriller featuring Mark Wahlberg, and a relationship drama that received eight Oscar nominations anchor this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘Frankenweenie,’ ‘Dredd,’ ‘House at the End of the Street,’ ‘Game Change,’ ‘Hit & Run’

In director Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie,” young Victor Frankenstein brings his dead dog back to life.

In director Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie,” young Victor Frankenstein brings his dead dog back to life.

This week’s home video releases include films for a variety of tastes. Leading the way are an R-rated action film starring Karl Urban, a horror flick featuring Jennifer Lawrence, a political drama with Julianne Moore and an animated movie by Tim Burton.

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Video Verdict: ‘Arbitrage,’ ‘Premium Rush,’ ‘The Words,’ ‘Resident Evil: Retribution’

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Susan Sarandon, left, and Richard Gere star in the thriller “Arbitrage.”

An excellent thriller starring Richard Gere and an action film centered on New York City bike messengers lead this week’s crop of home video releases.

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