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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘The Equalizer’ and ‘Tusk’

From left, Justin Long and Michael Parks star in the Kevin Smith horror film “Tusk.” Photo courtesy of Lionsgate

From left, Justin Long and Michael Parks star in the Kevin Smith horror film “Tusk.”

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A new film from writer-director Kevin Smith and a revenge adventure starring Denzel Washington anchor this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: Reviews of ’22 Jump Street,’ ‘If I Stay,’ ‘And So It Goes’ and ‘Into the Storm’

Jonah Hill, left, and Channing Tatum play undercover police officers in "22 Jump Street."  Photo courtesy of Sony

Jonah Hill, left, and Channing Tatum play undercover police officers in “22 Jump Street.”
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A lot of titles are moving to home video this week with a high-profile sequel leading the way.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Butler,’ ‘Fruitvale Station,’ ‘Enough Said,’ ‘The Spectacular Now,’ ‘Riddick,’ ‘Carrie,’ ‘You’re Next’

Robin Williams, left, plays President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Forest Whitaker plays Cecil Gaines in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.”

Robin Williams, left, plays President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Forest Whitaker plays Cecil Gaines in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.”

This week, movie studios opened the home video floodgates, rolling out more than a half dozen noteworthy titles, including several films that are likely to land Academy Award nominations.

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Video Verdict: ‘Prisoners,’ ‘Elysium,’ ‘Kick-Ass 2,’ ‘The Lone Ranger,’ ‘One Direction: This Is Us’

Jake Gyllenhaal, left, and Hugh Jackman star in the thriller “Prisoners.”

Jake Gyllenhaal, left, and Hugh Jackman star in the thriller “Prisoners.”

Home video releases typically slow during Christmas and New Year’s week, but the days leading up to the holidays are jam-packed. That means we have a host of newcomers this week, and they range from a new take on the Lone Ranger to a dark drama centered on child abduction.

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Video Verdict: ‘Dark Shadows,’ ‘People Like Us’

Johnny Depp plays the vampire Barnabus Collins in director Tim Burton’s cinematic take on the classic television show “Dark Shadows.”

The latest collaboration between actor Johnny Depp and director Tim Burton leads this week’s crop of home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘Hugo,’ ‘Johnny English Reborn’

Asa Butterfield, left, plays Hugo Cabret and Chloe Grace Moretz plays Isabelle in the Martin Scorsese drama, “Hugo.” The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, including best picture, best adapted screenplay and best director.

Only a couple major theatrical releases are making their way to video this week, but one is a must-see.

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Video Verdict: ‘Let Me In,’ ‘Conviction,’ ‘Never Let Me Go’

Chloe Grace Moretz plays a complicated character in the horror thriller “Let Me In.”

This week’s home video releases include three R-rated dramas that delve into the darker side of life. Included is a science-fiction fantasy starring three of today’s hottest young actors, a crime drama featuring Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell and a vampire film that’s considerably bleaker than “The Twilight Saga.”

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