There’s plenty of variety on home video this week, with major titles ranging from a documentary about infants to a big-budget superhero sequel.
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This week’s DVD releases are highlighted by a comic book adaptation from writer-director Frank Miller and the post-World War II drama that helped Kate Winslet land her first Oscar.
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Rated R for strong graphic violence, sexuality, nudity and language
“Watchmen” may be a superhero movie, but it’s got more in common with “Sin City” and “V for Vendetta” than the traditional caped crusader flick. That’s because it’s dark, gritty and built around a traditional detective story. It’s also because the movie is based on a graphic novel written by Alan Moore, who also penned “Vendetta.”