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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Gone Girl’ and ‘Love Is Strange’

Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) becomes the chief suspect when his wife goes missing in the David Fincher thriller “Gone Girl.”  Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) becomes the chief suspect when his wife goes missing in the David Fincher thriller “Gone Girl.”

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A pair of R-rated dramas anchor this week’s major home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,’ ‘The Muppets,’ ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,’ ‘The Sitter,’ ‘Hop’

Rooney Mara plays the title character in “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” a thriller based on Stieg Larsson’s best-selling novel. Mara’s work in the film earned her an Academy Award nomination for best picture.

Three films that had starring roles in the recent Academy Awards ceremony lead this week’s crop of home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Social Network,’ ‘Alpha and Omega,’ ‘Piranha’

Jesse Eisenberg, left, and Joseph Mazzello enjoy some screen time in “The Social Network.” The film, directed by David Fincher, is one of the best reviewed of the year.

This week’s home video releases include a computer-animated kids’ flick, a horror movie with a fishy twist and an award-winning drama that ranked among the best theatrical releases of 2010.

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