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Video Verdict: ‘The Host,’ ‘Admission,’ ‘The Gatekeepers’

In “Admission,” Tina Fey plays a Princeton University employee with the power to decide who does and does not get accepted to the top-notch school.

In “Admission,” Tina Fey plays a Princeton University employee with the power to decide who does and does not get accepted to the top-notch school.

This week’s home video releases include a romantic comedy starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd, an Oscar-nominated documentary and a science-fiction film about alien invaders.

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Video Verdict: ‘The House I Live In’

Director Eugene Jarecki’s documentary “The House I Live In” focuses on the War on Drugs, an ongoing effort that has resulted in about 45 million arrests.

Director Eugene Jarecki’s documentary “The House I Live In” focuses on the War on Drugs, an ongoing effort that has resulted in about 45 million arrests.

Because of the holiday, no major theatrical releases migrated home video during the week of July 4. However, an exemplary documentary about the U.S. War on Drugs filled the void.

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Video Verdict: ‘Taking of Pelham 1 2 3,’ ‘I Love You, Beth Cooper,’ ‘Aliens in the Attic,’ ‘Food, Inc.’

I LOVE YOU, BETH COOPER

Left to right, Denis (Paul Rust), Treece (Lauren Storm), Beth Cooper (Hayden Panettiere), Rich (Jack T. Carpenter) and Cammy (Lauren London) share a wild evening in “I Love You, Beth Cooper.”

This week’s DVD releases range from a Denzel Washington thriller to a documentary film that may forever change the way you think about food.

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