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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ and ‘Foxcatcher’

Jennifer Lawrence again plays Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1.”  Photo courtesy of Lionsgate

Jennifer Lawrence again plays Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1.”

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This week’s home video releases are anchored by last year’s top-grossing feature film.

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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ ‘The Lego Movie’ and ‘Joe’

From left to right, Paul Schlase, Tony Revolori, Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes star in “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”

From left to right, Paul Schlase, Tony Revolori, Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes star in “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”

It is a solid week for home video with new offerings ranging from a lightweight animated movie to the latest from visionary writer-director Wes Anderson.

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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: ‘Snow White and the Huntsman,’ ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’

Kristen Stewart plays the title character in the fantasy film “Snow White and the Huntsman.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by an ensemble comedy about the joys of parenthood and an update of the beloved Snow White fairy tale.

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Video Verdict: ‘Man on a Ledge,’ ‘Gone,’ ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’

Sam Worthington pushes himself to the limit in “Man on a Ledge.”

Two thrillers from Summit Entertainment anchor this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ’30 Minutes or Less,’ ‘Our Idiot Brother,’ ‘The Smurfs,’ ‘One Day’

Jesse Eisenberg, left, and Aziz Ansari play regular guys who are forced to commit a bank robbery in the offbeat comedy “30 Minutes or Less.”

This week’s major home video releases include an Anne Hathaway romance, a big-screen take on the Smurfs and two offbeat comedies.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Next Three Days,’ ‘Jackass 3,’ ‘Morning Glory,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ season one

Elizabeth Banks, left, plays Lara Brennan, and Russell Crowe plays her husband, John, in “The Next Three Days.”

This week’s major home video releases range from the first season of an outstanding horror television series to a new thriller by the writer-director of “Crash.”

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