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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,’ ‘The Maze Runner,’ ‘Magic in the Moonlight’ and ‘This is Where I Leave You’

Left to right, Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo and Donatello fight the forces of evil in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”  Photo courtesy of Paramount

Left to right, Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo and Donatello fight the forces of evil in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”

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A Woody Allen comedy, a star-studded film about family dysfunction and two science-fiction titles lead this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Croods,’ ‘This Is the End,’ ‘The Frozen Ground’

The comedy “This is the End” features a star-studded cast including, from left to right, James Franco, Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel.

The comedy “This is the End” features a star-studded cast including, from left to right, James Franco, Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel.

This week’s major home video releases include an apocalyptic comedy, a thriller starring Nicolas Cage and John Cusack and an animated film about cavemen.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Impossible,’ ‘Promised Land,’ ‘Gangster Squad,’ ‘A Haunted House’

Tom Holland, left, and Naomi Watts star in the disaster drama “The Impossible.”

Tom Holland, left, and Naomi Watts star in the disaster drama “The Impossible.”

After several slow weeks, the home video field is crowded once again. This week’s hefty slate of new releases includes a star-studded crime film, a lightweight horror spoof and a disaster movie that landed actress Naomi Watts her second Oscar nomination.

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Video Verdict: ‘Amazing Spider-Man,’ ‘Arthur Christmas,’ ‘Your Sister’s Sister’

Andrew Garfield plays the title character in “The Amazing Spider-Man.”

A holiday movie and a new take on the comic book hero Spider-Man lead this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Help,’ ‘The Debt,’ ‘The Hangover Part II,’ ‘Cowboys & Aliens’

From left to right, Skeeter Phelan (Emma Stone), Minnie Jackson (Octavia Spencer) and Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) share a moment in “The Help.”

This week’s major home video releases include an oddball science-fiction adventure, a sequel to one of the biggest comedy hits of all time and a drama that may wind up in the Oscar race.

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Video Verdict: ‘Water for Elephants,’ ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love,’ ‘Cars 2’

Robert Pattinson, left, and Reese Witherspoon star in the romantic drama “Water for Elephants.”

This week’s home video releases include an offbeat comedy featuring Steve Carell, the latest animated film from Pixar and a drama starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson.

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Video Verdict: ‘Salt,’ ‘Easy A,’ ‘Devil,’ ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’

Angelina Jolie plays a mysterious secret agent in the action-thriller “Salt.”

This week’s home video releases cover a lot of ground, ranging from a mainstream horror film to an action-adventure featuring Angelina Jolie.

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