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Video Verdict: ‘American Hustle,’ ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,’ ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

Christian Bale;Jeremy Renner;Bradley Cooper

From left to right, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence star in “American Hustle.”

Three Academy Award-nominated features lead this week’s crop of home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘Brave,’ ‘Savages,’ ‘The Watch’

The main character in “Brave” is Merida, a feisty Scottish princess who favors archery over the traditional duties of a royal lady.

This week’s new home video releases include a gritty crime drama from director Oliver Stone, an uneven comedy featuring Ben Stiller and a terrific animated movie from the geniuses at Pixar.

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Video Verdict: New DVDs for May 5

 

Brad Pitt, left, and Cate Blanchett star in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."

Brad Pitt, left, and Cate Blanchett star in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."

This week’s DVD crop features notable stars appearing in dramas that range from a big-budget blockbuster to a tiny independent. 

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