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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Boyhood’ and ‘Get On Up’

Ellar Coltrane stars in the Richard Linklater film “Boyhood.”  Photo courtesy of Paramount

Ellar Coltrane stars in the Richard Linklater film “Boyhood.”

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This week’s home video releases are anchored by a much-hyped project from writer-director Richard Linklater.

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Video Verdict: ‘Red 2,’ ‘Jobs,’ ‘Getaway’

From left to right, Mary-Louise Parker, Bruce Willis and John Malkovich star in the action-comedy “RED 2.”

From left to right, Mary-Louise Parker, Bruce Willis and John Malkovich star in the action-comedy “RED 2.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by a biopic about one of the most innovative businessmen of our time and a sequel to the action film “RED.”

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Video Verdict: ‘The Conjuring,’ ‘The Internship,’ ‘Before Midnight’

In “The Internship,” Owen Wilson, left, and Vince Vaughn play middle-aged guys gunning for a job at Google.

In “The Internship,” Owen Wilson, left, and Vince Vaughn play middle-aged guys gunning for a job at Google.

Three solid films – each distinctly different from the next – make this a particularly good week for home video.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Hangover Part III,’ ‘The Purge,’ ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ ‘After Earth’

Will Smith, left, and his son, Jaden Smith, star in the science-fiction adventure “After Earth.”

Will Smith, left, and his son, Jaden Smith, star in the science-fiction adventure “After Earth.”

It’s a busy week for home video with new releases ranging from an intimate Shakespeare adaptation to a new “Hangover” sequel.

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Video Verdict: ‘Argo,’ ‘Sinister,’ ‘Fun Size,’ ‘Top Gun 3D’

Ben Affleck, who directed “Argo,” also stars in the film as real-life CIA specialist Tony Mendez.

Ben Affleck, who directed “Argo,” also stars in the film as real-life CIA specialist Tony Mendez.

This week’s home video releases include a 3D update of a classic adventure film and a drama that’s at the heart of this year’s Oscar race.

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Video Verdict: ‘Daybreakers,’ ‘Legion,’ ‘Edge of Darkness’

Ethan Hawke, left, and Willem Dafoe star in the vampire drama “Daybreakers.”

This week’s new video releases include a police drama starring Mel Gibson and two thrillers steeped in the supernatural.

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