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Video Verdict: ‘Jack the Giant Slayer,’ ‘Quartet,’ ’21 & Over’

This week’s home video releases include a raucous teen comedy, Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut and a fantasy project based on a classic fairy tale.

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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: ‘The Three Stooges,’ ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,’ ‘Lockout’

From left to right, LeVar Burton, Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn and Denise Crosby star in “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” The first season of the much-loved science-fiction series makes its Blu-ray debut this week.

A film recalling one of the best-known comedy teams in history anchors this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘Haywire,’ ‘Joyful Noise,’ ‘New Year’s Eve’

Gina Carano gets physical in “Haywire,” an action-oriented thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh.

After several slow weeks, the home video scene is picking up steam. New releases include an action film by director Steven Soderbergh, a musical comedy starring Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton, and a star-studded offering from director Garry Marshall

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Video Verdict: ‘Tron: Legacy,’ ‘Voyage of the Dawn Treader,’ ‘Life Unexpected,’ ‘I Love You Phillip Morris’

Olivia Wilde, left, talks to Garrett Hedlund in a scene from the sci-fi adventure “Tron: Legacy.”

This week’s major home video releases are anchored by two high-profile fantasy movies. One is the latest installment of the “Narnia” franchise. The other is a long-awaited Disney sequel.

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Video Verdict: ‘Kick-Ass,’ ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid,’ ‘Ghost Writer,’ ‘A Prophet’

Aaron Johnson, left, and Chloe Grace Moretz try out their super-duds in a scene from “Kick-Ass.”

This week’s home video releases include two gritty dramas, a cute children’s film and an R-rated superhero adventure.  Continue reading

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Video Verdict: ‘Twilight: New Moon,’ ‘Blind Side,’ ‘The Fantastic Mr. Fox,’ ‘Brothers,’ ‘Men Who Stare at Goats,’ ‘The African Queen’

Kristen Stewart, right, and Robert Pattinson do a lot of sulking in the vampire drama “The Twilight Saga: New Moon.”

This week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases include a Humphrey Bogart/Katharine Hepburn classic, a best picture candidate in the 2009 Oscar race and a pop culture phenomenon that had tweens flocking to theaters just a few months ago.

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