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Video Verdict: New DVDs for April 21

Mickey Rourke was nominated for a best actor Oscar for his starring role in "The Wrestler."

Mickey Rourke was nominated for a best actor Oscar for his starring role in "The Wrestler."

This week’s DVD releases include two films nominated for multiple Oscars, plus a biopic about the late rapper Notorious B.I.G.

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Critics name ‘Frost/Nixon’ best film

The Las Vegas Film Critics Society announced its 2008 awards this week, and director Ron Howard’s “Frost/Nixon” was the runaway winner.

The film, about British journalist David Frost’s post-Watergate interviews with Richard Nixon, nabbed five of the organization’s Sierra Awards, including best picture, best actor for Frank Langella and best director for Howard. “Frost/Nixon” was also given honors for best screenplay and editing, and Langella also received the group’s William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award.

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