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Video Verdict: ‘Prisoners,’ ‘Elysium,’ ‘Kick-Ass 2,’ ‘The Lone Ranger,’ ‘One Direction: This Is Us’

Jake Gyllenhaal, left, and Hugh Jackman star in the thriller “Prisoners.”

Jake Gyllenhaal, left, and Hugh Jackman star in the thriller “Prisoners.”

Home video releases typically slow during Christmas and New Year’s week, but the days leading up to the holidays are jam-packed. That means we have a host of newcomers this week, and they range from a new take on the Lone Ranger to a dark drama centered on child abduction.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Wolverine,’ ‘The Smurfs 2,’ ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’

Lily Collins stars in the supernatural romance “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.”

Lily Collins stars in the supernatural romance “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.”

This week’s home video releases feature the return of the Smurfs and a big-budget superhero drama.

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Video Verdict: ‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ ‘Les Miserables,’ ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘This is 40’

Jessica Chastain landed a best actress Oscar nomination for her portrayal of a U.S. intelligence operative in “Zero Dark Thirty.”

Jessica Chastain landed a best actress Oscar nomination for her portrayal of a U.S. intelligence operative in “Zero Dark Thirty.”

This week’s home video releases include several key players from the most-recent Academy Awards race.

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Video Verdict: ’50/50,’ ‘Real Steel,’ ‘Paranormal Activity 3’

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (left) and Seth Rogen star in the dramedy “50/50.”

This week’s major home video releases include a third addition to the “Paranormal Activity” franchise, a family film about boxing robots and a terrific dramedy featuring Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

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Video Verdict: ‘Wolverine,’ ‘Easy Virtue,’ ‘Next Day Air’

Hugh Jackman plays the title character in the latest Marvel Comics superhero adventure "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."

Hugh Jackman plays the title character in the latest Marvel Comics superhero adventure "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."

This week’s DVD releases are anchored by a film adaptation of a Noel Coward comedy and a big-budget superhero flick starring Hugh Jackman.

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Video Verdict: New DVDs for March 3

Piper Perabo, left, and Jamie Lee Curtis with the canine star of "Beverly Hills Chihuahua."

Piper Perabo, left, and Jamie Lee Curtis with the canine star of "Beverly Hills Chihuahua."

This week is relatively light on major video releases, but the quality of the titles more than makes up for the slight number.

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