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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: ‘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: ‘A Christmas Carol,’ ‘The Lottery Ticket,’ ‘The Kids Are All Right’

The Ghost of Christmas Present, left, haunts Ebenezer Scrooge in director Robert Zemeckis’ animated adaptation of “A Christmas Carol.”

A number of high profile titles are making their way to home video this week. Included is an urban comedy starring Bow Wow and Brandon T. Jackson, an indie drama with Julianne Moore and Annette Bening and a holiday classic from Walt Disney Studios.

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Video Verdict: New DVDs for April 7

Meryl Streep portrays Sister Aloysius and Philip Seymour Hoffman plays Father Flynn in the Oscar-nominated drama "Doubt."

Meryl Streep portrays Sister Aloysius and Philip Seymour Hoffman plays Father Flynn in "Doubt."

This week’s DVD releases include new outings from Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler, but it’s a haunting, Oscar-nominated drama that is the true must-see.

 

 

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