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Video Verdict: ‘Don Jon’

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, left, and Scarlett Johansson in a scene from “Don Jon.” Gordon-Levitt was the primary creative force, writing, directing and starring in the film.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, left, and Scarlett Johansson in a scene from “Don Jon.” Gordon-Levitt was the primary creative force, writing, directing and starring in the film.

It’s another slow week for home video, as only one major theatrical release is moving to the small screen.

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Video Verdict: ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Killing Them Softly,’ ‘Parental Guidance,’ ‘The Collection’

Daniel Day-Lewis won a best actor Oscar for his portrayal of the title character in director Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln.”

Daniel Day-Lewis won a best actor Oscar for his portrayal of the title character in director Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by a terrific historical drama that was nominated for 12 Oscars, including best picture.

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Video Verdict: ‘Looper’

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays the younger version of assassin Joe Simmons in the time-travel thriller “Looper.”

Movie fans can ring in the New Year with an excellent time-travel thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis as two versions of the same character.

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Video Verdict: ‘Arbitrage,’ ‘Premium Rush,’ ‘The Words,’ ‘Resident Evil: Retribution’

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Susan Sarandon, left, and Richard Gere star in the thriller “Arbitrage.”

An excellent thriller starring Richard Gere and an action film centered on New York City bike messengers lead this week’s crop of home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘Dark Knight Rises,’ ‘Hope Springs,’ ‘Odd Life of Timothy Green,’ ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’

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Bane (Tom Hardy), left, faces off against Batman (Christian Bale) in director Christopher Nolan’s ending to the “Dark Knight” franchise.

The finale to director Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” franchise anchors this week’s home video releases.

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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: ‘Inception,’ ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,’ ‘Shrek Forever After’

This week’s major home video releases are all over the map genre-wise, but the best of the batch is a special effects thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

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