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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Non-Stop,’ ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ and ‘True Detective’

In “Non-Stop,” Liam Neeson plays an air marshal faced with a terrifying threat to the safety of his aircraft and passengers.

In “Non-Stop,” Liam Neeson plays an air marshal faced with a terrifying threat to the safety of his aircraft and passengers.

Two lightweight-but-nonetheless-enjoyable thrillers anchor this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘Philomena,’ ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,’ ‘The Nut Job,’ ‘Ride Along’

Judi Dench, left, and Steve Coogan star in “Philomena.”

Judi Dench, left, and Steve Coogan star in “Philomena.”

This week’s home video releases include comedies starring Ben Stiller and Ice Cube, as well as an excellent drama featuring Dame Judi Dench.

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Video Verdict: ‘Taken 2,’ ‘To Rome With Love,’ ‘The Possession’

Liam Neeson reprises the role of former CIA agent Bryan Mills in the action thriller “Taken 2.”

Liam Neeson reprises the role of former CIA agent Bryan Mills in the action thriller “Taken 2.”

This week’s home video releases include a new Woody Allen dramedy, a horror film starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and a sequel to the hit movie “Taken.”

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Video Verdict: ‘Battleship,’ ‘The Lucky One,’ ‘Once Upon a Time,’ ‘Think Like a Man,’ ‘The Pirates! Band of Misfits’

Taylor Schilling, left, and Zac Efron star in “The Lucky One,” a romantic drama based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks.

It’s a busy week on home video, with new releases ranging from a full-bore science-fiction spectacle to an intimate relationship drama.

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Video Verdict: ‘Albert Nobbs,’ ‘The Grey,’ ‘One for the Money,’ ‘Chronicle,’ ‘The Devil Inside,’ ‘Rampart’

Mia Wasikowska, left, as Helen and Glenn Close as the title character in “Albert Nobbs.” Close was nominated for a best actress Oscar for her work in the film.

This week’s home video releases include a low-key thriller starring Katherine Heigl, an intense survival film featuring Liam Neeson and a drama that landed Glenn Close and Janet McTeer in this year’s Oscar race.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Adjustment Bureau,’ ‘Unknown,’ ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules,’ ‘The Eagle,’ ‘Cedar Rapids’

Liam Neeson, rear, and January Jones star in the thriller “Unknown.”

A lot of noteworthy films are making their way to home video this week, including a new action movie from Liam Neeson, a family film based on the works of writer Jeff Kinney, and a supernatural drama starring Matt Damon.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Town,’ ‘Despicable Me,’ ‘The A-Team,’ ‘Legend of the Guardians,’ ‘Nanny McPhee Returns’

Ben Affleck, left, and Jeremy Renner play bank robbers in the action thriller “The Town.” Affleck also co-wrote and directed the film.

It’s a banner week for home video, with a half dozen major theatrical releases making their way into stores. Included are two animated films, a live-action family movie and a thriller directed by and starring Ben Affleck.

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