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

Dark Knight Rises

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: ‘Contagion,’ ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark,’ ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’

Matt Damon, right, and Anna Jacoby-Heron try to survive a deadly viral outbreak in “Contagion.”

This week’s home video releases range from a lightweight tribute to working mothers to a terrifying thriller about a fictionalized pandemic.

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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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Video Verdict: ‘Nine,’ ‘Leap Year,’ ‘Tooth Fairy’

Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis), a blocked writer-director, agonizes over starting a new film during a musical number in “Nine.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by a romantic comedy starring Amy Adams, a family feature with Dwayne Johnson and a flashy musical from the man who brought us “Chicago.”

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Video Verdict: ‘Harry Potter No. 6,’ ‘Julie & Julia,’ ‘Public Enemies,’ ‘World’s Greatest Dad’

Daniel Radcliffe reprises his role as Harry Potter in the fantasy adventure film "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."

This week’s DVD releases include two of the better films of 2009, and they target completely different audiences.

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