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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Gone Girl’ and ‘Love Is Strange’

Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) becomes the chief suspect when his wife goes missing in the David Fincher thriller “Gone Girl.”  Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) becomes the chief suspect when his wife goes missing in the David Fincher thriller “Gone Girl.”

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A pair of R-rated dramas anchor this week’s major home video releases.

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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: ‘Ides of March,’ ‘Abduction’

Ryan Gosling plays an idealistic campaign strategist in the political drama “The Ides of March.”

This week’s home video releases include a thriller designed to turn Taylor Lautner into an action star and a powerful political drama from actor-director George Clooney.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Lincoln Lawyer,’ ‘Rango,’ ‘Insidious,’ ‘Arthur’

Matthew McConaughey, left, plays attorney Mick Haller and Ryan Phillippe plays one of his troublesome clients in “The Lincoln Lawyer.”

It’s an outstanding week on home video, as a number of memorable theatrical releases are transitioning to the small screen. These include an animated movie with the voice talents of Johnny Depp and Isla Fisher, a broad comedy featuring Russell Brand and a thriller starring Matthew McConaughey.

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Video Verdict: New DVDs for April 21

Mickey Rourke was nominated for a best actor Oscar for his starring role in "The Wrestler."

Mickey Rourke was nominated for a best actor Oscar for his starring role in "The Wrestler."

This week’s DVD releases include two films nominated for multiple Oscars, plus a biopic about the late rapper Notorious B.I.G.

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