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Predicting the Oscar winners: Best Actor

Who’s going to win Best Actor at Sunday’s Oscar ceremony? Forrest offers his best guess in the latest installment of “Forrest on Film.”

 

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Video Verdict: ‘The Monuments Men,’ ‘Pompeii,’ ‘Vampire Academy,’ ‘About Last Night,’ ‘3 Days to Kill’

George Clooney;Matt Damon;Bill Murray;Bob Balaban;John GoodmanA number of high-profile theatrical releases are moving to the small-screen this week, and they range from a supernatural romance to a military drama.

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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: ‘World War Z,’ ‘The Bling Ring,’ ‘Behind the Candelabra’

WORLD WAR ZThis week’s major home video releases include a Sophia Coppola drama, a much-lauded biopic and a big-budget zombie film.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Impossible,’ ‘Promised Land,’ ‘Gangster Squad,’ ‘A Haunted House’

Tom Holland, left, and Naomi Watts star in the disaster drama “The Impossible.”

Tom Holland, left, and Naomi Watts star in the disaster drama “The Impossible.”

After several slow weeks, the home video field is crowded once again. This week’s hefty slate of new releases includes a star-studded crime film, a lightweight horror spoof and a disaster movie that landed actress Naomi Watts her second Oscar nomination.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Bourne Legacy,’ ‘Ted,’ ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’

Jeremy Renner plays secret agent Aaron Cross in “The Bourne Legacy.”

Jeremy Renner plays secret agent Aaron Cross in “The Bourne Legacy.”

This week’s home video releases range from a quirky, R-rated comedy to a continuation of the “Bourne” espionage franchise.

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Video Verdict: ‘War Horse,’ ‘We Bought a Zoo’

Albert (Jeremy Irvine) and his horse Joey form a remarkable bond in “War Horse.” The drama, by director Steven Spielberg, earned six Academy Awards nominations, including one for best picture.

This week’s home video releases include a terrific family film starring Matt Damon, and a Steven Spielberg drama that earned six Oscar nominations.

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