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Video Verdict: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Nebraska,’ ‘Thor: The Dark World,’ ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’

Tom Hiddleston, left, plays Loki and Chris Hemsworth plays Thor in the Marvel Comics adventure “Thor: The Dark World.”

Tom Hiddleston, left, plays Loki and Chris Hemsworth plays Thor in the Marvel Comics adventure “Thor: The Dark World.”

It’s a fantastic week for home video with several good movies – including two nominated for multiple Academy Awards – moving to the small screen.

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Video Verdict: ‘Thor,’ ‘Star Wars’ the Complete Saga on Blu-ray

Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in Director Kenneth Branagh’s superhero drama, “Thor.”

Only one big-budget theatrical release is making its way to home video this week, most likely because the Blu-ray debut of “Star Wars” is grabbing most of the media attention.

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Video Verdict: ‘Justin Bieber,’ ‘No Strings Attached,’ ‘Blue Valentine,’ ‘The Illusionist’

Natalie Portman, left, and Ashton Kutcher see if it’s possible to have attachment-free sex in the romantic comedy “No Strings Attached.”

This week’s home video releases include an Academy Award-nominated animated film, a dark drama starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, a sexy romantic comedy featuring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher and a biopic focused on one of today’s hottest young music stars.

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Video Verdict: ‘Black Swan,’ ‘Tangled,’ ‘Fair Game,’ ‘Made in Dagenham’

Natalie Portman embraces her dark side in the mind-bending thriller “Black Swan.” Portman was awarded a best actress Academy Award for her work in the film.

This week brings an excellent crop of home video releases, including an outstanding animated film from Disney and an eerie drama that helped Natalie Portman win a best actress Academy Award.

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Video Verdict: ‘Twilight: New Moon,’ ‘Blind Side,’ ‘The Fantastic Mr. Fox,’ ‘Brothers,’ ‘Men Who Stare at Goats,’ ‘The African Queen’

Kristen Stewart, right, and Robert Pattinson do a lot of sulking in the vampire drama “The Twilight Saga: New Moon.”

This week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases include a Humphrey Bogart/Katharine Hepburn classic, a best picture candidate in the 2009 Oscar race and a pop culture phenomenon that had tweens flocking to theaters just a few months ago.

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