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Video Verdict: ‘Oz the Great and Powerful,’ ‘Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,’ ‘Snitch’

Michelle Williams, far left, plays Glinda and James Franco (by her side) plays the title character in “Oz the Great and Powerful.”

Michelle Williams, far left, plays Glinda and James Franco (by her side) plays the title character in “Oz the Great and Powerful.”

This week’s home video releases range from a high-octane action film starring Dwayne Johnson to a modern-day prequel to the “Wizard of Oz.”

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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: ‘Drive,’ ‘The Thing,’ ‘The Big Year,’ ‘In Time,’ ‘Dream House’

Carey Mulligan, left, and Ryan Gosling star in the thriller “Drive.”

This week’s major home video releases include the prequel to a classic horror film, a science-fiction drama starring Justin Timberlake and a gritty thriller featuring Ryan Gosling.

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Video Verdict: ‘Avatar,’ ‘Lovely Bones,’ ‘Crazy Heart,’ ‘The Young Victoria’

Writer-director James Cameron’s science-fiction film “Avatar” is the highest-grossing movie of all time, and his blue-skinned Na’vi protagonists are one of the reasons behind its success.

Each of the four major films coming out on home video this week was in competition at the 82nd Academy Awards, and all but one of them – “The Lovely Bones” – left the ceremony with at least one Oscar.

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