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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: ‘Pacific Rim,’ ‘The Heat’

The fighting machines Gipsy Danger, front, and Striker Eureka prepare for combat in the science-fiction adventure “Pacific Rim.”

The fighting machines Gipsy Danger, front, and Striker Eureka prepare for combat in the science-fiction adventure “Pacific Rim.”

This week’s major home video releases include a buddy-cop drama with Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock and a science-fiction spectacle directed by Guillermo del Toro.

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Video Verdict: ‘Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close,’ ‘A Dangerous Method,’ ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked’

Max von Sydow, left, and Thomas Horn in a scene from “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.” Von Sydow’s work on the film earned him an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor.

This week’s video releases are anchored by a drama that earned two Oscar nominations while taking a fictionalized look at the fallout of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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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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Video Verdict: ‘District 9,’ ‘Days of Summer,’ ‘Extract,’ ‘All About Steve’

In “District 9,” Sharlto Copley plays a South African government official who must go on the run after coming into contact with alien DNA that turns him into a hybrid species.

This week’s DVD crop is anchored by two of the better theatrical releases of 2009, including a small-budget science-fiction adventure that packs a big-budget punch

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Video Verdict: ‘The Proposal,’ ‘Drag Me to Hell,’ ‘Land of the Lost’

Ryan Reynolds, left, and Sandra Bullock star in the new romantic comedy "The Proposal."

Ryan Reynolds, left, and Sandra Bullock star in the new romantic comedy "The Proposal."

This week’s DVD releases are anchored by comedies, including one that features Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds as a most unlikely couple.
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