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Predicting the Oscars: Best Actress

Who’s going to win Best Actress at the 2016 Academy Awards? Forrest makes his prediction in a new installment of “Forrest on Film.”

 

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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ ‘The Lego Movie’ and ‘Joe’

From left to right, Paul Schlase, Tony Revolori, Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes star in “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”

From left to right, Paul Schlase, Tony Revolori, Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes star in “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”

It is a solid week for home video with new offerings ranging from a lightweight animated movie to the latest from visionary writer-director Wes Anderson.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Host,’ ‘Admission,’ ‘The Gatekeepers’

In “Admission,” Tina Fey plays a Princeton University employee with the power to decide who does and does not get accepted to the top-notch school.

In “Admission,” Tina Fey plays a Princeton University employee with the power to decide who does and does not get accepted to the top-notch school.

This week’s home video releases include a romantic comedy starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd, an Oscar-nominated documentary and a science-fiction film about alien invaders.

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Video Verdict: ‘X-Men: First Class,’ ‘Hanna,’ ‘Everything Must Go’

Saoirse Ronan plays the title character in director Joe Wright’s “Hanna.”

It’s an outstanding week for home video, as all three major releases rank among the best films of 2011.

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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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