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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Neighbors’ and ‘The Rover’

Zac Efron, left, Seth Rogen, middle, and Rose Byrne star in “Neighbors”  Photo courtesy of Universal Studios

Zac Efron, left, Seth Rogen, middle, and Rose Byrne star in “Neighbors”

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This week’s major home video releases include an apocalyptic drama from the director of “Animal Kingdom” and a broad comedy featuring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Croods,’ ‘This Is the End,’ ‘The Frozen Ground’

The comedy “This is the End” features a star-studded cast including, from left to right, James Franco, Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel.

The comedy “This is the End” features a star-studded cast including, from left to right, James Franco, Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel.

This week’s major home video releases include an apocalyptic comedy, a thriller starring Nicolas Cage and John Cusack and an animated film about cavemen.

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Video Verdict: ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ ‘The Guilt Trip,’ ‘Broken City’

Jennifer Lawrence, left, and Bradley Cooper star in the Oscar-nominated film “Silver Linings Playbook.”

Jennifer Lawrence, left, and Bradley Cooper star in the Oscar-nominated film “Silver Linings Playbook.”

A thriller featuring Mark Wahlberg, and a relationship drama that received eight Oscar nominations anchor this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ’50/50,’ ‘Real Steel,’ ‘Paranormal Activity 3’

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (left) and Seth Rogen star in the dramedy “50/50.”

This week’s major home video releases include a third addition to the “Paranormal Activity” franchise, a family film about boxing robots and a terrific dramedy featuring Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

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Video Verdict: ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes,’ ‘Fright Night,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’

John Lithgow, left, embraces Caesar the chimp in “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” Caesar is computer animated, but Andy Serkis – working with motion capture technology – provided the basis for the performance.

There’s not much originality on the home video front this week, as the most noteworthy releases are a sequel, a remake and a reboot.

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Video Verdict: ‘Paul,’ ‘Mars Needs Moms,’ ‘Jumping the Broom’

Gribble, left, introduces Milo to life on the Red Planet in “Mars Needs Moms.” The animated film is based on a picture book by author/illustrator Berkeley Breathed.

Two science fiction films, one that’s family friendly and one that’s meant for adults only, anchor this week’s home video releases.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Green Hornet,’ ‘From Prada to Nada’

Jay Chou, left, and Seth Rogen run away from danger in the action-comedy “The Green Hornet.”

This week’s home video releases include an update of the beloved Jane Austen novel “Sense and Sensibility” and the latest cinematic take on the Green Hornet.

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