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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘The Judge,’ ‘Fury,’ ‘The Book of Life’ and ‘Before I Go to Sleep’

From left to right, Shia LaBeouf, Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman (rear), Michael Peña and Jon Bernthal star in the war drama “Fury”   Photo courtesy of Sony

From left to right, Shia LaBeouf, Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman (rear), Michael Peña and Jon Bernthal star in the war drama “Fury”Photo courtesy of Sony

There is a strong slate of home video releases this week, and it is anchored by a movie that helped actor Robert Duvall earn his seventh Academy Award nomination.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Conjuring,’ ‘The Internship,’ ‘Before Midnight’

In “The Internship,” Owen Wilson, left, and Vince Vaughn play middle-aged guys gunning for a job at Google.

In “The Internship,” Owen Wilson, left, and Vince Vaughn play middle-aged guys gunning for a job at Google.

Three solid films – each distinctly different from the next – make this a particularly good week for home video.

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Video Verdict: ‘Source Code,’ ‘Dylan Dog: Dead of Night’

Michelle Monaghan and Jake Gyllenhaal share an explosive moment in the science-fiction thriller “Source Code.”

With summer in full swing, studios have slowed their home video output a bit, but we still have a couple noteworthy titles this week. The best is a Jake Gyllenhaal science-fiction thriller that had a reasonably good theatrical run back in April.

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Video Verdict: ‘Up in the Air,’ ‘Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire,’ ‘Capitalism,’ ‘Planet 51,’ ‘Old Dogs’

Gabourey Sidibi plays Claireece Precious Jones in the Oscar-nominated movie “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire.”

Many titles are hitting home video this week, including two films that competed for multiple Oscars during Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony.

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