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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: ‘Her,’ ‘That Awkward Moment,’ ‘I, Frankenstein’

Joaquin Phoenix falls in love with his computer operating system in “Her.”

Joaquin Phoenix falls in love with his computer operating system in “Her.”

This week’s home video releases offer a new take on Frankenstein’s monster, a sex comedy featuring several young stars, and an offbeat dramedy about romance and technology.

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Video Verdict: ‘Battleship,’ ‘The Lucky One,’ ‘Once Upon a Time,’ ‘Think Like a Man,’ ‘The Pirates! Band of Misfits’

Taylor Schilling, left, and Zac Efron star in “The Lucky One,” a romantic drama based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks.

It’s a busy week on home video, with new releases ranging from a full-bore science-fiction spectacle to an intimate relationship drama.

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Video Verdict: ‘Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax’

In “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax,” the title character speaks for the trees.

It’s another slow week for home video, with only one major theatrical release making its way to the big screen.

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Video Verdict: ‘Haywire,’ ‘Joyful Noise,’ ‘New Year’s Eve’

Gina Carano gets physical in “Haywire,” an action-oriented thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh.

After several slow weeks, the home video scene is picking up steam. New releases include an action film by director Steven Soderbergh, a musical comedy starring Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton, and a star-studded offering from director Garry Marshall

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Video Verdict: ‘Grown Ups,’ ‘Scott Pilgrim,’ ‘Ramona and Beezus,’ ‘Charlie St. Cloud,’ ‘Love Ranch’

David Spade, rear, and Adam Sandler have some childish fun in “Grown Ups.”

Movie studios are rolling a bunch of theatrical releases onto home video this week. Among other things, we’re getting an adaptation of a classic children’s book, a supernatural romance starring Zac Efron, a dark drama with Helen Mirren and a broad comedy featuring a host of today’s hottest comedians.

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