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Video Verdict: ‘Underworld: Awakening,’ ‘The Vow,’ ‘Chuck: The Complete Fifth and Final Season’

Kate Beckinsale reprises the role of death dealing vampire Selene in “Underworld: Awakening.”

This week’s major home video releases range from a tender romance starring Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams to a bloody vampire drama featuring Kate Beckinsale.

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Video Verdict: ‘Black Swan,’ ‘Tangled,’ ‘Fair Game,’ ‘Made in Dagenham’

Natalie Portman embraces her dark side in the mind-bending thriller “Black Swan.” Portman was awarded a best actress Academy Award for her work in the film.

This week brings an excellent crop of home video releases, including an outstanding animated film from Disney and an eerie drama that helped Natalie Portman win a best actress Academy Award.

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Video Verdict: ‘An Education,’ ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks 2’

Carey Mulligan received a best actress Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of a teen girl who has an affair with an older man in “An Education.” The film also received Oscar nominations for best picture and best adapted screenplay.

This week’s major video releases include an update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes character, a children’s movie featuring singing chipmunks and an Oscar-nominated drama about a teen girl who falls for an older man.

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Video Verdict: ‘Cloudy With Meatballs,’ ‘The Final Destination,’ ‘Chuck’

Instead of raining cats and dogs, it rains hamburgers, pickles and mustard in the animated comedy “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.”

This week’s home video releases include a trite horror film, the second season of an excellent TV dramedy and a charming adaptation of a classic children’s book.

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