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This week's top DVD releases deal with strange new worlds.

July 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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Halle Berry, left, as Meronym, and Tom Hanks as Zachry in the epic drama 2/3"Cloud Atlas". The movie weaves plot lines of several characters over the course of 500 years. The disparate characters are all played by the same actors.

May 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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"Cloud Atlas" (R, 172 minutes, Warner): At its simplest, "Cloud Atlas" tells the interlocking stories of several characters over a 500-year span. How these disparate players intersect becomes the labyrinthine game, in which each story line gets its own distinctive look and tone. Those visual…

May 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln at the theater: Sally Field plays Mary Todd Lincoln and Daniel Day-Lewis portrays Abraham Lincoln in "Lincoln," now out on DVD. Day-Lewis won an Oscar for best actor for his performance.

March 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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"Lincoln" (PG-13, 149 minutes, DreamWorks/ Disney): A peculiar, powerful alchemy takes hold in Steven Spielberg's masterful portrait of the 16th U.S. president. Through that strange mix of realism, artifice, intimacy and scope that cinema uniquely possesses, viewers find themselves transport…

March 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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Director Alfred Hitchcock (Anthony Hopkins) goes for the right, terrifying touch. The film "Hitchcock" is set during the making of the classic thriller "Psycho."

March 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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"Hitchcock" (PG-13, 98 minutes, Fox): For all his creepy tendencies, Alfred Hitchcock is portrayed mostly sympathetically in "Hitchcock," in which Anthony Hopkins plays the corpulent British auteur with a combination of hauteur and playfulness. The insouciant tone is set right off the bat, w…

March 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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From left, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively and Aaron Johnson star in "Savages," a story about Southern California marijuana dealers who find themselves in conflict with a Mexican drug cartel. The film is directed by Oliver Stone.

November 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
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"Savages" (R, 130 minutes, Universal): A candy-colored black valentine to titillation, garish brutality and groovy post-fin-de-siecle excess, this ode to cinema's most exploitative pleasures finds Oliver Stone chronicling America's dark side at its most sun-kissed. As protagonist O (Blake Li…

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