DVDs: May 3, 2013 | EW.com

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DVDs: May 3, 2013

What movies to own, rent, and stream this week

Not Fade Away (2012, R) John Magaro, James Gandolfini, Jack Huston It’s back to the Garden State for The Sopranos auteur David Chase, who directed this autobiographical coming-of-age tale of teenage rock & roll rebellion in the ’60s. B

Silver Linings Playbook (2012, R) Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro Dysfunction — both familial and mental — rules in the mood-swinging dramedy about two misfits who find each other. (Lawrence, meanwhile, found an Academy Award for her performance.) A

Broken City (2013, R) Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones A throwback thriller that presents New York as a sleazy den of corruption ruled by Crowe’s heartless, string-pulling mayor. B-

The Details (2012, R) Laura Linney, Elizabeth Banks, Tobey Maguire The placid, plastic surface of suburbia is once again a canvas for bitter satire in this black comedy about adultery, murder, and a serious raccoon problem. B

Strictly Ballroom (1993, PG) Paul Mercurio, Tara Morice Baz Luhrmann’s debut about dancing Down Under is as spangly and effervescent as any of his later work. B-

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Mama (2013, PG-13) Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau A couple care for their orphaned nieces, who are haunted by a freaky ghost. B 5/7

Jack Reacher (2012, PG-13) Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike This confounding adaptation of Lee Child’s popular novels is choked with visual clichés and dreadfully moldy dialogue. C+ 5/7

Most grades are from EW’s reviews of the original theatrical release