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Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 03/16/2012

New and popular DVDs: ‘The Descendants,’ ‘Happy Feet Two’


This week’s new DVD releases includes Alexander Payne’s critically-acclaimed Oscar winner “The Descendants,” starring George Clooney and Shailene Woodley. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films/Merie Wallace)
After Washingtonians spent the past week watching Adam Sandler play twins, they might be in the mood for something a little more complex. To the rescue: This weekend’s new releases on DVD and Blu-ray include Oscar winner “The Descendants,” bittersweet documentary “The Swell Season” and “My Week With Marilyn.”

Out this week

The Adventures of Tintin

The Descendants

Happy Feet Two

Melancholia

My Week With Marilyn

The Swell Season

The Three Musketeers

Young Adult

What Washington is watching

1. Jack and Jill

2. Footloose

3. Hugo

4. In Time

5. Puss in Boots

(Source: Redbox, for the week ended March 11)

Something to look forward to

These DVDs will be released on Tuesday:

Carnage

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Hop

The Muppets

The Sitter

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

By  |  09:25 AM ET, 03/16/2012

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