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DVDs: Nov. 4, 2011

Reviews of the latest movies to hit stores, including, ”Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows–Part 2,” ”Water for Elephants,” and more

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Scrooged (1988, PG-13)
Bill Murray This dizzy riff on A Christmas Carol, with Murray as a nasty TV exec, makes its Blu-ray debut. B+

Water for Elephants (2011, PG-13)
Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon A spark-free romance under the big top. (Also on iTunes) C+

Pearl Jam Twenty (2011, Not Rated)
Eddie Vedder Director Cameron Crowe’s loving doc about the iconic Seattle band. (Also on iTunes) B

To Live and Die in L.A. (1985, R)
William Petersen, Willem Dafoe A flashy neo-noir about a cop obsessed with a counterfeiter. (Available on Netflix instant viewing) B+

Coming Soon
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—Part 2 (2011, PG-13)
Daniel Radcliffe J.K. Rowling’s boy-wizard saga comes to a satisfying close. What now? A- 11/11

The Change-Up (2011, R)
Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds A lame entry in the overworked body-switch comedy genre. Thanks, but no thanks. C 11/8