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‘End of Watch,’ ‘Searching for Sugar Man,’ ‘The Paperboy’ | New DVDs

New DVD releases for Tuesday, Jan. 22, include “End of Watch,” “The Paperboy” and “Searching for Sugar Man.”

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The cop drama “End of Watch” hits the streets Tuesday on DVD, along with “The Paperboy” and a whole lot more. Star ratings are by Seattle Times movie reviewers, freelancers or wire services. For full reviews, search the movie title at seattletimes.com. Release dates are subject to change.

4 stars“End of Watch”(R): David Ayer’s film feels fresh and immediate, says movie reviewer Soren Andersen, thanks to the writer/director’s in-your-face, you-are-there approach and the powerful performances of Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña as two LAPD officers on patrol.

4 stars“Pina” (PG): Wim Wenders’ tribute to German choreographer Pina Bausch.

3.5 stars“Imposter” (R): Using home movies, interviews and re-enactments, the documentary tells the improbable but true story of a young man who impersonated the lost child of an American couple.

3.5 stars“Keep the Lights On” (not rated; for mature audiences): Ira Sachs’ autobiographical tale follows the decadelong affair between a documentary filmmaker (Thure Lindhardt) and a literary agent/crack addict (Zachary Booth). In English and Danish, with subtitles.

3.5 stars“Searching for Sugar Man”(PG-13): Malik Bendjelloul structures his documentary both as a mystery and an inspirational tale about recently rediscovered singer-songwriter Rodriguez.

2.5 stars“Tai Chi Zero” (PG-13, subtitled): A young man (Jayden Yuan) heads to a remote village seeking to learn a super-duper form of fighting that the residents are very protective of. Whomp!

2 stars“The Paperboy” (R): Matthew McConaughey, John Cusack, Zac Efron and Nicole Kidman star in this story of murder, lust, sibling rivalry, crime reporting and race relations in 1960s Florida.

2 stars“For a Good Time, Call ...” (R): Ari Graynor and Lauren Anne Miller play unlikely roommates who start a phone-sex line together.

“Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai” (not rated; for mature audiences): Takashi Miike’s tale of good people in desperate times. No star rating provided.

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Lori Taki Uno: luno@seattletimes.com

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