12 May DVD releases: 12 Years a Slave, 47 Ronin, Veronica Mars and more

In this week’s releases: Chiwetel Ejiofor fights to regain his freedom; Keanu Reeves cuts a dash as a samurai; and Kristen Bell is back on the case

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12 Years a Slave (15)
5 stars

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Oscars-approved take on Solomon Northup’s life

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

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47 Ronin (12)
3 stars

Revenge and romance in feudal Japan

Formats: DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray

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Veronica Mars (15)
3 stars

The return of TV’s teen sleuth

Formats: DVD

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Paranormal Activity: the Marked Ones (15)
3 stars

Fifth in the spooky series

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

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Afternoon Delight (18)
3 stars

Stripper Juno Temple gets a job as a nanny

Formats: DVD

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Birth of the Living Dead (15)
3 stars

George A Romero and his zombie legacy

Formats: DVD

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Cupcakes (12)
3 stars

Fill that Eurovision-sized gap in your life

Formats: DVD

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The Canyons (18)
3 stars

Lindsay Lohan in a provocative morality tale

Formats: DVD

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