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DVD: “Side Effects,” “Struck By Lightning,” “Yossi,” And More!

Struck By Lightning

($29.95 Blu-ray, $26.95 DVD; New Video Group)

Chris Colfer makes his screenwriting debut and stars in this tale of ambitious high school senior, Carson, who, after being hit by a fatal bolt of lightning in the opening scene, takes us back through the final months of his life. Always a treat, Allison Janney plays Carson’s dysfunctional mom, while Rebel Wilson plays his BFF. Extras include a behind-the-scenes, an interview with Colfer and director Brian Dannelly, outtakes and deleted scenes.

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