New on DVD and Blu-ray

Before Midnight; The Stranger; Mad Men: Season 6

Before Midnight

(Sony, $31)

Before Midnight ranks as “the most honest and moving film about love in years,” said Entertainment Weekly. The third film in director Richard Linklater’s trilogy about the arc of a relationship, it stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy as a married couple on the brink of a major decision.

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The Stranger

(Kino Lorber, $35)

This new Blu-ray gives “a nifty spit and polish” to an Orson Welles–directed thriller that has long been available “only in dingy public domain copies,” said the Bergen County, N.J., Record. Edward G. Robinson plays a U.N. agent hunting Welles, a Nazi war criminal hiding in Connecticut.

Mad Men: Season 6

(Lionsgate, $50)

The “supremely selfish” Don Draper who held center stage in the sixth season of this great series was a bit hard to watch, said Slate.com. But a glimmer of his better self eventually reappeared, offering hope that the Mad Men of the late-1960s won’t be all gloom.

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