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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Maleficent,’ ‘Hercules’ and ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’

In “Maleficent,” Angelina Jolie offers a fresh take on the “Sleeping Beauty” fairy tale.

In “Maleficent,” Angelina Jolie offers a fresh take on the “Sleeping Beauty” fairy tale.

This week’s major home video releases include an action spectacle starring Dwayne Johnson and a drastically revised version of “Sleeping Beauty.”

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Video Verdict: ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes,’ ‘Fright Night,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’

John Lithgow, left, embraces Caesar the chimp in “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” Caesar is computer animated, but Andy Serkis – working with motion capture technology – provided the basis for the performance.

There’s not much originality on the home video front this week, as the most noteworthy releases are a sequel, a remake and a reboot.

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Video Verdict: ‘Salt,’ ‘Easy A,’ ‘Devil,’ ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’

Angelina Jolie plays a mysterious secret agent in the action-thriller “Salt.”

This week’s home video releases cover a lot of ground, ranging from a mainstream horror film to an action-adventure featuring Angelina Jolie.

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