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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: ‘Invictus,’ ‘The Messenger,’ ‘Valentine’s Day,’ ‘The Spy Next Door’

Channing Tatum, left, and Amanda Seyfried share a tender moment in the romantic drama “Dear John.”

This week’s home video releases include a new Jackie Chan comedy plus two smart dramas that were nominated for top honors at the most recent Academy Awards ceremony.

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