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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’

Caesar (played in a performance-capture suit by Andy Serkis) is the leader of the ape nation in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”  Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Caesar (played in a performance-capture suit by Andy Serkis) is the leader of the ape nation in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox 

This week’s major home video releases include a sweet drama about the restaurant business and a big-budget, science-fiction sequel.

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Video Verdict: ‘Jack Reacher,’ ‘Mama,’ ‘Safe Haven’

Tom Cruise plays the title character in the thriller “Jack Reacher.” The film is based on the Lee Child novel “One Shot.”

Tom Cruise plays the title character in the thriller “Jack Reacher.” The film is based on the Lee Child novel “One Shot.”

This week’s home video releases cover a lot of territory ranging from action to romance. They also sport several big name stars, the most noteworthy being Jessica Chastain and Tom Cruise.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Three Stooges,’ ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,’ ‘Lockout’

From left to right, LeVar Burton, Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn and Denise Crosby star in “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” The first season of the much-loved science-fiction series makes its Blu-ray debut this week.

A film recalling one of the best-known comedy teams in history anchors this week’s home video releases.

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