Three special effects-laden films hit the home entertainment shelves this week. The first is the prequel 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes,' with its motion-capture CGI primates; next there's 'Fright Night,' a remake of a cult classic that ups the ante with state-of-the art scares; and finally 'Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame,' Hark Tsui's quirky and action-filled martial arts mystery that uses Sammo Hung's choreography and special effects to mesmerize viewers. Read on.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
PG-132011
Based on 39 critics

A substance designed to help the brain repair itself gives rise to a superintelligent chimp. Read More

Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
PG-132011
Based on 23 critics

China's future empress releases an imprisoned detective to solve the fiery deaths of two courtiers. Read More

Fright Night
R2011
Based on 30 critics

A teenager (Anton Yelchin) discovers that his new neighbor (Colin Farrell) is a vampire. Read More

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