New on DVD

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” – the updated tale of how apes surpass man as the dominant species – has plenty of big battle sequences. But it also gives equal time to personal issues like respect, loyalty and family.

‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’

An Indian family launches a restaurant across the street from a popular French restaurant. Helen Mirren stars.


The Spanish-language movie (it comes with English subtitles) provides a context of why Mario Moreno belongs among the names of the great film comedians.

Fresno Bee