Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''Hope Springs,'' ''V/H/S,'' and others

By Chris Nashawaty
December 07, 2012 at 05:00 AM EST

Hope Springs (2012, PG-13)
Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones What happens when you’ve been married so long that you settle into a slump? Well, if you’re Streep and Jones, you spice things up by going to see a couples therapist played by Steve Carell. (Also on iTunes) B+

V/H/S (2012, R)
Joe Swanberg Remember how scary The Ring was? This horror anthology isn’t as good as that movie, but give it points for trying to raise a few goose bumps with the help of a handful of creepy videocassettes. (Also on iTunes) B-

Catch Me If You Can (2002, PG-13)
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks Steven Spielberg’s high-class caper about a wunderkind con man who has the time of his life staying one step ahead of the feds makes its Blu-ray debut. B

Purple Noon (1960, PG-13)
Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet Author Patricia Highsmith’s pathological chameleon, Tom Ripley, comes to cold-blooded life in the Criterion edition of René Clément’s French thriller. A-

Doctor Detroit (1983, R)
Dan Aykroyd, Donna Dixon A meek college professor moonlights as a wacked-out pimp in this so-bad-it’s-good comedy. (Available on Netflix instant viewing) B-

Coming Soon
Ted (2012, R)
Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis From Seth MacFarlane: the story of a man and his raunchy stuffed bear. C+ 12/11

The Bourne Legacy (2012, PG-13)
Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz Goodbye Matt Damon, hello Jeremy Renner as the equally haunted and hunted covert agent Aaron Cross in Tony Gilroy’s taut spy spin-off. A- 12/11

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