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New on DVD: 'Captain Fantastic' certainly is; 'Idol' shines

New on DVD: 'Captain Fantastic' certainly is; 'Idol' shines

A tale of a very different family and the fame a young man finds through singing are subjects of new DVD releases.

"Captain Fantastic"; 4 stars: The film relies more on brain than brawn to tell the story of a family living way off the grid. Under the guidance of director Matt Ross, the story offers alternative opinions, smart arguments and real conversations about the health and development of children when they don't have to deal with the distractions of the world.

This is everything that comic book-inspired movies aren't. Instead of trying to visually overpower the viewer with crashes, explosions and huge fight scenes, "Captain Fantastic" is a deep...