Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
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We talked about details on his particular approach to illuminating the apes' dawn, where he sees the series going next, and how he's tried to tie in with the larger Apes legacy.
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What did I think of the film? Oh, I loved it. No, let me clarify that: I LOVED IT. But it's not really as simple as that.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is an incredible thriller like no other. It's much smaller in scale than its predecessor, but that only allows for it to tell a more intimate story. The political and family drama is intensely engaging and the action-packed climax is the most fun half hour you'll spend at the movies this summer.
This week on the MovieFilm Podcast we have not one, but two interviews with the filmmakers of the number one movie in the country, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
I was thrilled to watch Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the latest chapter of a true rarity -- a big-budget summer franchise imbued not only with cutting-edge visual effects, but with a tremendous amount of soul and thought. But unfortunately, there were so many missed opportunities in Dawn that I left feeling disappointed.
Two of summer's most hyped movies, "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" and "Boyhood," open this weekend, and now they exist
The premise for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is that neither species is perfect but maybe, though not probably, there is common ground. Endowing apes with human qualities, frailties and emotions is still an amazing spectacle 46 years after the original film.
Keri Russell was super stylish at a special screening of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" in New York Tuesday, July 8. The