In this reboot of the Planet of the Apes franchise, Will Rodman, a scientist, is working on a cure for Alzheimer’s by testing on apes. When test subject Caesar suddenly begins to mutate rapidly, the scientist takes him home to remove him from the cruel lab doctors. —Wikipedia
I just had the most amazing conversation with my five-year-old about his movie, about human rights, animal rights, and the evil of cages.
A wholly adequate B-movie with a muscular budget to give a few genuine thrills. The dialogue is leaden, but the plotting is so bare-bones and (enjoyably) simplistic that there's little need for any dialogue whatsoever. Your experience is entirely dependent on your tolerance of plot holes. (Best part of the film: that it officially allows me to knock Burton's "Apes" remake down to zero stars in comparison.)
Godard talks about his next film, Benning mentions one he slipped in between Ruhr and Twenty Cigarettes — and more.
Blockbuster apes and low-budget aliens in a double-bill of subtext-rich science fiction.
Title: Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Language: English, Sign Language
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Amanda… read review
A great reboot / prequel to the legendary film-series. The first thing that needs to be noted is of course the great CGI that makes the world of apes come alive like never seen before and this is what… read review
La planète des singes de Schaffner était à l’époque une énorme réussite. Aujourd’hui encore, le film reste un classique de la science-fiction. Cependant, avec l’évolution scientifique, le film présente… read review