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Review: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Threatens Extinction, While Holding Out a Sliver of Hope

Foiling low-bar expectations, War for the Planet of the Apes takes advantage of its built-in name recognition to create a gloomy, tense atmosphere in which nothing is guaranteed and anything is possible. Strangely enough, the film reminds me of director...

Have Your Say: What Would Be Your CLOVERFIELD Story?

Last week saw the arrival of Dan Trachtenberg's 10 Cloverfield Lane, which was rumored to be a sort-of sequel to Matt Reeves' 2008 found footage 'kaiju' film Cloverfield (said kaiju is looking right at you in the pic above). In...

10 CLOVERFIELD LANE Trailer Arrives Unexpectedly: "Something's Coming"

What is it? A sequel? A spin-off? 10 Cloverfield Lane has some relationship to Matt Reeves' 2008 found-footage monster movie Cloverfield, but the first trailer doesn't come right out and say what it is, which ties in with the film's marketing...

Apes, Robots And Not Men In Suits Part Of Oscar's Short List For Best VFX

Visual effects play a large part in a lot of films that we have loved and hated this year. From Andy Serkis' mo-cap ape in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes to the clutter, clank and do-you-have-any-friggin-idea-what-is-going-on robots in...

Destroy All Monsters: Darkness Before The DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Spoilers! There's the going theory that depressives are more clear-headed in a crisis, because we spend so much time mentally rehearsing the worst-case scenarios. When such scenarios ultimately arise, all the prep work has been done. If so, this summer's...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES and LIFE ITSELF

This week we look at the latest from the Apes franchise, as well as the lovely tribute to Roger Ebert, Life Itself.Video embedded below...

Review: DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Doesn't Monkey Around

There will be plenty of hyperbole flung about in celebration of this film with the joy and abandon of an ape playfully lobbing his poop at an appreciative audience.Yet like the scatological simian show at your local zoo, there may...

Go Ape For New DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Trailer

Rupert Wyatt's Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes was one of the best surprises of 2011, and proved successful enough that Fox immediately green-lit a sequel, directed by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield, Let Me In). Set some years after the...

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES: The War Has Already Begun In Newest Trailer

The word gravitas gets thrown around a lot. But holy heck if it does not apply here. The newest trailer for Matt Reeves' Dawn of the Planet of the Apes drips with it! You can also begin to piece together the...

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES: Watch The Epic First Teaser

Simian chaos is coming and it looks epic. The first teaser for the upcoming Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes has just arrived and while the first in this series reboot already stood as one of the finest re-launches...

Caesar Leads The First Set Of Posters For DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Twentieth Century Fox has unleashed the first set of character posters for Matt Reeves' Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and, trust me, you will not want to mess with these apes. Caesar looks more than ready to fight...

Gary Oldman To Fight Those Damn, Dirty Apes In DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Bigger. Hairier. Apier. Matt Reeves is bringing the apes back to the big screen in Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes and his cast just got a high profile boost - not that it particularly needs it - with...

Jason Clarke Snared As (Possibly Human) Lead In Next APES Movie

The seventh installment of the Planet of the Apes franchise has snared an Australian in its casting net. Jason Clarke, born and raised in Australia, will star in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which takes place 15 years...