Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes comes out today, and if you like action movies that are performed exclusively by monkeys, you’re gonna love this. If you were hoping for genuine, heartwarming inter-species moments, you’ll have to look very closely for them in between the indiscriminate carnage and gratuitous violence. Sorry. More
Topic: planet of the apes
I went to the movies a few days ago. This is not an unusual thing for me to do– I dig movies, and I dig writing about them– but I’m not about to write about the movie I saw. I’m going to write about a trailer I saw instead. It was a very bad trailer, but probably not for the reasons you’re thinking. The trailer was for Rise of the Planet of the Apes, for which we’ve been seeing trailers for a while now; but this one was one I hadn’t seen before, and to be honest, I still kind of wish I hadn’t seen it. Check out the trailer in question below:
With seemingly no preamble, China’s television censors released a statement last month discouraging the broadcast of any TV program dealing with time travel. It’s not an actual ban per se, but they list plenty of reasons why such shows are not savory: They “lack positive thoughts and meaning,” but the true damage is that they “casually make up myths, have monstrous and weird plots, use absurd tactics, and even promote feudalism, superstition, fatalism, and reincarnation.” More
James Franco has been cast as the lead in the Planet of the Apes prequel, Rise of the Apes. Finally, a role that will utilize his theatrical depth. (Variety) Even with short hair, it’s impossible for Robert Pattinson to look … More
Actor Charlton Heston passed away at home yesterday with his wife at his side. I guess those damn dirty apes finally got their way.