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The 40 Best Films of 2011
22 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM
2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.
The Best Male Film Performances of 2011
17 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM
In another strong year, crime and punishment take on heart and heroism for the right to be called 2011's best male film acting work.
Alzheimer's and Other Troubles with Memory in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'
23 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM
Rise of the Planet of the Apes blends past, present and future, bringing 1968 into 2011 into 3978. But apes cannot conquer Earth without conquering memory, first.
Not With a Bang or a Whimper, But With the Roar of the Jungle: 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'
2 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM
If there is a message here, its not about changing our behavior. Or about giving money to the humane society or even PETA. Its about evolution's decision to end us.
'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Replays the Human Story
5 Aug 2011 // 12:05 AM
The movie is most compelling when it thinks about the ape and the human's likeness (and so critiques racism and speciesism), when Cesar and Will face each other or respond to one another.