Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview: July 2014 | 1 Jul 2014 // 8:14 PM

We take another trip to a certain simian world, we have another experience with an annual government authorized night of lawlessness, and we get our second sighting of a mythic Greek muscleman.


Origin of the Species: 'Planet of the Apes' from Laughing Stock to Box Office Gold | 10 Aug 2014 // 8:30 PM

After the best-selling novel La Planète des Singes and the hit film Planet of the Apes, the series found itself in hairy times. How did the saga regain its glory?


It's the Humans That Go Ape in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' | 11 Jul 2014 // 3:30 AM

Matt Reeves’ sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a tight, bleak, and dramatically lopsided tragedy wrapped inside a pummeling summer crowd-pleaser.


The 'Dawn' of Something Amazing | 14 Jul 2014 // 6:02 AM

As with much art, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes signposts situations we'd otherwise ignore or try to avoid, provides insights, and provokes questions. This film, like all great art, is alive, vital, and transcendent.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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