Sunday, January 22 2012
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.
Tuesday, January 17 2012
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.
Wednesday, August 3 2011
Speculations abound about the forthcoming release of Rise of The Planet of the Apes on August 5. Clingan postulates a narrative connection between Rise and Post 9/11 American-Arab relations.
Wednesday, May 4 2011
August brings us a clash between horror and sci-fi as vampires, demons, and super-intelligent apes battle the Grim Reaper and a beefy Barbarian for your last few popcorn coins.
Sunday, August 10 2014
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?
Tuesday, August 23 2011
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.
Monday, January 2 2012
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.
Friday, August 5 2011
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.
Monday, August 29 2011
Five Good and Five Bad Examples of the Annual Box Office Money Grab.
Thursday, August 4 2011
A wonder of late summer popcorn season speculation, Rise of the Planet of the Apes is the kind of throwback that fans of science fiction love.
Monday, August 22 2011
LOS ANGELES — At the premiere of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" last month, a clutch of impassioned animal activists gathered on Hollywood Boulevard.
Monday, August 8 2011
If performing apes had a union, a picture of Andy Serkis would be pinned to the office dartboard. The 47-year-old British actor has stolen two
Friday, August 5 2011
DETROIT — Some performers stick to a plain diet of predictable choices. James Franco approaches life as a feast of opportunities. The 33-year-old actor has appeared