War for the Planet of the Apes Evolves Into an Emotional Powerhouse

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Evolves Into an Emotional Powerhouse

By J.R. Kinnard

Perhaps the greatest virtue of director Matt Reeves’ film is that it captures the madness of war without ever glamorizing the abhorrent carnage. 26 Jun 2017 // 9:00 AM

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2'

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"Our foray into the adventure-game-style version of the Borderlands continues.

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