Would it be safe to call Rise of the Planet of the Apes the biggest surprise of the summer movie season? Here’s a prequel/reboot that nobody really seemed to be clamoring for, and now it’s received rave reviews and overperformed at the box office.
Film critics from press outlets all over have been very kind to Rise of the Planet of the Apes since its premiere. We thought you might be interested in a few excerpts from their reviews.
Apes will rise on August 5th as Rise of the Planet of the Apes opens wide in US theaters. You, dear readers, can now experience what a few Dread Central staffers are calling "Magnificent" and "The best Planet of the Apes film since the original".
In this final part of our Rise of the Planet of the Apes video interview series, we are focusing solely on Andy Serkis and the behind-the-scenes CGI magic that brings these creatures to life.
In Part 3 of our Rise of the Planet of the Apes video interview series, we are now focusing on the two human leads, James Franco (127 Hours, Pineapple Express) and Freida Pinto (Immortals, Slumdog Millionaire).
Three more fairly big names have been linked to Rupert Wyatt's next entry into the Planet of the Apes franchise titled Planet of the Apes: Rise of the Apes, and hopefully they'll help the already announced participants erase the bad taste left in our mouths from Tim Burton's fiasco.