While we at TGD were very skeptical about Rise of the Planet of the Apes, but it proved a worthy reboot of the series to many fans, especially with Andy Serkis’s remarkable motion capture performance as Caesar. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes may not be out in theaters until July 11, but the third Apes movie has already gotten the greenlight, and Matt Reeves will return as director.
Difficult as it is to believe, Jurassic Park hit its 20th anniversary this year, and by most accounts, it’s held up very well. When it came out in the summer of 1993, Jurassic Park was the blockbuster to beat.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes was one of the best films of 2011, and certainly the most memorable.
Even though we haven’t had a Jurassic Park movie in ten years, it’s remarkable how much nostalgia for the first film remains.
The reimagined Planet of the Apes franchise is in need a new director.
Rise director Rupert Wyatt, who was previously been confirmed to direct a trilogy of Apes films, has left the second film in its development phase.
20th Century Fox has confirmed that the sequel to Rise of the Planet of The Apes is poised to kick off production.
Fox and Warner Brothers tried, they really did, but neither Rise of the Planet of the Apes, nor Harry Potter got Oscar nominations beyond the usual stuff, the technical awards.
As we've reported previously on TG, there's been a lot of Oscar buzz about Andy Serkis's motion capture performance in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, practically since the film first came out.
Macabre director Tim Burton surprised everyone in 2001 when he made a less than stellar film.
As Oscar season approaches, Warner Brothers has been pushing for a big Harry Potter win
There has been a lot of Oscar talk about Andy Serkis's performance in Rise of the Planet of the Apes from day one, but once the audience saw his performance, they were definitely sold.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes grossed $453 million worldwide and was very well received across the board by critics, including this one - as I still call it the best film of the year so far.
I've already voiced my skepticism about the new Planet of the Apes revival, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, but apparently the apes have silenced the doubters.
Is it too early to declare 'film of the year'?
Rise of the Planet of the Apes is only possible because of some really great effects technology.
The new Apes trailer is nearly 3-minutes long and full of juicy spoilers.
Today, Fox released a trailer and some concept art for the New Planet of the Apes franchise remake, Rise of the Planet of the Apes.