Amidst religious and political divisions in our society, ‘Dawn of Apes’ (DOA) gives a deepful, and rather poignant, insight into the struggle for peace and cohesion. With the analogy of Apes, Matt Reeve’s examines two groups (the apes and humans) and creates a web of parallelism, which equates an Ape to an human and vice versa. It’s deep stuff, which is propelled along with a heavy emotional core that’s complimented beautifully with stunning visuals. DOA is such a compelling film because it’s direction is rare, it has the CGI and bombastic end fight, but this is all secondary to a deep character [...]
Planet of the Apes?
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a sequel to 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes staring James Franco (Spider-Man Trilogy and Oz). On the other hand, this franchise has been going for since 1968 when Charlton Heston (Ben-Hur) was an astronaut who wound up on an alien planet where apes ruled the world, only to discover that this planet was in fact Earth.
The Rise – Spoiler Alert
James Franco was a scientist trying to create a cure to Alzheimer’s – a degenerative illness of the brain. In it he and others experimented the drug primarily on apes, and it was working wonderfully. In it [...]