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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) Review

When the 2011 reboot Rise of the Planet of the Apes did surprisingly well, it was obvious that it was going to get a sequel. And 3 years later, Matt Reeves takes over as director for… 421 more words


Grauman's Chinese Theater of Cruelty

Sid Grauman immortalizes the already-immortal Gene Tierney.

Like Gary Oldman, I’ve been reading Neal Gabler’s excellent An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood… 396 more words


Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: substitute dawn with yawn

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has a lot to live up to. It’s an entry in a beloved sci-fi franchise as well as the sequel to a highly successful reboot. 340 more words


Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Watched: July 19, 2014

Rating: 4 stars

What I liked best: That they sold me on the apes as being human-like.

What I liked least… 70 more words


Nobody Cares

At the start of this summer’s movie season if you had told me that every single blockbuster was going to be a mega-bust I would have told you you were crazy and maybe even suggested your parents were total strangers when you were conceived. 497 more words

Transformers: Age Of Extinction

Further Proof of The British Invasion: American Commercials

Fifteen years ago US television viewers were introduced to this little Cockney reptile…

The campaign must have been fairly successful because the Geico Gecko still pops up in the insurance company’s commercials from time to time. 697 more words

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