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DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (2014)

Director: Matt Reeves

Starring: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, and Gary Oldman

Plot: Survivors of a cataclysmic plague battle Caesar and his clan of super smart apes for control of the greater San Francisco area. 687 more words

DVD

Recurring Characteristics in Dystopian Universes

Gray skied, desperate worlds have filled movie screens and literature more and more over the past few years. At this point when I think about these dystopian, bordering on apocalyptic, settings, I have a pretty distinct idea of what they look like. 609 more words

Science Fiction

Book Review – Planet of the Apes

Rob Richardson reviews the original French novel, La Planete des Singes, that went on to inspire an entire generation. 813 more words

Reviews

Top Five (2014)

You have to marvel at Top Five, the third and best feature directed by Chris Rock, because it occupies what good ol’ Dave Matthews might call The Space Between (right now you’re saying… 808 more words

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Whose line is it anyway?

Slice 110 of 365

Nope not the show, although I do love to watch it.

Was a long, frustratingly, tiring day so I’m just going to so some movie trivia. 242 more words

Betelgeuse and Bellatrix: Orion's Shoulders

Orion is a large, striking constellation, with many bright stars. I have already written about Rigel, its brightest star. Of its other bright stars, Betelgeuse is 12th brightest in the sky, while Bellatrix is down there at 27th. 546 more words

Astronomy

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes | B+

2014 | Matt Reeves

Franchise re-sequel Rise of the Planet of the Apes was a celebration of success in rebooting an almost-fifty year-old franchise. Competently written, dramatically engaging and fitting the tone of evolutionary success, its emotional resonance added surprising depth to what could otherwise have been another cash-in full of Hollywood bombast.  413 more words

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