Taylor and two other astronauts come out of deep hibernation to find that their ship has crashed. Escaping with little more than clothes they find that they have landed on a planet where men are pre-lingual and uncivilized while apes have learned speech and technology. Taylor is captured and taken to the city of the apes after damaging his throat so that he is silent and cannot communicate with the apes.
About six months ago, the Planet of the Apes was released in a fabulous box set for both video and DVD. I found out today that both sets are going on moratorium on January 15 until further notice. S...
I kind of liked it kind of not. It feels like that for a trilogy finale (which I think this was intended as), that it could have went for a much bigger ending, since it's suppose to be a Planet of th...
Yep... it's already been confirmed...
Rise and Dawn are to be a trilogy with an as of yet untitled Planet Of The Apes movie.
The third film, is rumoured to be a remake of the original 1968 movie a...
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There's an obvious anti-creationist tract at work here as various ape scholars dismiss the existence of intelligent humans on religious grounds, but it's interesting to see a civil rights allegory at work as the privileged sub-group unapologetically denigrates a supposedly inferior group (that is only inferior because of a long history of social manipulation - but of course, that is inferred by the ending).
But when the film goes all in, debating the very rights of a living creature, as well as their ideologies, viewpoints and beliefs whether religiously or scientifically that is when the film moves to a whole other level of genius and thought provoking filmmaking.
Now this film is DARK...VERY DARK...WELL QUITE DARK.The story is very good and isvery enjoyable.The characters are splendid in this even Nova who never speaks in the film (don`t tell me if she does in the next one...and yes i know what happens in 2).