Dawn of the Planet of the Apes   5/21/15
by Iroquois
They fill out a fairly standard violence-versus-nonviolence dichotomy, with Caesar trying to keep peace not just out of respect for humans but also to keep the apes alive and well, while Koba is embittered by years of torturous experimentation and wants to kill or imprison the humans before they can...

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes   12/13/14
by The Rodent
When a small group of Men appear on the borders of the Apes home and kill one of the Apes, Caesar and the others are shocked and confused even more so though, the Humans are taken aback by how intelligent and organised the Apes are, and the fact they can also talk

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes   9/17/14
by JayDee
Even up against the superlative visual effects, what is arguably the most impressive aspect of Dawn is just how much depth they are able to give the character of the apes and how distinctive they are able to make them from each other; after a while you forget that you are watching apes as opposed to...

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes   7/26/14
by Daniel M
After Rise of the Planet of the Apes, a film that despite its flaws focussed steadily on the interactions between humans and apes, and slowly built up to an action set piece finale, I feared that the follow up may have sacrificed certain elements that made it work and opt for a two hour action fille...

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes   7/21/14
by DanMiddleton
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes continues the story from its predecessor 10 years later, with Caesar and the apes creating a new home just outside San Francisco, home to the remaining human survivors of a deadly man-made virus who try to regain some form of power by using the old dam, which is sittin...

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes   7/15/14
by mrtylerdurden
It's good to see both human and ape sides of the story, although I wish there was more development on the humans, especially Gary Oldman's character.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes   7/11/14
by TheUsualSuspect
The films one clich hiccup is that it uses a one-dimensional character that has been written a thousand times before in these films to initiate the tension.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes   7/09/14
by PeterVincent
Andy Serkis gets rightful top billing and is essentially the protagonist of the movie for the first half hour until Jason Clarke comes in, and even then the ape story takes priority over the human story.

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