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We’re at a pivotal moment in the history of Hollywood blockbuster entertainment filmmaking. Everything that used to amaze us 10 years ago has begun to feel stale. A film no longer commands our attention with the mere elements of budget and visual effects — there needs to be a heart, a soul in these films to make a lasting impact, and something much more substantial, to make us think about returning to the cinemas for a second viewing. (reda full review)

Common Sense Media

” The movie is very smart and subtly discusses issues of how fear can lead to problems like slavery and war. But Caesar isn’t exactly a role model, since he chooses to seek revenge (though he does pay a price). Overall the movie is a great combination of exciting and thought provoking, worth enjoying as well as discussing. (read full review)

 Times Of India

It’s almost 50 years since the original ‘Planet of the Apes’ starring Charlton Heston hit the screens back in 1968, and shocked audiences with its grim outlook of a world where apes evolve over humans to become the dominant species. In the current blockbuster scenario dominated by superheroes and intergalactic battles, it’s a challenge for this premise (and rebooted franchise) to remain relevant. However, co-writer and director Matt Reeves knows exactly why the post-apocalyptic tale worked in the late 60s and returns to those narrative roots, keeping its essence firmly grounded. (read full review)

Chris Stuckmann

Stoned Gremlin Productions

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