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Andy Serkis

Good Reason to Root for the Monkeys: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dan Persons | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

What did I think of the film? Oh, I loved it. No, let me clarify that: I LOVED IT. But it's not really as simple as that.

The Best of Summer 2014: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

Uloop | Posted 07.16.2014 | College
Uloop

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is an incredible thriller like no other. It's much smaller in scale than its predecessor, but that only allows for it to tell a more intimate story. The political and family drama is intensely engaging and the action-packed climax is the most fun half hour you'll spend at the movies this summer.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Is Extraordinary!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.14.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Poignant drama, sophisticated inventive story-telling, compelling sympathetic performances, breathtaking action sequences...this is the end-all of post-apocalyptic stories.

ReThink Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes -- Can't We All Just Get Along?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I was thrilled to watch Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the latest chapter of a true rarity -- a big-budget summer franchise imbued not only with cutting-edge visual effects, but with a tremendous amount of soul and thought. But unfortunately, there were so many missed opportunities in Dawn that I left feeling disappointed.

Lily Karlin

Andy Serkis Won't Play Yoda In 'Star Wars' & Other Fun Facts

HuffingtonPost.com | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment

Andy Serkis' acting resume may make him a bonafide movie star, but that doesn't mean you would recognize him on the street. That's because the 50-year...

Is 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Worth Your Money?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment

Matt Reeves' "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the latest 2014 blockbuster the critical community has embraced with both hands. "Dawn" has a 94-perc...

Christopher Rosen

This Version Of 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Almost Didn't Exist

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment

Steven Spielberg doesn't have any movies coming out this summer, but he's still well represented at local theaters. Back in May, Gareth Edwards approp...

Gollum Talking With Caesar Is The One Crossover To Rule Them All

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.26.2014 | Comedy

This is the one crossover to rule them all. Actor Andy Serkis is the master of motion capture acting, bringing characters to life like no one else ...

Watch The Full Trailer For 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.08.2014 | Entertainment

"Apes together strong." That's one message put forth by Caesar (Andy Serkis) in the full trailer for Fox's "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a sequel ...

'Star Wars' Cast Officially Announced!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment

After more than a year of speculation, the cast for "Star Wars: Episode VII" has finally come into focus. Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher...

Watch: First Look At The Ape Army In 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment

The new TV spot for "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" gives us a small glimpse at the sentient ape army, sporting spears in their sanctuary, and riding...

First Trailer For 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Is Here

Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

Set 10 years after the events of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," Fox's "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" puts humanity on the brink of extinction. Wi...

Your Next Dystopian Obsession? Samantha Shannon's The Bone Season

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.19.2013 | Books
Holly Cara Price

She's 22 and a recent graduate of Oxford University and her debut novel is the flagship of a seven-book series quickly snapped up by the august publis...

ReThink Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey -- More Frames, More of the Same

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.16.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

After seeing An Unexpected Journey in the 48-frames-per-second format Jackson is convinced is the future of cinema, my enthusiasm for more Hobbit adventures is at an all-time low.

Get Ready For Hobbit Week

Posted 12.02.2012 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert is taking his fandom of "Lord of the Rings" to new heights: He's devoting the entire next week of "The Colbert Report" to the upcoming...

Amazing Video Shows Actor Playing An Ape Without Computer Graphic Help

Posted 03.18.2012 | Entertainment

As the next step in its push to net "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" star Andy Serkis an Oscar nomination for his motion capture-aided work as lead ap...

PHOTO: 'The Hobbit' Reveals Gorgeous New Star Still

Posted 03.16.2012 | Entertainment

Bilbo Baggins is all in. Warner Bros. has released a new photo still from "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," the wildly anticipated first prequel...

Movie review: The Adventures of Tintin

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Herge's Tintin comics have been huge in France since they were first published in 1929, but have never quite translated to American popularity. In the...

FIRST LOOK: 'The Hobbit' First Trailer Revealed!

Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment

Nearly ten years to the day that the first "The Lord of the Rings" film hit theaters, the first trailer for its prequel, "The Hobbit," has been reveal...

Andy Serkis Conquers The Sea

Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment

This summer, Andy Serkis leaped from tree to tree as a genius ape. Now, he's conquering the high seas as a drunken Scottish boat captain. Not a bad ye...

Jordan Zakarin

Could A Monkey Win An Oscar?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 01.28.2012 | Entertainment

Could a monkey win an Oscar? Save your sarcastic remarks about the state of Hollywood -- this is a very pressing question. The monkey at hand, of c...

"Great Snakes!" The Adventures of Tintin Premières at AFI Fest

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 01.14.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Hollywood went Euro last week, in celebration of The Adventures of Tintin, the long-awaited motion-picture adaptation of the classic adventure comic series by late Belgian artist Hergé.

What's Wrong With Rotten Tomatoes?

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.12.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Rise of the Planet of the Apes sailed into the weekend with 80-plus percent positive rating from Rotten Tomatoes, while The Change-Up could only manage a positive rating in the low 20s.

Looking For A Virtual Ape? Get Andy Serkis

AP | By DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 10.02.2011 | Home

SAN DIEGO -- When the filmmakers behind "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" settled on virtual simians rather than people in monkey suits for their lower...

This Actor Is King Of The Apes

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 09.21.2011 | Celebrity

SAN DIEGO — Andy Serkis left no doubt in the minds of Comic-Con fans that he's the king of the apes. With footage from "Rise of the Planet of t...