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Planet of the Apes

Interstellar: The Gravity of Love

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Lisa Kaas Boyle

In Interstellar, an ambitious, thrilling, emotional though bumpy sci-fi trip through space and time, Christopher Nolan focuses his lens on two powerful forces: gravity and love. The film begins with an extended set up in the-not-so-distant-future to show us that our planet is dying.

'Sex Tape' Fails To Turn On Moviegoers

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated "Sex Tape" failed to turn on moviegoers over a weekend where "Dawn of t...

Time Warping With Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Director Matt Reeves!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We talked about details on his particular approach to illuminating the apes' dawn, where he sees the series going next, and how he's tried to tie in with the larger Apes legacy.

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

Dan Persons | Posted 09.16.2014 | 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 MovieFilm Podcast: All In on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.15.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

This week on the MovieFilm Podcast we have not one, but two interviews with the filmmakers of the number one movie in the country, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Conquers Box Office

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The monkey business is a good business to be in at the box office. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" roared to $73 million on its op...

'Planet Of The Apes'/ 'Boyhood' Mashup Is The Summer's Best Film

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment

Two of summer's most hyped movies, "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" and "Boyhood," open this weekend, and now they exist in perfect harmony in this ma...

Forget Apes, 'Planet Of The Pugs' Is Where It's At

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.11.2014 | Comedy

We wish "Planet of the Apes" were as puggin' cute as this. This video from The Pet Collective is a trailer for the film -- that is, if the apes wer...

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...

Apes with Machine Guns, the Doom of Mankind

Jordan Hart | Posted 09.09.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

Last week something crazy happened. I saw a poster for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes that was so mind-blowing I had to do a double take to make sure I wasn't hallucinating.

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Planet of the Apes (1968)

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For our very first yak track, just in time for Friday's highly-anticipated release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, we've selected the 1968 original that got the whole franchise started: Planet of the Apes, starring Charlton Heston and directed by Franklin Schaffner.

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

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Entertainment

The final trailer for "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" is a terrifying look at the franchise's next chapter. The summer blockbuster, out July 11, is t...

Planet of the GOPs: You Blew It All Up!

Jim Moore | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC
Jim Moore

As the government shutdown shuffles into its third day -- with no glimmer of resolution in sight -- I woke up this morning with a revelation about the end game the Republicans might have in mind.

From Planet of the Apes to the Apes of the Planet: Simian Meanderings on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I never intended to be a myth-buster, but I'm not disappointed, however sorry Fox is. The trip is too interesting for that, the landscape, yes, too otherwordly, far too awesome in the word's original sense before its current one-stop usage.

Why Rod Serling Still Matters

Mitch Horowitz | Posted 10.21.2013 | Arts
Mitch Horowitz

The visuals of The Twilight Zone form a kind of collective generational nightmare. The remarkable thing about the man who created many of these episodes from 1959 to 1964, Rod Serling, is that the writer-presenter learned his craft not in the visual era but in the age of radio drama.

Cinefantastique's Fantastic Valley News Update: Pics from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dan Persons | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Apes on horseback... Ultra-hot image of Theo James in Divergent... The Chinese show The Croods the door... Let's all ignore what Brett Ratner is doing...

'Mad Men' Viewers Are NOT Happy About This Spoiler...

Posted 04.29.2013 | TV

On Sunday's "Mad Men," Don (Jon Hamm) took his son Bobby to see "Planet Of The Apes," which hit theaters on April 3, 1968, one day before the episode ...

Twenty Top Movie Endings You (Maybe) Hadn't Thought Of

John Farr | Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

All great movies -- and great movie endings -- stay in our memories as normal or indifferent ones never could. They're like great taglines -- their strength lies in the very fact that we can't forget them.

5 Hikes in Malibu Creek State Park (PHOTOS)

Seth Smigelski | Posted 01.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Seth Smigelski

Malibu might be known for its beaches, but you should trade your wet suit for hiking boots to enjoy Malibu Creek State Park. A variety of short and long hikes within the park lead to pools, peaks, lake views, and even famous film sets.

15 Best Twist Endings In Movies

Posted 02.15.2013 | Entertainment

The best twist endings in movies? Those that enhance the film's previous two hours without rendering them moot. From Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" in...

Who Will Direct 'Planet Of The Apes' Sequel?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.01.2012 | Entertainment

Matt Reeves, J Blakeson, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Jeff Nichols, Guillermo del Toro and Juan Antonio Bayona: One of them will become the Francis Lawren...

3 More Intriguing Factoids From the Sci-Fi/Horror/Mystery Genre!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Were Ingrid Bergman and Edward G.Robinson offered choice roles in The Planet of The Apes? Did producer Val Lewton make a grave error in 1943's "The Seventh Victim?" Was stongman Steve Reeves ever cast as Tarzan?

Tim Burton... Hitting Up The Club?

Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment

No, Tim Burton and Mark Wahlberg's 2001 remake of "The Planet of the Apes" wasn't very well received by critics. On the plus side, it sparked a friend...

Michelle Obama Is Like a Character in Planet of the Apes. Are You Howling With Laughter Yet?

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.12.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

When it comes to being insensitive toward minorities and women, sometimes the line between humor and insult is obviously in legitimate dispute. But there are cases that I don't want to sit there and accept as okay.

Exclusive Interview: Rise of the Planet of the Apes Writers Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.17.2011 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We tried really hard to create a story that would stand on its own and yet also pay homage and honor the movies that came before us. We really took the Planet of the Apes fans very, very seriously and really wanted them to be engaged, and happy that we're trying this.