Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dec 30 2014

Mike’s Top 10 Films of 2014

With each annual list that I compile, I find myself saying the same thing: it’s difficult to come up with a definitive “Top 10”. It’s one thing when a film has secured a spot in your favorites the minute the credits have started rolling, something that speaks to you in a very specific way or comes […]
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Jul 11 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

It is a red dawn. Strange things await us by the eaves of the forest. Good or evil, I do not know; but we are called. — Legolas, from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Two Towers Strange things, indeed, await in the forest in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Well, if you want to call […]
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Jul 11 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – Mike’s Review

With “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, director Matt Reeves has accomplished something remarkable: he’s made a compelling action hero out of a computer generated chimpanzee. If that’s not enough, he’s also made the summer’s best blockbuster thus far. The film opens a decade after the events in “Rise of the Planet of the […]
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