Rise of the Planet of the Apes was my favorite movie of 2011. A solid re-imagining, that stayed true to the heart of the original sci-fi classic, Rise kicked off a new era of POTA movies, and now we’re finally getting our first glimpses of it’s follow up, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes….
As movie opens, the audience is treated to characters that look as though they stepped right out of the Road Warrior or strangely enough, Highlander 2. There’s a demonstration of action and violence that seems to be borrowed in no small part from Oldboy, but these comparisons are meant to be more complimentary than criticizing….
A bad-ass Denzel Washington is a special thing. Now, I’m not talking about Training Day. That was a comic book villain and it was fun but silly. I’m talking Man on Fire Denzel. There is no room for feelings and smiles, this is all about getting shit done, no questions and no cute winks to…
Posted by Jonny in / November 25, 2009 /View all 2 comments
Tags: 2010, Action, Book of Eli, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Hughes Brothers, Jennifer Beals, Malcolm McDowell, Michael Gambon, Mila Kunis, Postapocalyptic, Ray Stevenson, Tom Waits