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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Synopsis

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
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Planet Of The Apes Just Cast The Perfect Villain, Get The Details Planet Of The Apes Just Cast The Perfect Villain, Get The Details
While the revamped Planet of the Apes franchise focuses on the apes, there are always humans, both good and bad, and now the next chapter has found the absolute perfect villain.

Planet Of The Apes Just Cast The Perfect Villain, Get The Details

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Ending: The Alternate Conclusion You Didn't See Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Ending: The Alternate Conclusion You Didn't See
We all know there was an alternate ending to Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, but what did it contain? Read on to see how it might War Of The Planet Of The Apes and its story.

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Ending: The Alternate Conclusion You Didn't See

Watch Everything Wrong With Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Watch Everything Wrong With Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
All of Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' cinematic sins have been tallied up and it turns out there were actually quite a few mistakes dotted throughout the blockbuster ...

Watch Everything Wrong With Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

The 5 Most Shocking Oscar Losses Of 2015 The 5 Most Shocking Oscar Losses Of 2015
Every year, the Oscars proves itself to be an extremely tricky affair. While many of the declared victors are ones that can be universally agreed upon – like J.K. Simmons taking home this year’s Best Supporting Actor prize for Whiplash - there are still other choices that left us scratching our heads.

The 5 Most Shocking Oscar Losses Of 2015

Wait, FOX Had The Best Year In The History Of The Movie Industry? Wait, FOX Had The Best Year In The History Of The Movie Industry?
Not only did they prove their dominance domestically, but also FOX movies broke the industry record for global ticket sales.

Wait, FOX Had The Best Year In The History Of The Movie Industry?

The 10 Highest Grossing Movies Of 2014 The 10 Highest Grossing Movies Of 2014
With 2014 coming to a close, the numbers are all in, and now have the list of the Top 10 worldwide box office performers of the past year. Read on to find out what ranked where!

The 10 Highest Grossing Movies Of 2014

The 10 Best Movie Villains Of 2014 The 10 Best Movie Villains Of 2014
The more evil and destructive, the more memorable the villain is. Maybe they are redeemed by the end or maybe the don’t even make it to the close, either way, they keep us on our feet. So here we’ve compiled a list of our 10 best, most memorable villains of 2014.

The 10 Best Movie Villains Of 2014

The 10 Most Badass Action Sequences Of 2014 The 10 Most Badass Action Sequences Of 2014
As we’ve been saying all week, 2014 was truly a great year for movies. The entire calendar was filled up with both memorable and surprising features, from indies to blockbusters, and these titles were made up of some incredible cinematic moments that we will not be soon forgetting.

The 10 Most Badass Action Sequences Of 2014

The Planet Of The Apes Franchise Will Never Remake The Original, Here's Why The Planet Of The Apes Franchise Will Never Remake The Original, Here's Why
If you're hoping for a straight up remake of Planet Of The Apes someday, you might want to take a seat. We have some news for you.

The Planet Of The Apes Franchise Will Never Remake The Original, Here's Why

Don't Expect The Planet Of The Apes Franchise To Get More Fantastical Don't Expect The Planet Of The Apes Franchise To Get More Fantastical
For being movies that most certainly fit within the science-fiction genre, both Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes are surprisingly grounded movies. While the features do have primates that quickly evolve and learn to talk thanks to a rather miraculous serum, everything else about the movies very much reflect our own world.

Don't Expect The Planet Of The Apes Franchise To Get More Fantastical

The Planet Of The Apes Franchise May Be Around Longer Than We Thought The Planet Of The Apes Franchise May Be Around Longer Than We Thought
Andy Serkis has teased that the upcoming third addition to the rebooted Planet Of The Apes series won’t be the last. In fact he believes that there is no end in sight for the franchise.

The Planet Of The Apes Franchise May Be Around Longer Than We Thought

How Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Was Originally Going To End How Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Was Originally Going To End
While we've heard a lot about the alternate ending to Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, we'd always assumed that Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes ended as planned. That is, until now.

How Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Was Originally Going To End

Why Andy Serkis Really Could Get Nominated For Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Why Andy Serkis Really Could Get Nominated For Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Not enough praise can be given to Andy Serkis for his work in the Planet of the Apes movies. It's one thing for an actor to realistically become another human being, but Serkis' performances in both Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Rise of the Planet of the Apes are truly one step beyond, as the audience really never imagines for a moment that they're not looking at a chimpanzee.

Why Andy Serkis Really Could Get Nominated For Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Could We Be Getting Another Planet Of The Apes Remake? Could We Be Getting Another Planet Of The Apes Remake?
It's starting to sound like the original Planet Of The Apes film is going to get another re-imagining. At least, that's what screenwriter Mark Bomback's latest remarks about the post Dawn of the Planet of the Apes franchise make us think.

Could We Be Getting Another Planet Of The Apes Remake?

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Almost Took Place 100 Years Later Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Almost Took Place 100 Years Later
If Matt Reeves didn't jump on Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes when he did, we might have gotten an entirely different movie. Read on to see how Reeves fought for a Caesar-friendly storyline.

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Almost Took Place 100 Years Later

Weekend Box Office: Planet of the Apes Double Up At Number One Over Purge Sequel Weekend Box Office: Planet of the Apes Double Up At Number One Over Purge Sequel
Friday was a bumper day for horror flick The Purge: Anarchy and for a moment it looked like it might be number one this weekend. But audiences for the movie got it out of their system opening night and the rest of the weekend went to last week's number one Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Weekend Box Office: Planet of the Apes Double Up At Number One Over Purge Sequel

The Score Board: Michael Giacchino's Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes The Score Board: Michael Giacchino's Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
But, more importantly, this is more of a standalone film that exists outside the previously-established films. Which means Giacchino was allowed to provide a brand new sound for the apes, and in doing so gives Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes its own distinct vibrations.

The Score Board: Michael Giacchino's Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Fox Is The First Studio To Reach A Billion In Domestic Receipts Fox Is The First Studio To Reach A Billion In Domestic Receipts
Unfortunately the news wasn't all good for the studio. Dreamworks teamed with Fox to release their films but the result were three underperformers. How To Train Your Dragon 2 was viewed by many to be one of the summer's biggest hits. Instead it will finish well below $200 million, even though its predecessor landed at $217 million.

Fox Is The First Studio To Reach A Billion In Domestic Receipts

Andy Serkis Calls Motion Capture 'Digital Makeup', Riles Up Animators Andy Serkis Calls Motion Capture 'Digital Makeup', Riles Up Animators
Thanks to the release of Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, many fans and movie-goers have been advocating for Andy Serkis to start earning more recognition for his outstanding work in the field of performance capture. But the question of how much of the performance is Andy Serkis and how much of it is special effects technicians has begun to create conflict within the ranks of those that helped get Serkis' Caesar to the big screen.

Andy Serkis Calls Motion Capture 'Digital Makeup', Riles Up Animators

Why Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Changed Its Ending At The Last Minute Why Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Changed Its Ending At The Last Minute
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes is a triumph of both blockbuster level thrills and emotional and cerebral pay off. But the balance between the two might have skewed towards the former, if the original ending was still attached to the film.

Why Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Changed Its Ending At The Last Minute

When Will Charlton Heston's Character Show Up In This Planet Of The Apes Series? When Will Charlton Heston's Character Show Up In This Planet Of The Apes Series?
I wanted to know if they had yet discussed a title, but he says they have not. But when I asked him how many more films he thinks 20th Century Fox can make before we get to the events of 1968, the director had a lot of strong ideas.

When Will Charlton Heston's Character Show Up In This Planet Of The Apes Series?

Gary Oldman, Or GTFO: 10 Quintessential Gary Oldman Roles Gary Oldman, Or GTFO: 10 Quintessential Gary Oldman Roles
At this point, the guy's done everything, so when we decided to break his career down into ten standout performances, we really struggled to weed out the great stuff from the almost-as-great material.

Gary Oldman, Or GTFO: 10 Quintessential Gary Oldman Roles

Watch Apehood: A Brilliant Mash Up Of Boyhood And Planet Of The Apes Watch Apehood: A Brilliant Mash Up Of Boyhood And Planet Of The Apes
It was only natural Boyhood and Dawn of the Planet of the apes would get the mash-up treatment. And here we have it, thanks to Nelson Carvajal.

Watch Apehood: A Brilliant Mash Up Of Boyhood And Planet Of The Apes

Weekend Box Office: Planet of the Apes Dawn At Number One Weekend Box Office: Planet of the Apes Dawn At Number One
If there was to be a proportionate increase in ticket sales for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes based on how much better it was than is predecessor Rise of the Planet of the Apes, it would have easily done twice as well. As it was, Dawn did better, but not by so wide a margin. With a $73 million debut it was well above the $54 million opening of Rise and an easy number one for the weekend.

Weekend Box Office: Planet of the Apes Dawn At Number One

Dawn Of The Planet of The Apes Opens To $4.1 Million Thursday Dawn Of The Planet of The Apes Opens To $4.1 Million Thursday
But an opening in the same territory, despite great reviews, an absence of bad buzz, three years of anticipation and a 3D surcharge? What gives? The last film had the benefit of James Franco, Worldwide Multimedia Superstar. But this time around, the studio boldly gave Andy Serkis lead billing, opting for less-known actors like Jason Clarke and utility players like Gary Oldman to fill in the cast.

Dawn Of The Planet of The Apes Opens To $4.1 Million Thursday

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes: The GIF Review Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes: The GIF Review
What follows is a diary of my reactions (and overreactions) watching Dawn of the Planet of the Apes be warned: SLIGHT SPOILERS LIE AHEAD!

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes: The GIF Review

6 Terrifying Lessons From The Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Prequel Story 6 Terrifying Lessons From The Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Prequel Story
While you're waiting for the Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, there are some things you should know about the start of the decade long slope humanity has fallen down. The prequel novel, Firestorm, has a lot of details you'll find references to in the movie - and we have six items you should look out for.

6 Terrifying Lessons From The Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Prequel Story

James Franco Is In Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes -- Here's How James Franco Is In Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes -- Here's How
Rise of the Planet of the Apes lead James Franco has a cameo in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. It was shown, briefly, in a few of the Dawn trailers. But now that we’ve been able to see the film, and the way that Matt Reeves uses Franco, and puts his character’s relationship with Caesar in an interesting new context.

James Franco Is In Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes -- Here's How

Gary Oldman Would Have Killed An Ape To Be In This Cult Classic Gary Oldman Would Have Killed An Ape To Be In This Cult Classic
These actors find themselves in a unique position when it comes to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. They are in a sequel to a successful movie, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, but none of them were actually IN that movie!

Gary Oldman Would Have Killed An Ape To Be In This Cult Classic

To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Ticket To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Ticket
Considering seven separate categories, To 3D Or Not To 3D evaluates the full scope of the 3D viewing experience. Think of it as a consumer's guide for your movie-going, complete with a viewers poll where you can weigh in on how you plan to see Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes.

To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Ticket

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