War for the Planet of the Apes is nigh!

War for the Planet of the Apes is nigh!

Scified2017-06-27 11:44:18https://www.scified.com/articles/war-for-planet-the-apes-nigh-7.jpg
Scified
10,476 Reads1 CommentsAdd A Comment

In a fortnight's time, the third movie in 20th Century Fox's critically acclaimed Planet of the Apes reboot series will explode into theaters worldwide. According to early reviews on Youtube, it looks like director Matt Reeves and star Andy Serkis have once again crafted a beautiful piece of cinema with many once again claiming that Serkis' performance as the leader of the apes Caesar is deserving of at least an Oscar nomination.

This, the final, final trailer finally reveals the catalyst that pushes Caesar into a war against the humans, a conflict he has fought so hard to avoid. Early reviews have heralded Steve Zahn's "Bad Ape" as the films much-needed comic relief; giving the audience a much-needed break from the heavy and dramatic themes that have made the new Planet of the Apes movies modern classics. 

A word of warning from the early reviews is that War for the Planet of the Apes is not an action heavy war movie but is, as with its predecessors a drama with heavy themes that make you reassess your view of humanity. Although the human's in these movies are never depicted as stereotypical movie villains, it is the bad decisions that they make out of fear contrasted against Caesars fight for freedom and peace that makes us sympathize with the legendary ape. As with the Terminator movies, the underlying theme of these movies is that mankind will inevitably be the very instrument of its own demise.

More about War for the Planet of the Apes (movie)

Following the events of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Caesar, and his ape colony is embroiled in a battle with an army of humans. When the apes suffer heavy losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts as he resolves to avenge his kind. The battle pits Caesar against the humans' leader, a ruthless Colonel, in an encounter that will determine the fate of their species and Earth's future.

Directed by Matt Reeves, War for the Planet of the Apes's release date is July 14th, 2017.

Stay up to date with the latest news on War for the Planet of the Apes by liking Scified on Facebook and by following us on Twitter and Instagram! Also, consider subscribing your email to our Planet Of The Apes Movie News blog for instant notifications of when new posts are made!

Written by GavinPublished on 2017-06-27 11:44:18
Related Planet Of The Apes Movie News Articles
1 Fan responses to War for the Planet of the Apes is nigh!

Danzilla93

InitiateMember210 XPJun-27-2017 3:49 PM

Words cannot express how excited I am to experience this movie.  I have a feeling this film will break my heart 9 ways to Sunday, and I'm nervous but ready to see how this story concludes.  Could Serkis finally receive the Oscar recognition he's been criminally denied all these years?  I certainly hope so; it's been a long time coming.

These movies have all truly been something special.  Reboots done right, blockbusters done right... films done right.  They are shining examples of cinema in an era of unoriginality.  They have something to say, while still being, as Roddy McDowell himself once said of the original Planet of the Apes films, "wildly entertaining at the same time."

Bring on the War. :)

Add A Reply

Sign in to add a comment!

Visitor Comments
Sci-Fi Movies All Fandoms
Alien & Predator Alien & Predator Fandom
Godzilla & Kaiju Godzilla & Kaiju Fandom
Jurassic Park / World Jurassic Park Fandom
Marvel & DC Marvel & DC Fandom
Star Wars Star Wars Fandom
Hot Forum Topics
New Forum Topics
Highest Forum Ranks Unlocked
Chris
Chris
44% To Next Rank
Atman
Svanya
Svanya
86% To Next Rank
2K
Dark Nebula
Dark Nebula
79% To Next Rank
Conversationalist
Hydra
Hydra
68% To Next Rank
Initiate
Dakotaraptor_27
Dakotaraptor_27
79% To Next Rank
Noob
Latest Activity

Scified is an entertainment media network covering the latest news on the most popular, upcoming science fiction movies, games and television. All content is property of Scified.com unless otherwise stated. Images and names of content we promote, discuss, review or report are property of their respective owners. Scified is independantly owned and operated by a team of dedicated sci-fi movie fans, who strive to provide the best information and community experience for other like-minded sci-fi movie enthusiasts.

© 2023 Scified.com
Sign in with your E-Mail


Log in to view your personalized notifications across Scified!

Alien Alien-Covenant.com
Godzilla Godzilla-Movies.com
Jurassic World JurassicWorld3.net
Aliens vs. Predator AliensVersusPredator.net
Predator Predator4-Movie.com
Latest Activity
Forums
Search Scified
Sci-Fi Movies