Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Screened in December 2011
Director: Rupert Wyatt. Cast: Andy Serkis, James Franco, Freida Pinto, David Oyelowo, John Lithgow, Tyler Labine, Tom Felton, Brian Cox, David Hewlett, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Jay Caputo, Christopher Gordon, Devyn Dalton. Screenplay: Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (inspired by the novel Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle).
Twitter Capsule: Furor eludes me. Tale and unremarkable images adhere to familiar arcs laid down in first 15 minutes.

Photo © 2011 20th Century Fox
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Visual Effects: Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White, and Daniel Barrett

Permalink Home 2011 ABC Blog E-Mail