Tag Archives: Matt Reeves

Review: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

The new Apes movies, up to and including WAR OF THE PLANET OF THE APES are pretty special. They’re respectful of what has come before in the franchise, but not afraid to reinvent it. They want to be far-reaching conceptually, … Continue reading

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Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

From the visceral opening ape-hunting-deer action sequence, I was completely enthralled by DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. I enjoyed the previous instalment, Rupert Wyatt’s RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, a solid little film, but Dawn makes … Continue reading

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Series Retrospective: Planet of the Apes

Haven’t done one of these in a while. With the imminent release of Matt Reeves’ DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, I thought I’d go back and examine where the Apes franchise began nearly 50 years ago, where it … Continue reading

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Blood in the Snow: Let the Right One In vs. Let Me In

This article was originally written for Subtitled Online September 2011. The remake vs. original debate is one of the oldest and most frequently occurring in the film industry. Whenever original ideas run dry, Hollywood often turns to the untapped well … Continue reading

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