As she promised, my wife kicked me out of the house to see Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes. Just me since neither she nor Nate have seen any of the original trilogy of films that came out from 2011-2017.

While the motion capture technology and the acting were 100% on point, it wasn’t nearly as good a film as the Caesar trilogy.


Was it good? Yes. It just felt like I’d seen it before. Many times. Not as an Apes film but done with humans or aliens or whatever else. So it was a bit derivative.

That said, I’m sure I will add it to my collection once we know for sure if there will be any additional films first. It certainly set itself up for a sequel. I’d rather buy it as a set like my trilogy box set.


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Marty Mankins

This is on my list to see in the theater.


Make sure you watch the first three.

Kevin Spencer

I did enjoy the first three. So will definitely watch this. In other news, how did I not actually know this movie existed? Live in a cave much?


Seriously? Yikes.

Marty Mankins

Yep. I saw Rise, Dawn and War. Great movies.

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