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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Old 12-18-13, 07:47 PM
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Originally Posted by Supermallet
It's a smart way to do it. Everyone with even a little bit of cultural knowledge knows the twist to POTA, so no point doing a straight remake.
They could still do it as a remake, using the referenced Icarus as a starting point for a film that still employs the space time travel stuff, but this time the audience already knows it's Earth so the film isn't hampered by having to rely on a big reveal later on. We just get to watch astronauts freak the fuck out while hordes of apes assault them.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Originally Posted by islandclaws
Calling it now, movie of the year if he at any point says, "I hate every ape I see, from chim-pan-a to chim-pan-z!"
I'm just wondering if they're planning to put "Rock Me Dr. Zeus" over the opening or closing credits.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Originally Posted by hanshotfirst113
I attended a screening of the original POTA over the summer, and the guy in front of me brought his grandchildren. They were very well-behaved, but when we got to that famous final shot, they actually gasped and exclaimed with surprise. It was kind of cool, I thought there wasn't anyone left who didn't know, especially since it's plastered over the damn DVD cover now, it was fun to see someone discovering it for the first time.
That is cool.

And oh, are those Red Rangers in your avatar pc?

I go back to the ORIGINAL "Go Rangers" from the 70's.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Originally Posted by rexinnih
I'm just wondering if they're planning to put "Rock Me Dr. Zeus" over the opening or closing credits.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

They make a cameo in the POTA sequel?

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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

i thought i clicked on the wrong thread twice
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

dex must be having a helluva Cesar Chavez day.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Originally Posted by devilshalo
dex must be having a helluva Cesar Chavez day.
Woah. Thanks for adding.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

What?
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Originally Posted by Solid Snake
What?
Say "what" again. I dare you. I double dare you, motherfucker.

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dex accidentally posted the Avengers 2 in South Korea video in this thread and my post was in response.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Ah. Weird.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Interesting clips from the panel. It shows confrontations between survivors of the virus and the apes and how they deal with coexistence.

Last clip was really interesting.

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2 red neck type survivors are sitting in a barn. Looks like they're on guard, but really, they're getting drunk when a chimp walks up. It looks like Koba from the first film. He plays up the whole chimp thing that you see at a circus. Hands up, calmly walks over even when the 2 guys have a weapon trained on him. He really plays up the circus act, sitting down next to them, joking around. He motions for a drink. The red necks laugh and oblige. Koba takes the bottle and a swig, then he spits it out at the red necks. He gets up and tumbles/stumbles around and picks up one of their weapons. Twirls it around as to keep them off guard then shoots one of them and point the machine gun at the other. The mocap performance of Koba was awesome.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Oooooh.

Yeah. I'm more excited for this one based on the director but deep down I'm really going for Serkis. I'm very interested in how the MoCap has progressed.
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Originally Posted by Solid Snake
Oooooh. Yeah. I'm more excited for this one based on the director but deep down I'm really going for Serkis. I'm very interested in how the MoCap has progressed.
He's amazing, no doubt, anyone who doubts the validity of the art for after watching him, well, I just don't know what to say. He's an amazing performer.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Very true. He may have been thrown into it but he sure as hell took rein of it and didn't hold back on acting. Easily the best actor doing it. And it's even more exciting that he got versed in the technology in it instead of just being a prop for it. The man has evolved with it.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Looks good.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

The first one was a nice surprise hit with $171 mil US and was one of the better received blockbusters of the Summer. I think this one will be a huge hit especially given the release date. It arrives on July 11 and pretty much has no competition that entire month. I think Jupiter Ascending and Hercules are both going to bomb hard. I expect Apes to clear at least $250 mil here and more than double that overseas.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

Looks fantastic. I need to re-watch the original.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

This one looks better and has a better director in it. I liked the one before it but holy fuck was that one cliche as hell. Still enjoyed it though... Just needed a much tighter script.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

I've heard that it's about a third of the way through the movie before any humans appear. If so, I like the approach they're taking. I wonder if they'll get subtitles for Caesar? He's sounding kind of Bane like.
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

So...... What? We get Ape culture & politics and then the bs that man brings with them?
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Re: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014) S: Serkis, Oldman, Russell, Clarke

is this a planned trilogy?

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