A military officer is brought into an alien war against an extraterrestrial enemy who can reset the day and know the future. When this officer is enabled with the same power, he teams up with a Special Forces warrior to try and end the war.
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord.
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species. Written by
Twentieth Century Fox
What Dawn of the Dead is to the zombie saga, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is to the Ape saga. That is probably why it starts off in exactly the same way as Resident Evil, with a virus wiping off the largest part of humanity. After that, the film becomes like Terminator Salvation with simians instead of cyborgs. I tried to watch this film but matter how hard I tried, I couldn't keep my eyes on the screen for more than a minute each time. What makes this film incredibly boring is the production design and photography which maintain the same tedious visual style from the first to the last frames. Most of the action takes place in a ruined city, the type which an avid film-goer has already seen countless times in the past. I think this film would have benefited from a change of scenery. A nice stretch of Californian coast would be far better than the dark colors of this gloomy looking Matrix clone, although my own personal preference would be the Great Wall of China, it was they who invented the Monkey King after all. It would be nice to know what happened to the monkey population of the rest of the planet since the series is named PLANET of the Apes, however we don't get a glimpse of humanity outside the United States of America even though there are many Asian and African countries with a much larger monkey population. The zombies climbing the Wall of Tears are a nice touch in World War Z, you can only imagine how better the monkeys could've handled such a scene.
OK, the credits were good but only because they used the same fonts as the old Apes films which by the way are far better than this one and the make up more sophisticated.
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