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Rise of the Planet of the Apes [Blu-ray]

  • Blu-ray
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • The PLANET OF THE APES franchise gets the origin treatment in this 20th Century Fox production from director Rupert Wyatt (THE ESCAPIST). The script, written by Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa, concerns a group of American scientists whose genetic experiments lead to an uprising by a race of intelligent apes that they helped create. James Franco stars, with Freida Pinto and John Lithgow heading up the rest of the cast.
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  • Credits
    James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Andy Serkis, Brian Cox
  • Critic Reviews
    "[The movie] swings into flights of kinetic fantasy that blow the collective mind."
    Wall Street Journal

    "Smart, fun and thoroughly enjoyable....[It] entertains without insulting your intelligence."
    Los Angeles Times

    3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he movie has its pleasures....Caesar, to begin with, is a wonderfully executed character, a product of special effects and a motion-capture performance by Andy Serkis..."
    Chicago Sun-Times

    "The cautionary tale feels surprisingly fresh and entertaining....With its skillful blend of live action and motion-capture technology, it's a handsomely made prequel..."
    USA Today

    3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[S]creenwriters Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver expertly create a compelling quandary that forces viewers to acknowledge that this is no conventional hero-villain conflict..."
    Box Office

    "Employing bleeding-edge technologies in the service of old-fashioned entertainment....RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES settles into a playful stretch."
    New York Times

    4 stars out of 5 -- "[With a ] jaw-dropping crescendo, a spectacular bout of gorilla warfare..."
    Total Film

    "[T]his present-day thriller revolves around one intelligent ape..."
    Sight and Sound

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