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Planet of the Apes Reviews

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Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

If only Burton cared as much about having real characters as he did about having real actors.

Full Review Source: Decent Films Guide | Original Score: C

May 9, 2002
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Had enough of a fun story and great visuals to make it worth my five bucks.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 3/5

February 28, 2002
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

Neither superior nor inferior to the original, but it does serve as a nice companion piece.

Full Review Source: Mark Reviews Movies | Original Score: 3/4

February 26, 2002
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Splendidly envisioned and boldly executed.

| Original Score: 4/5

January 6, 2002
Ted Murphy
Baseline.Hollywood.com

... not a "remake" so much as a "revisal," a new take on old material. The problem is, no one connected with the film seems to have any idea just what that "take" is.

Full Review Source: Baseline.Hollywood.com | Original Score: 1.5/5

December 21, 2001
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The movie creates little excitement, builds virtually no suspense, and altogether shuns any semblance of characterization.

| Original Score: 5/10

November 9, 2001
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

Easily the most extensively racist Hollywood movie produced in recent memory.

Full Review Source: Matinee Magazine | Original Score: short

November 1, 2001
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

In a film at least tangentially about evolution it strikes me as poignant that in 31 years, this Planet of the Apes is actually a good deal dumber than the original.

| Original Score: 1/4

October 27, 2001
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

despite some wonderful moments, this Planet of the Apes isn't going to make anyone forget Charlton Heston sinking to his knees in the surf.

Full Review Source: Flipside Movie Emporium | Original Score: C+

October 24, 2001
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

You damn dirty apes! You remade it! Didn't you?!?

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 5/10

October 10, 2001
Andrew Manning
Radio Free Entertainment

Neither a thought provoking metaphor for racism, nor a jaw-dropping blockbuster loaded to the max with action.

Full Review Source: Radio Free Entertainment | Original Score: 3.5/10

September 30, 2001
David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

...will forever be remembered as one of the most unforgivable remakes I've ever seen.

Full Review Source: Cinemaphile.org | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 29, 2001
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

The technical wizardry redeems a largely uninspired script that resorts to a forced, nonsensical twist to fuel post-movie discussion.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 1, 2001
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review

Planet of the Apes rocked my world.

Full Review Source: 3BlackChicks Review | Original Score: 5/5

August 20, 2001
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

This latest incarnation of the robust franchise is more entertaining and intelligent than several of the summer's other tentpoles.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

August 14, 2001

Burton es mucho mejor cineasta de lo que El Planeta de los Simios deja ver

Full Review Source: Moviola | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 12, 2001
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Call it a letdown, worsened by the forces of shoddy screenwriting.

| Original Score: 2.5/5

August 9, 2001
Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com

The fruits of Burton's imagination are almost always worth seeing on the big screen, but don't go expecting anything intelligent.

Full Review Source: AboutFilm.com | Original Score: C

August 7, 2001

Stunning, amazing, Oscar-caliber makeup by Rick Baker; astoundingly flexible and natural, allows for great lip movement and facial expressions of the actors underneath.

Full Review | Original Score: 4

August 7, 2001
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Its dialogue, action, and effects are as mired in formulas, clichés, and stereotypes as the simian world our hero finds himself imprisoned on.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 2/4

August 6, 2001
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