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Rise of the Planet of the Apes Reviews

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David Thomson
The New Republic
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Caesar [the main ape] is the reason to see this daft, breathless picture.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

June 24, 2013
Will Leitch
Deadspin

Rise of the Planet of the Apes has some life to it as an action film, but every time anyone opens their mouth, man or beast, you'll feel like someone figured out a way to sneak in groundbreaking CGI into your middle schooler's class play.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: C

June 23, 2013
Matt Joseph
We Got This Covered

Overall, Rise of the Planet of the Apes is intermittently entertaining with a few nice nods to the original series.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 6/10

February 28, 2013
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

The bad news is that whenever this prequel's CGI apes aren't on-screen, you're wishing the flesh-and-blood actors would get the hell off!

Full Review Source: Georgia Straight | Original Score: 3/5

February 15, 2013
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Audacious, violent and disquieting, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" is a summer sequel that's better than it has any right to be.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service

January 14, 2013
Ben Kendrick
ScreenRant

Despite thin human drama, and one note supporting characters, Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a surprisingly sincere story that elevates the franchise canon.

Full Review Source: ScreenRant | Original Score: 4/5

October 2, 2012
Matt Looker
TheShiznit.co.uk

Despite some pretty glaring plotholes, the combination of astonishing special effects and a tension-filled story makes for a gripping and worthy rebirth for the franchise.

Full Review Source: TheShiznit.co.uk | Original Score: 4/5

September 25, 2012
Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

Had the second half of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" not descended into silliness, perhaps the film would have been a more worthy addition to the Apes legacy.

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

September 19, 2012
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Surprises at all corners with characters we can care about who transcend the illusion of CGI most of the time...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

August 18, 2012
Simon Gallagher
What Culture

The substance of the film is simply mesmerising: the way in which it prioritises story over spectacle, saying so much without explicit over-statement is a triumph, and it is for good reason that it is one of my picks for Best Film at next year's Oscars.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 2, 2012
Fr. Chris Carpenter
Movie Dearest

One of the ten best films of 2011, and the year's best popcorn movie.

Full Review Source: Movie Dearest | Original Score: A-

December 30, 2011
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

... One of the better movies of the summer.

Full Review Source: Star-Democrat (Easton, MD) | Original Score: B+

December 28, 2011
Jordan Hiller
Bangitout.com

Only in a world where James Franco portrays Will Rodman, a brilliant biochemist working for a pharmaceutical company, can apes get the best of mankind.

Full Review Source: Bangitout.com | Original Score: 2/4

December 23, 2011
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

It may not be the best film of 2011, but it's certainly one of the best sci fi films of the year, and easily one of the best sequels/prequels in the last several years.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 4/5

December 20, 2011
Jason Best
Movie Talk

Thanks to the eye-popping performance-capture technology developed for Avatar and another astonishing primate performance by Andy Serkis, Rise puts across its fantasy so convincingly that you're swept away - and chilled - as the story unfolds.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

December 20, 2011
Laurence Boyce
The Baltic Times

Whilst it sometimes suffers from feeling like the first chapter in a much longer story, this is a fun and intelligent re-imagining of a classic movie.

Full Review Source: The Baltic Times | Original Score: 3/5

December 13, 2011
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Probably the year's best sci-fi effort thus far!

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page

November 14, 2011
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

The film doesn't try to take on the quasi-political undertones of the 1968 original, but it makes its own case as a personalized science fiction drama.

Full Review Source: Spectrum (St. George, Utah) | Original Score: B+

October 20, 2011
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

o James Franco kai h Freida Pinto me thn ekplhktikh ikanothta na xanontai sto fonto ws glastres, einai idanikoi apo to casting akoma

Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 3/5

September 29, 2011
Jordan Farley
SFX Magazine

There are plot holes to contend with and a handful of potential jump-the-shark moments, but the smart ending and stunning Golden Gate Bridge stand-off ensure you leave on a high.

Full Review Source: SFX Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 16, 2011
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