REVIEW: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Chris Luckett

Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the prequel reboot of the everlasting franchise first started in 1968, found a very interesting and engaging way to tell a modern, tragic allegory but wasn’t ever able to fully let make you forget you knew where the story ultimately had to go. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, a sequel to Rise that takes place ten years later, has the same virtue and the same flaw as its predecessor, with better direction but a weaker script. Continue reading