Netflix and the Transformation of How We View Television

I imagine that television executives haven’t been too glad about the ascension of alternative viewing options–they’re still reeling from cable– beyond the channels within their control, but I honestly think that if they’re able to see beyond their own parochial interests they’ll come to realize what a boon it can potentially be for them in the long […]

‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Trailers

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes – Final Trailer I am just not buying it.  Sure, there was that genetically-engineered virus in Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes which reduced the human population significantly enough that the apes could gain a foothold, as well as increasing their intelligence to such a degree that it […]

‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Trailer

I have to watch 2011’s “Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes” again.  From what I recall, how the apes came to dominance didn’t strike me as particularly plausible – I know that we’re talking about about a movie where the apes are essentially acting like very hirsute humans, but still – because the entire […]

Return To The ‘Planet Of The Apes’

The original “Planet of the Apes” was based upon the novel, “La Planète des Singes,” by Pierre Boulle, with a screenplay by Rod Sterling (“Requiem for a Heavyweight,” “The Twilight Zone,”  “Night Gallery,” etc).  The original film, I can’t speak as much about the sequels (Beneath the Planet of the Apes, “Escape From the Planet […]