Sunday, September 11, 2011
My Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes
This is just a really good science fiction film. I really enjoyed watching it and I think that it is really interesting and also has a lot of heart. James Franco is great as always, but I really didn't think that Freida Pinto's role was all that important. She is basically just there looking pretty, but she does that very well. I just love that it is Andy Serkis playing Caesar. They must have used some of his voice too, because I swear I heard a Gollum-esque scream coming from the ape.
I have seen the original Planet of the Apes (and loved it) so I knew that the apes eventually learn to speak, but when Caesar yelled out "NOOOO!" my mouth just dropped open. I also thought that the "Caesar is home" and showing the infected man go on the plane was a very cool way to end the movie. My rating: 9/10