Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes: Lessons in the Apocalypse

By Christopher Machell

There are pertinent lessons to be learned from the original simian-based film series.

How the original Planet of the Apes reflected the counterculture of the 1960s

By Stephen Puddicombe

Franklin J Schaffner’s satire was a response to an era of social upheaval.

War for the Planet of the Apes

By David Jenkins

The thinking person’s blockbuster franchise returns with big emotions, incredible effects but very little to actually say.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

By Paul Fairclough

This latest instalment in the Apes franchise, about the preservation of humanity, lacks any genuine human characters.

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

By Paul O’Callaghan

This unlikely reboot is a relatively modest B-movie bolstered by A-grade technical wizardry.

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