Rise of the Planet of the Apes

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10 Movie Prequels That Are Actually Good

They're not all 'Oz'

(Newser) - You hear a beloved film is getting a prequel, and you inevitably groan. (See: Oz the Great and Powerful .) But not all origin stories are bad: Time rounds up 10 that are actually quite satisfying:
  • Star Trek: Longtime fans were likely "delightfully astonished and even shocked by JJ
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Apes Finds Winning Formula

$54M opening rises far past expectations

(Newser) - Apes did not just take over our fictional world, they conquered our box office, too. Thanks to strong word-of-mouth and great reviews , Rise of the Planet of the Apes scored an unexpectedly strong opening weekend of $54 million—nearly $20 million better than the best forecast, says the Hollywood Reporter... More »

Apes Doesn't Just Rise, It Soars

Andy Serkis steals the show as Caesar in surprisingly good prequel

(Newser) - Critics are cheering on Rise of the Planet of the Apes, promising that Andy Serkis' CG performance is so good, you'll root for humanity to fall. Here's a taste of what they're saying:
  • Joe Morgenstern of the Wall Street Journal is breathless with praise, saying the movie
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