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Escape from the Planet of the Apes *** (1971, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman, Ricardo Montalban, Natalie Trundy, Sal Mineo, Eric Braeden) – Classic Movie Review 5751

Director Don Taylor’s 1971 Sci-Fi action thriller is the welcome part three in the original Ape saga, in which educated monkeys Cornelius (Roddy McDowall) and Zira (Kim Hunter) flee in a capsule from the holocaust of part […]

Jul, 13

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes *** (1972, Roddy McDowall, Don Murray, Ricardo Montalban, Natalie Trundy, Severn Darden) – Classic Movie Review 5750

Director J Lee Thompson takes the helm in 1972 for the fourth of the five original Planet of the Apes films (a short TV series followed) in which the apes, who are being used as […]

Jul, 13

Battle for the Planet of the Apes ** (1973, Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy) – Classic Movie Review 5749

Director J Lee Thompson returns in 1973 to helm the fifth and final cinema outing in the original series for the intelligent, distinguished sci-fi franchise, in which, after a nuclear war, the apes are the […]

Jul, 12

War for the Planet of the Apes *** (2017, Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn) – Movie Review

Now a fully English speaking talking ape, chimp leader Caesar (Andy Serkis) and the apes he commands are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of rebel humans led by the viciously ruthless Colonel […]

Jul, 11

Beneath the Planet of the Apes *** (1970, James Franciscus, Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans) – Classic Movie Review 5484

Director Ted Post delivers the welcome 1970 second movie in the original five-film Planet of the Apes saga, with more fascinating monkey business just a notch down from the first film, 1968’s Planet of the […]

May, 19

Jungle Captive * (1945, Otto Kruger, Phil Brown, Rondo Hatton, Vicky Lane, Jerome Cowan, Amelita Ward, Eddie Acuff) – Classic Movie Review 5240

Director Harold Young’s very cheap, risibly awful 1945 sequel to Captive Wild Woman (1943) and Jungle Woman (1944) has almost nothing to recommend it beyond some noble efforts by the actors against the odds and its […]

Apr, 02

Kong: Skull Island *** (2017, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman, John C Reilly) – Movie Review

It is 1971, and America is afflicted by the twin monsters of the Vietnam War and Nixon, and a team of explorers and soldiers want to get away from it all – and travel to […]

Mar, 08


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