RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rupert Wyatt Stars: James Franco, John Lithgow, David Oyelowe, Andy Serkis, Tom Felton, Freida Pinto, Brian Cox. "Get your stinking paws off me, you damn dirty ape!" Charlton Heston’s memorable line from Franklin J Schaffner’s original sci-fi adventure/allegorical tale about a group of astronauts who crash land on a planet ruled by a race of intelligent apes gets another workout here in a neat inversion of his journey. The 1968 original Planet Of The Apes was successful enough to spawn four sequels and a short-lived 1970’s Continue reading