Planet of the Apes

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an updated version of this list. The original series Planet of the Apes 1968 -> 5/5 Beneath the Planet of the Apes 1970 -> 4.5/5 Escape from the Planet of the Apes 1971 -> 4/5 Conquest of the Planet of the Apes 1972 -> 3.5/5 Battle for the Planet of the Apes 1973 -> […]

War for the Planet of the Apes

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Apes together strong.” War for the Planet of the Apes, released in 2017 Caesar doesn’t want to go to war with the humans. After one failed attack on them he sends back the human survivors alive. But the Colonel thinks humans must defeat the apes at all costs. When he sneaks into Caesar’s camp […]

Planet of the Apes

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

The next Planet of the Apes movie isn’t coming out until next year but this list is ready so I’m posting it. I read the original novel by Pierre Boulle years ago and enjoyed it a lot. I read some fairly recent graphic novels by┬áDaryl Gregory and┬áCorinna Bechko and enjoyed them too. Ape fever was […]

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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{4.5/5} “Apes not kill apes.” Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, released in 2014 Somehow I forgot to review this movie when I saw it, so I’m reviewing it now. The apes and the humans have left each other alone for years. But one town of humans is fast running out of electricity and […]

Planet of the Apes: The Utopians

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} Planet of the Apes: The Long War by Daryl Gregory & Carlos Magno, published in 2011 Planet of the Apes: The Devil’s Pawn by Daryl Gregory & Carlos Magno, published in 2012 Planet of the Apes: Children of Fire by Daryl Gregory & Carlos Magno, published in 2012 Planet of the Apes: The Half […]

Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm

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{4.5/5} Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes by Corinna Bechko & Gabriel Hardman, published in 2012 Exile on the Planet of the Apes by Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman & Marc Laming, published in 2012 Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm (3 volumes) by Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman & Damian Couceiro, published in 2013-14 This set […]

Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes

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{4.5/5} “There was something inside of man that made him want to destroy what he built. Alone among God’s primates he kills for sport or lust or greed. With each passing season, men found new ways to kill more of each other. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother’s land. And yet […]

Planet of the Apes: The Long War

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{4.5/5} “Let me tell you what does make us different. The Lawgiver’s dream. The finest ape that ever lived — my friend — believed that apes and men should live in harmony. I believe in that dream. The problem is that humans don’t. Down deep each man believes that he is superior to you stinking […]