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Hear me out: why Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes isn’t a bad movie

The latest in our series of writers standing up for loathed films is an impassioned defence of the 2001 take on the 60s classicTim Burton’s Planet of the Apes is a remake that has the forward momentum and expansive qualities of a sequel; a love letter assuming a familiarity with the 1968 sci-fi classic, counting […]

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‘Star Trek’ Composer Michael Giacchino Heads Back Into Space for a Sci-Fi-Themed Solo Album

Composer Michael Giacchino has finally managed to realize a long-held dream: his first solo album, released Friday, which combines science-fiction storytelling with lounge music and an overall theme that is unexpectedly relevant to our times.It’s called simply “Travelogue, Volume 1,” and is credited to “Michael Giacchino and his Nouvelle Modernica Orchestra.” Mondo is releasing it […]

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The New ‘Planet of the Apes’ Movie Won’t Be a Reboot, So Please Don’t Go Bananas

There’s a new Planet of the Apes movie in the works, but if you’ve read reports stating it’s another remake/reboot, you’ve been misinformed. Maze Runner director Wes Ball has been tasked with tackling the franchise next, and he was also nice enough to jump on Twitter and confirm that whatever he’s making, it’s not a […]

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Andy Serkis to receive Bafta for outstanding contribution to cinema

Actor and filmmaker to receive honour at the 2020 Baftas.Actor and filmmaker Andy Serkis is to receive the outstanding British contribution to cinema award at the 2020 Bafta film awards.Serkis is best known for his pioneering performance capture work, portraying Gollum in The Lord Of The Rings and Hobbit films as well as the lead […]

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New ‘Planet of the Apes’ Film From Director Wes Ball in the Works at Fox and Disney

A new “Planet of the Apes” movie is in the works at Disney and Fox in what will be the first feature in the franchise since Disney acquired Fox. And the studio has tapped Wes Ball, the director of “The Maze Runner,” to develop and direct the new film, and individual with knowledge of the […]

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Sky Lands Andy McNab Action Thriller ‘Sas: Red Notice,’ Altitude Boards Sales

Pay-tv giant Sky has taken the U.K. and Ireland rights to “Sas: Red Notice,” the Magnus Martens’ action thriller based on the novel by former British special forces operative turned bestselling writer Andy McNab. Sky Cinema will release the film in 2020. Altitude has boarded sales and will have the film at the Efm in […]

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