Schlagwort: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

11. August 2011 / / Reviews

This review is part of a series of reviews Journey to the Planet of the Apes to prepare for the newest installment.
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A decade ago and almost 30 years after the hilarious Battle for the Planet of the Apes Tim Burton decided to start a project he perfected with Alice in Wonderland: to take a great original movie, remove everything remotely interesting and give us a horrendous adaptation in name only.

This review is part of a series of reviews Journey to the Planet of the Apes to prepare for the newest installment.
You can find all the reviews here.

 

A man wakes up on a strange planet ruled by apes

Another man fights telekinetic mutants and blows up earth

A group of apes travels backwards in time
and becomes celebrities

The child of the timetraveling apes leads an
army of ape butlers to enslave humanity

Four movies, one continuing story have led and prepared us for:

A schoolbus shooting at apes!

This review is part of a series of reviews Journey to the Planet of the Apes to prepare for the newest installment.
You can find all the reviews here.

Bart Simpson: And every night the monkey
butlers will regale us with jungle stories.
Nelson: How many monkey butlers will there be?
Bart Simpson: One at first, but he’ll train others.

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes has finally realized Bart Simpson’s dream of an army of ape-butlers. And it teaches the valuable lesson that ape-butlers will eventually overthrow society.

This review is part of a series of reviews Journey to the Planet of the Apes to prepare for the newest installment.
You can find all the reviews here.

Escape manages to open with the biggest “what the hell“ moment in the entire series, showing our present day (well 70s present day) earth where a ship crashlands that looks oddly familiar. Three astronauts exit, but when they take of their helmets the obvious music cue just makes it even stranger to look at three apes in space uniforms and wonder what the hell just happened.