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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

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  • California-Set Films Can't Turn Down Tax Incentives to Shoot Just About Anywhere Else

    When Paul Audley took the job as president of FilmL.A. in late 2008, he was astounded to discover that physical production on the $70 million pic "Battle: Los Angeles" wasn't being done in Los Angeles. "It stunned me that the movie was shooting in...
  • 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' trailer: A world on the brink of war

    The apes shall inherit the Earth. That's the gist of an ominous new trailer for "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," which showcases the growing ape community in the wake of a global pandemic that has decimated the human population. Directed by Matt Reeves...
  • Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' tops, 'Boyhood' shines

    It took a set of evolved primates to end the dominance of colossal transforming robots at the box office. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” became king of the multiplex after taking in $73 million over the weekend in the U.S. and Canada, according to...
  • 'Apes' go wild at box office with $73 million debut

    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a sequel about highly intelligent apes that battle with humans for dominance, has knocked the giant "Transformers" robots out of the top spot on U.S. and Canadian movie charts. The 3D "Apes" movie collected $73...
  • 'Apes' climbs high at box office. Fox plans TV-unit overhaul.

    'Apes' climbs high at box office. Fox plans TV-unit overhaul.
    After the coffee. Before getting over World Cup withdrawal. The Skinny: If the Justice Department wants to talk to me about the media landscape as it reviews the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal (see below) I am available -- if they will cover my airfare...
  • 'Planet of the Apes' and the rise of the midstream director switch

    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is proving to be one highly evolved sequel, outperforming its well-regarded 2011 predecessor, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," with a better-than-expected $73-million opening weekend and excellent reviews to boot....
  • Reel Critics: 'Apes' gets boost from technology

    "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" in 2011 gave the old franchise a much-needed upgrade and a major shot of adrenaline. The motion-capture technology used in the new "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" takes the project to whole new level. It renders...
  • Andy Serkis: Beneath the digital makeup, a box-office powerhouse

    Andy Serkis: Beneath the digital makeup, a box-office powerhouse
    Andy Serkis may be the only top-billed star in a summer blockbuster whom you wouldn't recognize if you passed him on the street. A master of motion capture, Serkis has made his name breathing life into digitally rendered characters such as Gollum,...
  • 'Lego Movie' Keeps No. 1 Spot on Home Video Charts

    With no major new releases hitting stores last week, the top four disc sellers for the week ending July 13 remain unchanged. Warner's "The LEGO Movie" again finished the week at No. 1 on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, which tracks overall...
  • Box Office: 'Purge: Anarchy' Wins Friday, But 'Planet of the Apes' Still Rules With $35 Million

    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is ruler of the box office for the second consecutive weekend. The Fox sequel is set to outgross a slew of newcomers with $35 million, but lost the Friday race to "The Purge: Anarchy," which scared up $13 million on...
  • Box office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' still king, 'Purge' No. 2

    A raunchy romantic comedy, an anarchy thriller and an animated kids' flick weren’t enough to unseat the evolved primates┬áruling the box office. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” the 3-D sequel to the 2011 blockbuster "Rise of the...